16 Sep 2022 15:19

Federal Government Debt at the end of August 2022

At the end of August 2022, the federal government debt amounted to 474.151 billion euros. This debt thus increased by 4.68 billion euros compared to July.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt increased by 5.07 billion euros to EUR 452.665 billion. 

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR -5.064 billion in August 2022.

For more details on the issuance and repayment of short-term and long-term debt in August 2022, please refer to the website www.debtagency.be.

The average maturity of the federal government debt decreased by 0.14 year to 10.43 years in August 2022, while the average interest rate on debt instruments remained at the same level (1.37%). The refinancing risks at 12 and 60 months amounted to 12.87% and 36.32%, respectively.