12 Mar 2024 19:17

Federal Government Debt at the end of February 2024

As of the end of February 2024, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 520.664 billion. Federal government debt thus increased by EUR 12.86 billion since January.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt increased by EUR 6.65 billion to EUR 492.438 billion.

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR 6.671 billion in February.

For more details on the issuance and repayment of short-term and long-term debt in February 2024, please refer to the website www.debtagency.be.

The average maturity of the federal government debt increased by 0.12 year to 10.68 years, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments increased by 0.04% to 1.92%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 14.60% and 40.04% respectively.