13 Feb 2023 18:38

Federal Government Debt at the end of January 2023

As of the end of January 2023, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 474.361 billion. This means that the debt increased by EUR 3.75 billion compared to December.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt increased by 923 million euros, to 461.246 billion euros.  

The net balance to be financed in January was EUR 923 million (to the detriment of the Treasury). 

For more details on the issuance and repayment of short-term and long-term debt in January 2023, please refer to the website www.debtagency.be. 

The average duration of the federal government debt increased by 0.07 years to 10.39 years in January 2023, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments increased by 0.09% to 1.52%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 13.28% and 36.88%, respectively.