14 Jul 2023 11:10

Federal Government Debt at the end of June 2023

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency:


As of the end of June 2023, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 494.454 billion. This debt has thus increased by 1.25 billion euros over the month of June.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt rose by 3.44 billion euros to EUR 478.038 billion. 

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR 3.43 billion in June (to the detriment of the Treasury).

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

The average maturity of the federal government debt increased by 0.01 year to 10.56 years in June 2023, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments increased by 0.05% to 1.71%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 12.63% and 38.95% respectively.