15 Apr 2024 15:33

Federal Government Debt at the end of March 2024

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency:


As of the end of March 2024, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 522.771 billion. Federal government debt thus increased by EUR 2.11 billion since February.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt increased by EUR 8.10 billion to EUR 500.534 billion.

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR 8.579 billion in March.

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

The average maturity of the federal government debt decreased by 0.12 year to 10.56 years, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments decreased by 0.01% to 1.91%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 14.87% and 39.68% respectively.