15 Jun 2022 15:09

Federal Government Debt at the end of May 2022

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency:

As of the end of May 2022, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 463.463 billion. This debt has thus increased by 2.38 billion euros over the past month.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt rose by 3.47 billion euros to EUR 448.242 billion. 

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR 3.412 billion in May.

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

The average maturity of the federal government debt decreased by 0.01 year to 10.37 years in May 2022, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments slightly increased to 1.33%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 13.37% and 36.72% respectively.