15 Dec 2022 14:50

Federal Government Debt at the end of November 2022

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency:


As of the end of November 2022, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 470.481 billion. This means that this debt increased by EUR 3.15 billion compared to October.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt increased by 4.56 billion euros, to 459.684 billion euros.

The net balance to be financed in November was EUR 4.547 billion (to the detriment of the Treasury).

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

The average duration of the federal government debt decreased by 0.17 years to 10.35 years in November 2022, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments increased by 0.05% to 1.41%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 13.21% and 36.90%, respectively.