18 Dec 2023 15:57

Federal Government Debt at the end of November 2023

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency:


As of the end of November 2023, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 506.840 billion. Federal government debt thus decreased by EUR 0.24 billion in November.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt increased by EUR 4.49 billion to EUR 486.45 billion.

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR 4.480 billion in November.

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

The average maturity of the federal government debt decreased by 0.15 year to 10.53 years in November, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments increased by 0.03% to 1.89%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 13.62% and 40.92% respectively.