16 Nov 2023 12:20

Federal Government Debt at the end of October 2023

As of the end of October 2023, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 507.082 billion. Federal government debt thus decreased by EUR 5.20 billion in October.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt increased by EUR 579 million to EUR 481.96 billion.

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR 494 million in October.

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

The average maturity of the federal government debt increased by 0.03 year to 10.68 years, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments increased by 0.04% to 1.86%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 12.87% and 40.64% respectively.