12 Oct 2022 17:17

Federal Government Debt at the end of September 2022

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency  

At the end of September 2022, the federal government debt amounted to 468.602 billion euros. This debt thus decreased by 5.55 billion euros compared to August.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt however increased by 3.52 billion euros to EUR 456.182 billion. 

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR -3.683 billion in September 2022.

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

The average maturity of the federal government debt increased by 0.02 year to 10.45 years in September 2022, while the average interest rate on debt instruments decreased by 0.03%, to 1.34%. The refinancing risks at 12 and 60 months amounted to 12.55% and 36.09%, respectively.