Statistical Press Release - General government financing - August 2018
Between January and August 2018, general government financing stood at €1.9 billion, compared to €5.5 billion in the corresponding period in 2017 (Chart 1).
Financing obtained by the general government was chiefly from banks and other residents, to the amount of €0.7 billion and €1.7 billion respectively. Conversely, during this period, financing obtained by the general government from abroad totalled -€0.5 billion (Chart 2).
Financing through securities stood at €6.9 billion, which more than offset the reduction of €5.1 billion in financing through loans net of deposits.
Next update: 22 Nov. 2018