Statistical Press Release – General government financing - February 2019
In the first two months of 2019, general government financing stood at -€0.6 billion, lower than €0.2 billion in the corresponding period in 2018 (Chart 1).
Since the beginning of the year, financing obtained by the general government abroad amounted to €2.1 billion (Chart 2), which was more than offset by a decrease of €2.9 billion in net financing obtained from resident banks.
Financing through loans net of deposits amounted to -€4.6 billion, which offset financing through securities to the amount of €4.0 billion.
Next updar: 22 May 2019