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Statistical Press Release – General government financing - January 2019

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.15 of the Statistical Bulletin and in BPstat, on general government financing for January 2019.


 In January 2019, general government financing stood at -€0.7 billion, compared to -€0.1 billion in the corresponding period in 2018 (Chart 1).

The general government obtained financing abroad and from residents (except for banks) to the amount of €1.5 billion and €0.3 billion respectively (Chart 2). Conversely, financing obtained by the general government from resident banks amounted to -€2.5 billion.

Financing through loans net of deposits amounted to -€3.9 billion, which offset financing through securities to the amount of €3.2 billion.

Next update: 23 Apr. 2019