Statistical Press Release – General government financing – June 2019
In the first half of 2019, general government financing stood at €1.7 billion, lower than €4.4 billion in the corresponding period of 2018 (Chart 1).
Since the beginning of the year, general government has obtained financing abroad to the amount of €2.1 billion (Chart 2). Conversely, financing obtained from resident banks amounted to -€0.5 billion.
Financing through securities amounted to €2.4 billion, which more than offset financing through loans net of deposits (-€0.7 billion).
Next update: 19 Sep. 2019