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Statistical Press Release – General government financing – June 2019

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