Statistical Press Release – General government financing – March 2019
In the first three months of 2019, general government financing stood at -€0.8 billion, lower than €0.1 billion in the corresponding period in 2018 (Chart 1).
Since the beginning of the year, general government has obtained financing abroad to the amount of €3.9 billion (Chart 2). Conversely, financing obtained by general government from resident banks amounted to -€4.8 billion.
Financing through loans net of deposits amounted to -€5.8 billion, which offset financing through securities to the amount of €4.9 billion.
Next update: 26 Jun. 2019