Statistical Press Release – General government financing - October 2019
Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.15 of the Statistical Bulletin and in BPstat, on general government financing for October 2019.
Between January and October 2019, general government financing stood at -€21 million, lower than €1.2 billion in the corresponding period in 2018 (Chart 1).
Since the beginning of the year, general government has obtained financing abroad and from residents (except for banks) to the amount of €1.5 billion and €0.4 billion respectively. Conversely, financing obtained by the general government from resident banks amounted to -€1.9 billion (Chart 2).
Financing through loans net of deposits amounted to -€2.3 billion, which offset financing through securities (€2.3 billion).
Next update: 22 Jan. 2019