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Statistical Press Release – General government financing – September 2019

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

Between January and September 2019, general government financing stood at -€1.3 billion, lower than €0.3 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 €2.3 billion. Conversely, financing obtained by the general government from resident banks amounted to -€3.5 billion (Chart 2). 

Financing through loans net of deposits amounted to -€2.7 billion, which offset financing through securities (€1.3 billion).

Next update: 19 Dec. 2019