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Statistical Press Release - Public debt - August 2018

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.15 of the Statistical Bulletin and in BPstat, on public debt for August 2018.

In August 2018 public debt stood at €249.3 billion (Chart 1), up by €1.0 billion from the end of July. This increase was chiefly due to debt securities issued (Chart 2).

General government deposits rose by €3.8 billion, with public debt net of deposits decreasing by -€2.8 billion from the previous month, to a total of €224.9 billion. 

Next update: 2 Nov. 2018