Gross External Debt Drops by 1.3% at End-February, Y/Y
Thursday, 02 May 2019
Bulgaria's gross external debt amounted to 33,349.1 million euro (56.4 per cent of GDP) at end-February 2019, dropping by 435.6 million euro (1.3 per cent) year on year, the Bulgarian National Bank said on Tuesday, BNA reported.
Long-term liabilities totalled 25,121.8 million euro (75.3 per cent of the total debt, 42.5 per cent of GDP) at end-February 2019, decreasing by 874.3 million euro (3.4 per cent) year on year.
Short-term liabilities equalled 8,227.3 million euro (24.7 per cent of the total debt, 13.9 per cent of GDP), growing by 438.7 million euro (5.6 per cent) year on year.
General government's gross external debt totalled 5,513.6 million euro (9.3 per cent of GDP) at end-February 2019. On a year-on-year basis, general government's debt decreased by 125.6 million euro (2.2 per cent).