Turkey: Central government gross debt stock at $243.9B
Debt stock 47.2% higher than November 2019, according to Treasury and Finance Ministry
The gross debt stock of Turkey's central government stood at 1.87 trillion Turkish liras (around $243.9 billion) at the end of November, according to official figures released on Monday.
The figure was 47.2% higher than the same month last year, the Treasury and Finance Ministry said in a statement.
Gross debt stock includes the outstanding debt of public sector institutions, the Central Bank, private companies, and households.
Around 42.3% of the debt stock is denominated in the local currency, while the rest is in foreign currencies, the ministry said.
While some 1.1 trillion Turkish liras ($140 billion) of the debt was domestic, around 797 billion Turkish liras ($103.8 billion) was external, it added.
The stock of the Treasury receivables stood at 18.5 billion Turkish liras ($2.41 billion) as of the end of November.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.