Public debt climbing at €1 billion a month

Page created: Thursday, 21 August 2014 14:55 GMT

Bank of Portugal  Public Debt  Public Debt Management

Portugal’s public debt reached 134% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at the end of June 2014, higher than the 132.4% seen three months earlier, the Bank of Portugal said on Thursday.

According to the figures in the statistics bulletin released by the Bank of Portugal, public debt from the Maastricht point of view (which is what counts for Brussels) went up to €223.3 billion in June this year, about €1 billion a month since March.

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