Romania’s external debt increases in March

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

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Romania’s external debt increased to 135.3 billion euros at the end of March from 134.6 billion euros at the end of 2021, the central bank announced on Friday.

The figure at the end of March includes 96.5 billion euros in long-term external debt, compared to 97.2 billion euros at the end of 2021.

The long-term external debt service ratio fell to 18.7% in March, from 16.4% at the end of 2021.

The ratio of the bank’s foreign exchange (FX) reserves to short-term external debt by residual maturity rose to 80.4% at the end of March, from 81.9% at the end of 2021.


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