NEWS Finance        20/05/2020

Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 225.8 billion in April 2020

According to figures prepared by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance, Turkey’s central administration gross debt was Turkish liras 1,576 billion (USD 222.5 billion) as of April 30th, 2020, an increase of 7.8% compared to the previous month in Turkish lira value.


This debt stock represents the outstanding debt of public sector institutions and the Central Bank. The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was TL 6.98 at the end of April 2020 and TL 6.57 at the end of March 2020.


Of the total gross debt stock, TL 739.5 billion (USD 106 billion), or 46.9%, was denominated in Turkish liras while TL 836.1 billion (USD 119.8 billion), or 53.1%, was in foreign currency. 

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