By end of November 2007 long-term liabilities amounted to EUR 17,676.6 million (67.3% of total debt), and short-term liabilities to EUR 8,571.5 million (32.7% of total debt), shows data released by the Bulgarian National Bank.
General Government’s external debt drops 16.2% y/y to EUR 3,072.5 million (10.7% of GDP). The decrease is mainly due to repayment of global bonds and to the full repayment of the debt to the International Monetary Fund ahead of schedule.
Banks’ external debt stood at EUR 5,080.5 million (17.8% of GDP), which is a 51.5% hike since end of 2006. Other Sectors’ debt amounted to EUR 9,082.6 million, or 26.3% up since 31 Dec 2006
As of end-November 2007 the stock of Direct Investment liabilities was EUR 9,012.5 million, up by EUR 3,113.5 million (52.8%) against the end of 2006.
In January – November 2007, gross external debt service reached EUR 5,012.4 million (17.5% of GDP) against EUR 3,765 million (15% of GDP) for the same period in 2006.
The value of loans and deposits received from nonresidents between Jan – Nov 2007 came to EUR 9,454 million (33.1% of GDP), compared to EUR 7,576 million (30.2% of GDP) a year ago.
At the end of November net external debt stood at EUR 9,795.6 million (34.3% of GDP), which is 64.2% up since the start of the year. In December 2006 it amounted to EUR 5,964 million (23.8% of GDP).