Turkish Treasury to repay over $12.6B debt in May-July
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
The Turkish Treasury will repay debts worth 88.3 billion Turkish liras (some $12.64 billion) in the May-July period, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on April 30.
The Treasury will repay 36 billion Turkish liras ($5.15 billion) in external debts, including 6.3 billion Turkish liras ($901.7 million) in interest payments.
For the next three months, 52.4 billion Turkish liras ($7.5 billion) of domestic debt redemption is also projected- with around 16.5 billion Turkish liras ($2.36 billion) of this amount in interest payments, while the rest will be principal payment.
According to the ministry's borrowing strategy, the Treasury will borrow 89 billion Turkish liras ($12.7 billion) from domestic markets in the next three months.
The Treasury has projected to hold 24 bond auctions and direct sale of lease certificates- no planned external borrowing- in May-July period.