Figure accounts for 58% of Turkey’s gross domestic product as of Dec. 31, according to Treasury and Finance Ministry
Turkey’s gross external debt stock totaled $436.9 billion at the end of 2019, the Treasury and Finance Ministry reported Tuesday.
The figure was 58% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) last year, the ministry said in a statement.
The country’s net foreign debt totaled $244.6 billion as of Dec. 31, accounting for 32.5% of its GDP.
Treasury guaranteed foreign debt stock was $14.3 billion as of end-December, the data showed.
EU-defined general government debt stock amounted to 1.4 trillion Turkish liras ($238.3 billion), or 33.1% of GDP at the end of last year.
The public net debt stock reached 693.1 billion Turkish liras ($116.5 billion) in the same period.