Total liabilities of the Government increased to Rs 93.89 lakh Crore at the end of December 2019, up 3.2% as compared to the previous quarter, said Finance Ministry data today.
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The liabilities, including those under the public account, had stood at Rs 91,01,484 Crores at the end of September 2019. Public debt accounted for 90.4% of total outstanding liabilities at the end of December 2019.
The Public Debt Management Quarterly Report further said the proportion of debt (dated securities) maturing in less than one year was higher at 6.64% at the end of December 2019 as compared to its previous quarter level of 5.41%.
Debt maturing in the next 5 years worked out to 31.7% of total outstanding debt at the end of December 2019 or 6.3 % of outstanding stock, on an average, needs to be repaid every year over the next 5 years.
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