Austria to Issue More Bonds in 2012

Markets ♦ Published: December 2, 2011; 10:04 ♦ (Vindobona)

Total issue volume will be € 27-30bn. At the end of November, Austria’s bond debt stood at € 162.9bn

Austria to Issue More Bonds in 2012 / Picture: © Calculation

In 2012, Austria will issue significantly more government bonds than this year. The Austrian Federal Financing Agency (AFFA) on Thursday announced that bonds with a total volume of € 20-24bn will be issued.

Including financial instruments such as treasury bills and private placements, the issue volume will amount to € 27-30bn, compared to a planned range of € 22-25bn in…