November 11 (SeeNews) - Romania's foreign debt totalled 78.125 billion euro ($117.5 billion) at the end of September, up 8.5% from the end of 2008, the central bank said on Wednesday.
The end-September figure includes 62.863 billion euro in long-term and medium-term foreign debt, which was 22.2% higher compared to end-2008, the central bank said in a statement.
The figure for the long-term and medium-term foreign debt includes government debt and privately-held debt.
Details of Romania's foreign debt follow (in billions of euro):
|Total foreign debt
|Short-term foreign debt
|Long/medium term foreign debt
|- Public debt
|- State-guaranteed debt
|- Non-guaranteed debt
|- Foreign resident deposits
|- debt to IMF*
* Loans under Romania's stand-by agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) signed on May 4.
NOTES: Romania paid 7.202 billion euro on its long-term and medium-term foreign debt in the first nine months of the year. The long-term and medium-term foreign debt servicing rate, calculated as the ratio of debt payments to total exports, was 27.4% in the same period, compared to 31.5% at the end of 2008.