NBP: Poland's foreign debt rises to EUR 187.8bn at end Q3/2009.

By bne IntelliNews January 4, 2010
Poland's total foreign debt increased to EUR 187.78bn at the end of Q3/2009 from EUR 175.24bn a quarter earlier, the National Bank of Poland (NBP) has announced. A year earlier, the figure was EUR 186.05bn. Long-term debt stood at EUR 140.03bn, while short-term debt - at EUR 47.75bn. At that time, non-financial enterprises' foreign debt amounted to EUR 84.23bn vs. EUR 81.14bn a quarter earlier and EUR 85.48bn a year before. Foreign debt of the central and local government sector (the general government sector) rose to EUR 56.91bn at the end of Q3 from EUR 49.77bn a quarter earlier and compared to EUR 53.00bn a year earlier. In the same period, the foreign debt of the banking sector rose to EUR 43.07bn from EUR 42.02bn at the end of June, 2009 and from EUR 39.41bn a year ago. ISB, tom

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