Public debt management

In focus

  • Sovereign borrowing outlook for OECD countries

    15/2/2017 - Sovereign gross borrowing needs in the OECD area have continued to decline from the peaks attained in 2012. They are expected to be USD 9.5 trillion in 2017, approximately the same level as 2016.

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  • 2017 Global Forum on Public Debt Management

    15-16/02/2017, Paris - Participants debated policy challenges posed by global macroeconomic environment; issuance procedures; the role of debt managers in pricing and managing contingent liabilities; and the implications of debt strategies for domestic debt markets.

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Governments are amongst the major issuers of debt instruments in the global financial market. The OECD provides a unique policy forum for government debt managers to exchange views and experiences.

Monitoring sovereign borrowing

Trends and developments associated with sovereign borrowing requirements and debt levels from the perspective of debt managers.


Sovereign debt and financial stability

‌In-depth analysis addressing the financial market dimension of sovereign debt challenges to assist policy makers in designing, adopting, and implementing appropriate policies.


OECD-Italian Treasury network for emerging markets

The Public Debt Management Network offers emerging market partners a platform for knowledge, contact and dialogue.