Public debt management

In focus

  • Sovereign borrowing outlook for OECD countries

    30/06/2016 - Sovereign borrowing needs in the OECD area as a whole have declined, owing to fiscal consolidation efforts. Net borrowing requirements have continued to decline from their peaks attained in 2008/9 and gross borrowing requirements from their peaks attained in 2012.

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  • 15-16/02/2017, Paris - The forum will focus on policy challenges posed by global macroeconomic environment; issuance procedures, particularly choice of auction mechanisms; 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.