The bank said the currency breakdown of the debt stock was composed of 50.9% U.S. dollar, 30.4% euro, 13% Turkish lira and 5.7% other currencies.
Banks’ short-term external debt stock posted a decline of 0.4% to $56.9 billion and other sectors’ short-term external debt stock rose 12.8% to $58 billion over the same period.
The rest of the amount — some $8.2 billion — belonged to the CBRT.
“From the borrowers side, the short-term debt of public sector, which consists of public banks, posted $22.5 billion.
“And the short-term debt of private sector climbed 7.4% to $92.4 billion compared to the end of 2018,” the bank said.
Short-term foreign exchange (FX) loans of the banks received from foreign countries dropped 14.2% to $9.5 billion, the bank data showed.
Non-residents’ — except banking sector — FX deposits within residents banks saw a rise of 8.6% compared to the end of 2018, reaching $20.6 billion.
Meanwhile, non-resident banks’ deposits totaled $13.2 billion, up 1.5% in the same period.
Hurriyet Daily News