ISTANBUL

Turkey’s short-term external debt stock amounted to $121.3 billion as of the end of September, official data showed on Monday.

The country’s external debt stock — maturing within one year or less — rose 6% in September versus the end of 2018, according to the data of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT).

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

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