Romania end-March foreign debt falls

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Romania's foreign debt decreased to EUR 123.6 billion at the end of March from EUR 125.9 bln at the end of 2020, the country's central bank said on Friday.

The end-March figure includes EUR 89.5 billion in long-term foreign debt, down from EUR 92.8 billion at the end of 2020, the bank said.

In a separate statement, the central bank said that Romania's current account deficit widened to EUR 1,406 million in March 2021, from EUR 559 million in the same month last year.

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