Netherlands to issue longer bonds under new framework

By Burhan Khadbai
25 Nov 2019

The Netherlands has announced a new policy framework for its funding programme over the next six years in which it will extend the average maturity of its debt and swap portfolio to lock in low rates for a longer period of time.

Under the new framework, the average maturity of the Netherlands’ debt and swap portfolio will be gradually extended from 6.4 to eight years. The new framework will come into effect from January 2020 and run until 2025.

“By further extending the average maturity of the debt portfolio the ...

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