The borrowing requirements are determined by the budget deficit and the borrowing criteria by the existing debt portfolio, that are defined by The Budget Law of The Republic of Serbia.
The total debt stock as of March 29th 2013 equals EUR 19.39bn, out of which EUR 16.61bn. were direct and EUR 2.78bn contingent liabilities. Serbia seeks to develop its domestic money and capital markets through issuances of Government securities. In the period 2009 – 2012, there was no failed auction of Government Securities. The Eurobond issues increased the portion of the USD debt.