Bond Market Data
Size of LCY Bond Market
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Size of Local Currency Bond Market (Local Sources)

This indicator shows the absolute amount of local currency (LCY) bonds outstanding, categorized as government and corporates. Government bonds include obligations of the central government, local governments, and the central bank. Corporates comprise both public and private companies, including financial institutions. Financial institutions comprise both private and public sector banks, and other financial institutions.

Bonds are defined as long-term bonds and notes, Treasury bills, commercial paper, and other short-term notes.
Note on the Data:

1. The total amount of LCY bonds outstanding is taken from:

VN: Bloomberg, LP.

2. The bonds of state-owned entities are categorized as government bonds.

3. End-of-period exchange rates are from Bloomberg, LP.