Turkey's Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on April 7 that the Treasury's cash balance last month saw a deficit of 40.4 billion Turkish liras ($6.1 billion).
In March, the Treasury's cash revenues amounted to nearly 53.9 billion Turkish liras ($8.15 billion), showing a 21% decline on a yearly basis.
The Turkish Treasury borrowed nearly 12.6 billion Turkish liras (nearly $1.8 billion) from domestic markets on April 6.
Some 7.6 billion Turkish liras ($1.1 billion) in 14-month zero coupon Treasury bills- first issue- were sold in the first auction, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced.
The Treasury bills will be settled on Wednesday and mature on June 9, 2021.
Turkey's Treasury will repay debts worth 86.5 billion Turkish liras (some $13.1 billion) in the April-June period, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on March 31.
The Treasury will repay 35.1 billion Turkish liras ($5.3 billion) in external debts, including 6.8 billion Turkish liras ($1.03 billion) in interest payments.