WATC’s new-money requirement eases in 2019/20 borrowing programme

Western Australian Treasury Corporation (WATC) revealed a A$7.7 billion (US$5.3 billion) borrowing programme for the 2019/20 financial year on 13 May, following the release of the Western Australia (WA) state budget on 9 May. The new-money requirement is A$1.1 billion, down from the estimated A$1.5 billion at the last update on 31 March.