Archived - Debt Management Report 2004–2005

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Table of Contents

Foreword by the Minister of Finance

Purpose of This Publication


Part I: Debt Management Context

The Fiscal Plan
Composition of the Federal Debt

Part II: Report on 2004–2005 Debt Strategy

Cost and Risk
Maintaining a Well-Functioning Market
Framework Reviews
Debt Strategy Plan and Summary of Actions Taken

Part III: Programs and Indicators

Domestic Debt Programs
Cash Management
Foreign Currency Debt Programs
Holdings of Government of Canada Debt
External Evaluations

Annex 1: Composition of the Federal Debt

Annex 2: Glossary

Annex 3: Contact Information

Reference Tables

I Gross Public Debt, Outstanding Market Debt and Debt Charges

II Government of Canada Outstanding Market Debt

III Average Weekly Domestic Market Trading in Government of Canada Securities, April 2004 to March 2005

IV Distribution of Domestic Holdings of Government of Canada Securities

V Non-Resident (Direct) Holdings of Government of Canada Debt

VI Fiscal 2004–05 Treasury Bill Program

VII Fiscal 2004–05 Treasury Bill Auction Results

VIII Fiscal 2004–05 Canadian-Dollar Marketable Bond Program

IX Fiscal 2004–05 Marketable Bond Auction Results

X Outstanding Government of Canada Canadian-Dollar
Marketable Bonds as at March 31, 2005

XI Government of Canada Swaps Outstanding as at March 31, 2005

XII Bond Buyback Program—Operations in 2004–05

XIII Canada Savings Bonds and Canada Premium Bonds,
Fiscal 1983–84 to Fiscal 2004–05

XIV Crown Corporation Borrowings as at March 31, 2005