The MFS Government Markets Income Trust (the Fund) is a closed-end fund investing primarily in U.S. and foreign government securities. The Fund's investment objective is to seek high current income, also considers capital appreciation. The Fund invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets, including borrowings for investment purposes, in U.S. and foreign government securities. The Fund generally invests substantially all of the fund's assets in investment grade debt instruments. The Fund invests in its assets in asset-backed and/or mortgage-backed securities. The Fund invests in Mortgage Backed, U.S. Treasuries, U.S. Govt Agencies, High Grade Corporates, Emerging Markets Debt and Commercial Mtg Backed.The Fund's fund advisor is Massachusetts Financial Services Company.