Definition: This entry records the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency. Public debt should not be confused with external debt, which reflects the foreign currency liabilities of both the private and public sector and must be financed out of foreign exchange earnings.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Public debt map
Stages of Nigeria’s Public Debt Management Strategy
Leadership - 12/5/2016 4:49:45 AM
the country is likely to choose to maintain foreign currency loan exposure of the multilaterals, such as the World Bank and the African Development Bank. But such will constitute a paltry percentage of the total public debt, whilst carrying relatively soft ...
Greek unions strike despite debt relief pledge
FOX News - 12/8/2016 9:39:41 AM
and left public hospitals running with emergency staff. The strike went ahead despite a decision this week by bailout lenders to grant Greece a series of short-term debt relief measures aimed at evening out the country's repayment schedule. Greece' left ...
International Debt Statistics 2017
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 12/7/2016 5:23:10 AM
IDS provides statistical tables showing the external debt of developing countries that report public and publicly guaranteed external debt to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System (DRS). In addition, the publication showcases the broader spectrum of ...
Challenges to debt sustainability in advanced economies
bruegel.org - 12/8/2016 1:07:16 PM
and its net public debt (net of international reserves, public pension assets, net credits to other countries, etc) amounted to “only” 126.2 percent of GDP in 2015. Stabilisation of high debt-to-GDP ratios on the 2015 level seems to be insufficient to ...
Dawn - 12/5/2016 6:37:07 AM
The World Bank has also declared India as the fastest-growing economy of 2017 at 7.8pc on the strength of robust consumer demand from a general increase in wages that offset a slowdown in investment. While private and public consumption has depicted ...
In Egypt : Country has 'three-year strategy' on economy, minister tells AFP
pulse.ng - 12/8/2016 11:05:35 AM
The country will also benefit from the release of the first tranche of a $1 billion World Bank loan and the deposit by the ... in a country where 27.8 percent live below the poverty line and public debt is nearing 100 percent of Gross Domestic Product.
The National Debt Explained
Investopedia - 11/30/2016 4:08:33 PM
Unfortunately, the manner in which the debt level is conveyed to the general public is usually ... in the eyes of the world, making it difficult for continued foreign investor confidence and investments in the U.S. The risk of the country defaulting ...
The US is $19.9 trillion in debt — here are the countries we owe the most
Yahoo Finance - 12/8/2016 8:31:05 PM
The Unites States has a massive monetary debt to the world, with China being one of the countries we owe the most.
Croatia public sector unions reject government offer on wage hike
investing.com - 12/7/2016 8:07:48 AM
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Public sector trade unions on Wednesday rejected a wage bill increase proposed by the Croatian government and invited the country's conservative prime ... its budget gap and tame the public debt. Public debt currently stands at about ...
Why The US Government Should NOT Refinance the National Debt with Longer Bonds
pragcap.com - 12/2/2016 5:24:55 PM
With a change in the US Treasury Secretary soon taking place I get to play fantasy world and imagine ... the maturity of the debt because eventually we are going to have higher interest rates and that is something this country is going to need to deal ...
Malaysia is the king of rubber gloves! What is your country best at?
expatgo.com - 12/6/2016 2:46:52 AM
To design the map, the team collected material from a databases across the world, including the CIA ... Lithuania having the fastest Wi-Fi and Liberia having the lowest public debt. My country, the UK produces the most billionaires (although I’d ...
Greece needs debt relief, eurozone central banker says
Cache Valley Daily - 11/28/2016 7:28:22 AM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A top European finance official on Monday urged Greece's bailout lenders to grant the country relief on its massive ... concerns about the sustainability of the Greek public debt," he told a business conference in Athens ahead ...
EAST COUNTY MAGAZINE WORLD WATCH: NATIONAL AND GLOBAL NEWS
East County Magazine - 12/7/2016 2:09:54 AM
Colombian peace deal passed by Congress, ending 52-year war (Reuters) Dutch parliament votes to ban burqa in public buildings (CS Monitor ... ADL Retracts Ellison DNC Endorsement (Jewish World Review) U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison's 2010 comments about Israeli ...
Portugal Expects No Debt Relief Before German Elections
New York Times - 12/6/2016 6:14:28 AM
Antonio Costa says the contentious issue of possible debt relief for heavily-indebted eurozone countries such as Portugal won't be up for discussion before Germans vote. But he said in an interview with Portuguese public broadcaster RTP late Monday that ...
President Obama Leaves National Debt Problem To Donald Trump
constitution.com - 12/3/2016 10:50:02 AM
While doing this, he has done nothing to hold down the debt load. White House advisors have quietly ... some economists believe runaway inflation can hit developed countries as well as Third World nations. They point to such countries as Argentina in ...