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
Italians’ Public Debt Share Jumps 2,617 Euros Each on Renzi Miss
Bloomberg - 1/16/2017 10:58:06 PM
The country’s public debt is the euro region’s largest in absolute terms ... will take part in a panel discussion on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he is likely to face questions on Italy’s finances. Renzi oversaw an increase ...
The nightmarish state of the public finances makes NHS reform even more urgent
CITY A.M. - 1/18/2017 4:26:12 AM
According to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the accelerating cost of the NHS will double the national debt relative to GDP by the ... seriously the slow-burning threats to the country’s public finances. The political cycle is partly at ...
The 9 advanced economies with the best quality of life in the world
The Business Insider - 1/16/2017 1:58:15 AM
The World Economic Forum just released its ranking ... depletion and human capital investment), demographic dependency ratio, public debt and carbon intensity. Out of the 109 countries measured, 30 are considered "advanced economies."
Public debt, political gain: Govt faces tough balancing act on rising expenditures in 2017
Dawn - 1/4/2017 6:08:42 AM
An uptick in world oil prices or further slowdown in remittance ... Another way to gauge the increase in public debt burden of the country is to compare it with relevant global public debt statistics. Pakistan’s net public debt to GDP ratio increased ...
IMF raises China growth forecast but warns on debt
Public Opinion - 1/16/2017 2:51:20 PM
BEIJING (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for China but warned that rising debt which has prompted concern about the country's finances increases the risk of a sharper slowdown. The world's second-largest economy ...
15 of the world's happiest places
CNN - 1/16/2017 10:05:01 AM
This year, January 16 is supposedly a perfect storm of cruddy weather, mounting debt, post-holiday fatigue ... Owensboro, KY 42301 MORE: Where are the world's happiest countries? Cherry blossom season in Kyoto, Japan In early April, cherry blossoms ...
National debt is our biggest security threat: Column
USA Today - 1/10/2017 7:30:28 PM
Although counterintuitive, Democratic presidents, at least those after World War II, have reduced deficits as a portion of the value of the national economy (GDP) while Republican presidents have increased them — thus accumulating less public debt as a ...
Kenya: IMF, World Bank Cautious About Kenya's Economic Growth
AllAfrica - 1/12/2017 8:00:54 AM
and a ballooning public debt. Although government data has painted a rosy picture of the economic performance over the nine months to September 2016, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are cautious about the country's growth prospects as ...
American Public Absorbs Loss From Treasury Debt Plunge
republicbroadcasting.org - 1/5/2017 11:54:06 PM
Three months of lower Treasury Debt (TD) prices has wiped out about one $trillion in the value of all Treasury Bonds, notes, and bills which represent about 5% of its total value. The American public is ... in the electronic world of today.
Bulletin Board: Reading Public Library slates program on how to live without debt
Reading Eagle - 1/10/2017 5:11:29 AM
Figure out how to get out of debt and live debt ... Department at 610-655-6355. World War II Army veteran Evald Holtz will be the featured speaker during the monthly veterans program Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Wyomissing Public Library, 9 Reading Blvd.
These are the most inclusive economies in the world
weforum.org - 1/16/2017 7:20:22 AM
ranks the world’s advanced and developing economies based on their performance against key performance indicators ranging from poverty, inequality to public debt and environmental factors. Norway tops the IDI, with high and rising living standards ...
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2017
UN News Centre - 1/17/2017 9:23:52 PM
Although a modest global recovery is projected for 2017-18, the world economy has ... downturn in private and public investment in recent years, particularly in the oil and extractive industries. In commodity-exporting countries, Governments have curtailed ...
Weak and Unequal Recovery: Five-Year Average Decline in Living Standards in Advanced Countries Highlights Need for New Growth Model
hellenicshippingnews.com - 1/16/2017 10:29:28 PM
The World Economic Forum today issued a report proposing ... depletion and human capital investment), demographic dependency ratio, public debt and carbon intensity. 51% of the 103 countries for which these data are available saw their IDI scores decline ...
World Bank teams in Zimbabwe to assist economic recovery
Xinhua News Agency - 1/17/2017 3:04:28 PM
HARARE, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- World Bank teams are ... assistance since 2000 when the country started defaulting on loan repayments to the global lender and other multilateral creditors. Zimbabwe cleared a 15-year debt amounting to 108 million dollars ...
Eight Men Now Own the Same as the Poorest Half of the World
Moyers & Company - 1/17/2017 9:59:39 PM
However, in terms of population, this group is insignificant at the aggregate global level, where 70 percent of people in the bottom 50 percent live in low-income countries. The total net debt of the bottom ... and other public bads created by prevailing ...