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
World Bank projects SSA’s growth to slow to 3.7%
Businessday - 10/5/2015 11:53:14 PM
Sub-Saharan Africa will see its economic growth slow to a six-year low of 3.7 percent, on account of drops in oil prices and other commodities, and worsened by weak global conditions, the World ... government debt continued to rise in many countries.
Nigeria: 'Online Publishers are Integral Stakeholders in Debt Management Operation'
AllAfrica - 10/5/2015 11:28:47 AM
"We also have a long standing tradition of interacting with editors of traditional media such as newspapers, because as the world ... public properly. "The relationship between online publishers and DMO in national debt management for the country is ...
Student debt squeezing parents and children simultaneously
The Miami Herald - 10/5/2015 4:00:47 PM
Roughly 6 million Gen-X households still owe student debt. Some, like Aguirre, are forgoing home ownership. Others have moved to remote stretches of the country to qualify for ... a semester’s tuition at a typical public university.
Student debt crisis: College loans are a multigenerational trap for parents, kids
MLive - 10/5/2015 11:50:15 AM
Roughly 6 million Gen-X households still owe student debt. Some, like Aguirre, are forgoing home ownership. Others have moved to remote stretches of the country to qualify for ... a semester's tuition at a typical public university. Pew's report warned ...
The World’s Largest For-Profit College Company Is Going Public
BuzzFeed - 10/6/2015 12:36:11 AM
Laureate Education, the world’s largest ... is planning to go public as a “benefit corporation,” a new class of corporation that is legally obliged to consider its social impact in addition to profits. Laureate will be the country’s first legally ...
Greek government to detail reforms in budget as eurozone officials discuss country's progress
The Province - 10/5/2015 2:34:53 PM
Canadian World Cup gives ... hope Monday that the country's newly elected government will deliver on promises to overhaul its economy, which would pave the way to the release of billions of bailout cash and potential help on debt repayments.
Orienting debt: banks look to south-east Asia to prop up shares
Crikey - 10/6/2015 1:47:46 AM
Just how nervous global financial markets are about debt in a commodities sector that has clearly not hit its nadir was on display on September 28, when shares in Glencore — not so long ago the world’s ... the serial public denials of companies ...
These Will Be the World's Top Economies in 2020
Investopedia - 10/5/2015 5:19:32 PM
As of 2015, the 10 largest economies in the world are the United States ... Advanced economies are also facing challenges in terms of public debt reduction and government budget deficits. The IMF also forecasts that growth of Asian economies will be ...
The Guardian view on George Osborne: a too-clever-by-half chancellor
The Guardian - 10/5/2015 10:41:39 PM
The chancellor posed as a northerner, a localist and a champion of labour, and offered any colour of democracy you like, as long as it’s blue Everything in the world, it is said ... and indeed of the national debt. Similar paradoxes bedevilled all ...
World Bank grants loan to Mozambique for financial sector
Macauhub - 10/6/2015 10:58:57 AM
particularly public debt markets.” The Director of the World Bank for Mozambique, Mark R. Lundell, cited in a statement, said that these loans had three main aims – to increase financial inclusion, improve financial stability and strengthen Mozambique ...
World Bank tips Malawi on economic growth: Caution on subsidies splurge
Nyasa Times - 10/6/2015 8:00:00 AM
World Bank has tipped Malawi and other sub-Saharan Africa countries ... and the debt is also rising ,” he said. The World Bank has been arguing that Farm Input Subsidy Programme (Fisp), which currently takes up 70 percent of the agricultural public ...
Kenya's economic growth could be highest in sub Sahara Africa - World Bank
Daily Nation - 10/6/2015 11:06:07 AM
A new World Bank report ... Kenya’s public debt remains around 40 per cent of GDP and it has a current account deficit of around 10 percent of GDP. Overall, however, Pulse predicts that most sub-Saharan Africa countries will grow at a slower pace ...
Philippines among Top Performers in East Asia and Pacific, Says World Bank Report
The World Bank - 10/6/2015 10:58:57 AM
This scenario is likely because China has sufficient policy buffers and tools to address the risk of a more pronounced slowdown, including relatively low public debt levels ... and social protection,” said World Bank Country Director Motoo Konishi.
WAYBACK BURGERS SELECTS THE OXFORD CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURS TO LEAD PROJECTED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING
NASDAQ - 10/5/2015 11:50:15 AM
Due to strong and growing demand for the brand domestically and around the world ... steady debt-free growth, locations in 22 states, new locations opening at a rate of two per month, in addition to an international development schedule in 32 countries ...
The 10 Most Competitive Countries in the World
Proactiveinvestors - 10/5/2015 1:16:09 PM
Since 1979, the World Economic ... very worst countries in terms of burdensome government regulations, ethical business practices, effect of taxation on incentives to invest and hiring and firing procedures. Besides a loss of trust in public and private ...