Belgium - Net lending

Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (current LCU)

The value for Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (current LCU) in Belgium was -4,797,700,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 628,400,000 in 2002 and a minimum value of -15,930,700,000 in 2009.

Definition: Net lending (+) / net borrowing (–) equals government revenue minus expense, minus net investment in nonfinancial assets. It is also equal to the net result of transactions in financial assets and liabilities. Net lending/net borrowing is a summary measure indicating the extent to which government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy or abroad, or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors in the economy or from abroad.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

Year Value
1995 -8,195,600,000
1996 -8,019,500,000
1997 -4,822,700,000
1998 -3,214,200,000
1999 -2,424,300,000
2000 -159,800,000
2001 -1,327,400,000
2002 628,400,000
2003 -5,016,100,000
2004 -539,400,000
2005 -8,463,200,000
2006 334,500,000
2007 -1,580,500,000
2008 -4,306,500,000
2009 -15,930,700,000
2010 -11,498,200,000
2011 -13,719,800,000
2012 -14,062,600,000
2013 -9,991,999,000
2014 -10,140,700,000
2015 -4,797,700,000

Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (% of GDP)

Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (% of GDP) in Belgium was -1.169 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 0.228 in 2002, while its lowest value was -4.568 in 2009.

Definition: Net lending (+) / net borrowing (–) equals government revenue minus expense, minus net investment in nonfinancial assets. It is also equal to the net result of transactions in financial assets and liabilities. Net lending/net borrowing is a summary measure indicating the extent to which government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy or abroad, or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors in the economy or from abroad.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1995 -3.873
1996 -3.714
1997 -2.134
1998 -1.371
1999 -0.993
2000 -0.062
2001 -0.499
2002 0.228
2003 -1.775
2004 -0.181
2005 -2.717
2006 0.102
2007 -0.458
2008 -1.216
2009 -4.568
2010 -3.149
2011 -3.619
2012 -3.629
2013 -2.547
2014 -2.533
2015 -1.169

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance