St. Lucia - Net lending

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

The value for Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (current LCU) in St. Lucia was -113,530,100 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14,006,810 in 2007 and a minimum value of -241,021,700 in 2013.

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
2000 -23,330,470
2001 -62,702,600
2002 -44,868,000
2003 -129,783,000
2004 -100,386,900
2005 -133,207,300
2006 -84,131,840
2007 14,006,810
2008 1,357,497
2009 -65,206,320
2010 -20,451,570
2011 -161,820,900
2012 -228,878,700
2013 -241,021,700
2014 -113,530,100

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

Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (% of GDP) in St. Lucia was -2.709 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 14 years was 0.406 in 2007, while its lowest value was -5.991 in 2013.

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
2000 -1.102
2001 -3.122
2002 -2.221
2003 -5.835
2004 -4.163
2005 -5.187
2006 -2.747
2007 0.406
2008 0.039
2009 -1.912
2010 -0.548
2011 -4.169
2012 -5.900
2013 -5.991
2014 -2.709

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance