Syrian Arab Republic - Net lending

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

The value for Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (current LCU) in Syrian Arab Republic was -53,742,000,000 as of 2009. As the graph below shows, over the past 11 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17,094,000,000 in 2001 and a minimum value of -75,112,000,000 in 2005.

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
1998 -17,935,000,000
1999 -9,218,000,000
2000 -10,174,000,000
2001 17,094,000,000
2002 -21,392,000,000
2003 -32,712,000,000
2004 -62,680,000,000
2005 -75,112,000,000
2006 -58,835,000,000
2007 -61,701,000,000
2008 -57,490,000,000
2009 -53,742,000,000

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

Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (% of GDP) in Syrian Arab Republic was -3.06 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 9 years was 1.68 in 2001, while its lowest value was -4.99 in 2005.

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
1998 -2.27
1999 -1.13
2000 -1.10
2001 1.68
2002 -2.02
2003 -3.05
2004 -4.95
2005 -4.99
2006 -3.45
2007 -3.06

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance