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, 2019See also: Public debt map
Take public debt ceiling increase into account to ensure goal of national financial security and stability
vietreader.com - 8/14/2020 7:31:00 AM
Mr. Vo Huu Hien Mr. Vo Huu Hien, Deputy Director of the Department of Debt Management and External Finance, Ministry of Finance spoke to the press aboutthis issue. How will the consideration of increa
Vietnam could afford raising public debt to support post-Covid recovery
vietreader.com - 8/11/2020 5:11:00 AM
Vietnam could afford widening public debt by additional 2 – 3 percentage points of GDP to mitigate negative Covid-19 economic impacts, as the ratio of public debt to GDP in this case would still be lower than the limit 65% set by the National Assembly,
Coronavirus | ‘Cancel debt of developing countries’
The Hindu - 7/21/2020 2:52:00 AM
"Austerity has become a permanent condition, which is what weakened the public health systems of so many countries and left them vulnerable to this global pandemic. To continue to service the debt ...
Elevated public debt has exacerbated pandemic impact - IMF Country Rep
Ghanaweb.com - 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
The Country Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Albert Touna Mama has said mounting public debt before the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the impact of the virus on sub ...
Public Debt and r - g at Risk
International Monetary Fund - 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM
Specifically, countries with higher initial public debt experience (i) a shorter duration of negative r-g episodes and a higher probability of reversal, (ii) higher average r-g, and (iii) a more right-skewed r-g distribution, that implies higher down-side ...
Can Nigeria Default On Its Chinese Debt?, By Nasiru Aminu
Premium Times - 8/8/2020 2:38:00 PM
That is because Nigeria controls its currency. If Nigeria owes debts and lacks the revenue (like tax and oil proceeds) to pay them, the Central Bank can be asked to print money to pay-off the debt. Of course,
Public debt not scary yet, PDMO says
Bangkok Post - 7/27/2020 6:30:00 AM
The average public debt of emerging-market countries stands at 48%, she said. Examining whether Thailand's public debt is at risk in terms of interest burden on the government budget is important ...
Public debt hits Sh6.6 trillion in May
Daily Nation - 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
“The increase in public debt in May was due to the inflows from international financial institutions (IMF, World Bank ... Following the country’s elevation to a lower middle income economy ...
Public debt, populism and protests as Tunisia faces crisis
Yahoo! News - 7/17/2020 2:14:00 PM
His resignation on Wednesday means there will be a new round of talks to try to form a government and, if that fails, another election just as the country demands clear ... by donors to curb spending and public debt. President Kais Saied appears to stand ...