government debt

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Government Debt

government debt

see NATIONAL DEBT.
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Uncontrolled government borrowing has led to an accumulated debt of $141 billion that cannot be repaid.
The National Bank of Malawi warns of severe economic repercussions "on the level of government borrowing, and therefore markets will be watching interest rates very closely, and will adjust their bids at treasury bill auctions.
At the same time, the budget must improve the efficiency of government spending in order to whittle down the scale of new government borrowing ''as much as possible,'' Miyazawa said.
This led to Maastricht rules limiting government borrowing.
Minimizing government borrowing is not a unwise goal, but it is not sufficient to ensure economic success.
Cyclical changes in government borrowing tend to offset part of the fluctuation in output that would otherwise occur, hence they are often described as "automatic stabilisers".
Mainstream macroeconomic models predict that increases in government borrowing raise interest rates.
A decline in government borrowing has also encouraged investors to seek out new asset classes such as CMBS.
UK GOVERNMENT BORROWING DROPS Britain saw borrowing fall last month as it recorded its biggest public finance surplus for January since 2008.
A significant decline in government borrowing was the key reason behind NDA plunge.
The government sought waivers from the IMF for failure to meet two performance benchmarks including performance criteria on net swap/forward position and government borrowing from the State bank of Pakistan.
The announcement will see 150 school building projects accelerated, with PS30m provided by the Welsh Government and PS170m from local government borrowing.

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