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Government Debt

government debt

see NATIONAL DEBT.
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According to an amendment in the State Bank of Pakistan Act 2012, government borrowing from the SBP is required to be repaid at the end of each quarter and the existing stocks to be retired within eight years starting from this fiscal year.
Labour's shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, Angela Eagle, said: "While the Conservative-led Government's deep cuts and tax rises have now kicked in, these disap-pointing figures show that Government borrowing was higher last month than a year ago.
CHANCELLOR George Osborne was dealt an unexpected pre-Budget blow as Government borrowing last month came in higher than City expectations.
Since the beginning of Q4-FY10, government borrowing has increased by another Rs150 billion, reaching Rs1310 billion (on cash basis) on 14 May 2010 against the end-June target of Rs1130 billion.
That is the extra Government borrowing needed over the next five years, in the wake of a worldwide slump.
5 percent inflation target for the ongoing fiscal year but the PIDE survey revealed that there has been strong upward pressure on inflation in Pakistan mainly because of unrestrained government borrowing from the central bank as well as from commercial banks and the unending energy crises and its rising cost.
C HANCELLOR Alistair Darling yesterday revealed plans for record Government borrowing as he attempted to plot a way out of recession - and a path to a general election victory next year.
IRELAND is in danger of joining Germany and Portugal in busting eurozone limits on government borrowing next year, leading stockbrokers warned yesterday.
Critics say that the rate cut will lead to further government borrowing from the banks, instead of benefiting the private sector, particularly at a time when elections are nearing and the government wants more money in hand to take populist measures.
ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Excessive government borrowing from banking sector has drastically reduced credit availability for private sector hampering the revival of trade & industrial activities and government should control this pernicious trend to revive private sector credit which was critical for stimulating economic activities.
But Dominique Strauss-Kahn argued that more Government borrowing was the lesser of two evils during the economic downturn.

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