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Synonyms for debt ceiling

the maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity

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Recto said the government was only P1.4 trillion away from his proposed debt cap equivalent to half of the GDP.
below the debt cap and Moody's net direct and indirect debt to increase
"There has been some talk of a short term debt cap bill with neither side ruling this option out in order to buy more time to come to a more permanent agreement," said Michael Hewson, senior market analyst at CMC Markets.
The leaders are banking on winning public support for a strategy of pairing their goals of spending cuts, looser environmental regulations and an Obamacare delay with the increase in the debt cap, rather than using the possibility of a government shutdown as leverage to win their objectives.
The 10-year loan, fixed at 3.6% and sized at a 9% debt cap, will amortize over a 30 year schedule for the borrower, Dan-D, a local real estate developer, owner, and manager.
The Republicans have demanded that raising the debt cap should be accompanied by deep spending cuts.
On Wednesday, Aso said the government will lift the annual new debt cap of 44 trillion yen, set by the DPJ, in order to create a supplementary budget of trillions of yen in stimulus spending for the current fiscal year.
We are now firmly within the "worldwide debt cap rules" and fully expect to have first sight of the changes to "controlled foreign company legislation" shortly.
The rules aim to eliminate overspending by forcing member states to enact budget cuts if they cross the EU's 3% of GDP deficit limit or the 60% of GDP debt cap. Countries that fail to make the necessary cuts will be fined.
He must now be feeling a bit uneasy in the wake of a looming US default in case the debt cap is not removed within a few days' time.
say they will not vote to increase the debt cap without a significant
However, Republicans in Congress -- which sets the debt cap into law -- have refused to raise it unless the move is accompanied by deep spending cuts, and their talks with Democrats have made little visible progress.
"The public debt cap is meant to ensure the UAE does not borrow excessively," Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, told the FNC.
A worldwide debt cap has been introduced with effect from 2010, but this brings opportunities as well as restrictions.