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the total of the nation's debts: debts of local and state and national governments

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In any case, it's very important that the public debt of mall countries is smaller than the public debt of large countries," Mrak stressed.
The report delivers an overview of development related to public debt movement and management.
In end November 2014, Macedonia's public debt was 45.
He also said that public debt will climb to 105% in 2014 and it will decline to 103% in 2015.
In addition, the governor ever gave assurances that the government would not enable investments in infrastructure to assure conditions for exploration of natural resources to cause public debt to slip.
According to the Ministry of Finance, at the end of the reporting period (end of July) the public debt amounted to 22.
Over the past few years, government relied mainly on the domestic borrowing which resulted in gradual increase of its share to around 70 percent of the total public debt as at end March, 2014 compared to 51 percent in 2008-09.
The National Audit Office Report showed the overall public debt stood at BD3.
The head of the central bank of UAE has said that the Emirates must expedite the issuance of a long-delayed public debt law, according to Reuters.
During 2012, the total public debt grew by 1 per cent, or 34 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP).
Is the combination of a higher economic growth and a higher public debt better than the one of a lower economic growth and a lower public debt?
CYPRUS' public debt showed a significant increase in 2012, according to data released yesterday by Eurostat.
Summary: Madrid: Spain's public debt hit a new record of 84.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said that the ratings on four Abu Dhabi-based government-related entities (GREs) are unaffected by the recently publicised directive on public debt policy, endorsed by the Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
In the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) area, the ratio of public debt over GDP was equal to 59% in 1989 (OECD 2009).