In the euro area the government debt
to GDP ratio declined from 87.1% at the end of 2017 to 85.1% in 2018, and in the EU28 from 81.7% to 80.0%, according to Eurostat.
It was also not clear whether the SBP has added $1 billion in Saudi loan to the federal government debt
which was received in November.
Fitch expected the banks to reduce their government debts
and seek to increase lending to the private sector, in order to protect their margins, however, this weakens capital ratios, given that investing in loans means bearing certain risk levels, compared to sovereign debts.
The Debt Management Office commenced registering government debt
instruments at the Securities Depository Center via the Tadawul platform in April 2017.
Fahad Al Saif, the president of the Debt Management Office at the Ministry of Finance, said the listing of government debt
instruments on Tadawul was a key pillar of the Saudi government's strategy to make the kingdom a global investment powerhouse.
reduced by e1/4683 million compared to 2016, due to early repayments of debt to the Central Bank of Cyprus amounting to e1/4613m and e1/4288m to the IMF.
For comparison: The country's government debt
More than Pound 143 million was saved on government debt
At about 67 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in FY2016, Pakistan's general government debt
level is materially higher than that of B3-rated peers (which have a median debt level of about 50 percent of GDP).
The ratio declined even as the nominal government debt
rose 4.2 percent to P5.022 trillion from P4.819 trillion in 2015, said Beltran, who is also the Department of Finance's chief economist.
The Latvian government debt
may grow to 40 per cent of GDP by the end of this year, Kaspars Abolins, the head of the Treasury, said on the morning news programme of the LNT commercial television on Aug.