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Value, measure, or degree; a charge, payment, or price determined through the application of a mathematical formula or based upon a scale or standard.

For example, an interest rate is determined by the ratio between the principal and interest.

Rate is also used synonymously with tax.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

RATE. A public valuation or assessment of every man's estate; or the ascertaining how much tax every one shall pay. Vide Pow. Mortg. Index, h.t.; Harr. Dig. h.t.; 1 Hopk. C. R. 87.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The annual growth rate of outstanding short-term debt securities issued by MFIs increased from 5.7% in May 2019 to 6.2% in June.
Planning Secretary Zafar Hasan chaired the 101th meeting of the NAC that endorsed the provisional economic growth rate figure on the basis of data received from the federal and provincial governments.
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh will formally announce a provisional growth rate of 3.3% on June 10 with the release of the Economic Survey of Pakistan 2018-19.
According to NBS, government Consumption Expenditures which had generally recorded negative year on year growth rates in 2017, grew by 13.83% in the first quarter, and 33.71% in second quarter of 2018.
According to macroeconomic framework under 12th Five Year Plan, the government wants to achieve an average growth rate of agriculture sector to the tune of 1.6 percent in the aforementioned period with 2.4 percent in 2018-19, 3.7 percent in 2019-20, 3.9 percent in 2020-21, and 4.1 percent growth in 2022-2023.
In December 2018, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had pegged India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for the financial year 2018-19 at 7.4 percent and 7.2 percent in H2.
Compared to urban areas in Azerbaijan, the population's natural growth rate is higher in rural areas.
Thailand has a projected growth rate of 4 percent in contrast to 3.9 percent of 2017.
2137, with $6.7 million in 2017 revenue and a three-year growth rate of 208 percent.
The Asian Development Bank has projected Pakistan's economic growth rate will decrease to 5.1 percent for FY 2018-19, IMF at 4.7 percent because of fears the economy would slow down because of issues on the external front.
Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast that the Sultanate will register the highest growth rates in GDP among the GCC states in 2019.
Mexico ranked fifth with an expected growth rate of 22%, 20.3% at the end of next year, and 18.9% in 2020.