Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (current LCU)

Net lending (+) / net borrowing (–) equals government revenue minus expense, minus net investment in nonfinancial assets. It is also equal to the net result of transactions in financial assets and liabilities. Net lending/net borrowing is a summary measure indicating the extent to which government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy or abroad, or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors in the economy or from abroad.

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Country Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (current LCU) Rank Year

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Data published by
World Bank – World Development Indicators

Data publisher's source
International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.


Last update by data publisher

Variable time span
1972 : 2020