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Global Government Borrowing To Hit $4.8 Trillion In 2005, As Credit Quality Continues To Improve Feb 05 Product Image

Global Government Borrowing To Hit $4.8 Trillion In 2005, As Credit Quality Continues To Improve Feb 05

  • Published: February 2005
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors

Abstract
With this article, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services launches its first global survey of annual issuance of bonds and bank loans by national, regional, and local governments (see Tables 1 and 2 for global and regional borrowing and debt totals). The data aggregates bills, notes, and bonds issued by governments in their own names, but excludes other public bodies and government-guaranteed obligations and borrowing from official lenders, such as multilateral lending institutions. Private bank loans are also included, but account for a minimal share of the total in the majority of countries. More detailed commentary on individual countries and regions will be provided in a series of reports to be published later this month. As a technical assumption in the...

Companies mentioned in this report are: Australia (Commonwealth of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Canada,Japan (Unsolicited Ratings),United States of America (Unsolicited Ratings),India (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings)

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Australia (Commonwealth of) (Unsolicited Ratings),Canada,Japan (Unsolicited Ratings),United States of America (Unsolicited Ratings),India (Republic of) (Unsolicited Ratings)

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