Mauritania Government Debt To GDP

Mauritania recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 62.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Government Debt To GDP in Mauritania averaged 114.22 Percent from 2003 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 223.20 Percent in 2003 and a record low of 52.90 Percent in 2011. Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields. This page provides - Mauritania Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
62.10 52.90 223.20 52.90 50.53 | 2014/06 2003 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Mauritania Government Debt To GDP
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 62.10 2012-12-31 52.90 223.20 52.90 50.53 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Government Budget -3.60 2012-12-31 -1.50 27.60 -11.80 -5.72 2014-06-30 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 15.00 [+]
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Government Debt to GDP | Notes
Government debt as a percent of GDP, also known as debt-to-GDP ratio, is the amount of national debt a country has in percentage of its Gross Domestic Product. Basically, Government debt is the money owed by the central government to its creditors. There are two types of government debt: net and gross. Gross debt is the accumulation of outstanding government debt which may be in the form of government bonds, credit default swaps, currency swaps, special drawing rights, loans, insurance and pensions. Net debt is the difference between gross debt and the financial assets that government holds. The higher the debt-to-GDP ratio, the less likely the country will pay its debt back, and more likely the country is to default on its debt obligations.


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The benchmark interest rate in Mauritania was last recorded at 9 percent. Interest Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
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The Personal Income Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 33 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
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Industrial Production in Mauritania increased 5.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
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Mauritania recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 62.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Current Account to GDP at -18.50 Percent  
Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 18.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Corporate Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 25 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Balance of Trade at -316.67 MRO Billion  
Mauritania recorded a trade deficit of 316.67 MRO Billion in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Current Account at -374.85 MRO Billion  
Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 374.85 MRO Billion in 2012. Current Account in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
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