Nepal Government Debt To GDP

Nepal recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 31.6 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in the fiscal year 2012-13. Government Debt To GDP in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank. From 1999 until 2011, Nepal Government Debt To GDP averaged 52.8 Percent reaching an all time high of 69.5 Percent in June of 2001 and a record low of 32.5 Percent in June of 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 - Nepal Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
31.60 33.80 69.50 32.50 31.61 | 2013/12 1999 - 2013 Percent Yearly

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Nepal Government Debt To GDP
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 31.60 2013-06-30 33.80 69.50 32.50 31.61 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget -1.90 2013-06-30 -3.50 -1.50 -5.90 -1.87 2013-12-31 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 Nepal was last recorded at 8 percent. Interest Rate in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank.
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The Sales Tax Rate in Nepal stands at 13 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Nepal is reported by the Inland Revenue Department.
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Nepal recorded a Current Account surplus of 937.80 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank.
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Nepal recorded a trade deficit of 41668.30 Million NPR in September of 2013. Balance of Trade in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank.
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Nepal recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 31.6 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in the fiscal year 2012-13. Government Debt To GDP in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank.
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Nepal recorded a Current Account surplus of 3.4 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in the fiscal year 2012-13. Current Account to GDP in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank.
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Nepal recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012/13 fiscal year. Government Budget in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank.
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Exports in Nepal increased to 7908.70 Million NPR in September of 2013 from 7569.40 Million NPR in August of 2013. Exports in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank.
Nepal Imports at 49577.00 Million NPR  
Imports in Nepal decreased to 49577 Million NPR in September of 2013 from 52659.40 Million NPR in August of 2013. Imports in Nepal is reported by the Nepal Rastra Bank.
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