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  • Percent of GDP, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Cash surplus or deficit is revenue (including grants) minus expense, minus net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. In the 1986 GFS manual nonfinancial assets were included under revenue and expenditure in gross terms. This cash surplus or deficit is closest to the earlier overall budget balance (still missing is lending minus repayments, which are now a financing item under net acquisition of financial assets). World Bank sources: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. Source Indicator: GC.BAL.CASH.GD.ZS

  • Percent of GDP, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The observation values for the 2015 and 2016 annual periods are forecasted values from the IMF staff. The forecasts reflect data available through early September 2015. In making their predictions, the staff has assumed that (i) established policies of national authorities will be maintained, (ii) the price of oil will average US$51.6 per barrel in 2015 and US$50.4 in 2016, and (ii) the 6-month London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) on U.S. dollar deposits will average 0.4 percent in 2015 and 1.2 percent in 2016. Copyright © 2016, International Monetary Fund. Reprinted with permission. Complete terms of use and contact details are available at http://www.imf.org/external/terms.htm.


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