JAPAN GOVERNMENT NET LENDING AND BORROWING


THE GOVERNMENT NET LENDING AND BORROWING IN JAPAN WAS REPORTED AT -48838.85 BILLIONS JAPANESE YEN IN 2009, ACCORDING TO THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF). IN 2015, JAPAN'S GOVERNMENT NET LENDING AND BORROWING IS EXPECTED TO BE -37636.63 BILLIONS JAPANESE YEN. NET LENDING (+)/ BORROWING (-) IS CALCULATED AS REVENUE MINUS TOTAL EXPENDITURE. THIS IS A CORE GFS BALANCE THAT MEASURES THE EXTENT TO WHICH GENERAL GOVERNMENT IS EITHER PUTTING FINANCIAL RESOURCES AT THE DISPOSAL OF OTHER SECTORS IN THE ECONOMY AND NONRESIDENTS (NET LENDING); OR UTILIZING THE FINANCIAL RESOURCES GENERATED BY OTHER SECTORS AND NONRESIDENTS (NET BORROWING). THIS BALANCE MAY BE VIEWED AS AN INDICATOR OF THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF GENERAL GOVERNMENT ACTIVITY ON THE REST OF THE ECONOMY AND NONRESIDENTS (GFSM 2001; PARAGRAPH 4.17). NOTE: NET LENDING (+)/BORROWING (?) IS ALSO EQUAL TO NET ACQUISITION OF FINANCIAL ASSETS MINUS NET INCURRENCE OF LIABILITIES. IN 2009, JAPAN'S ECONOMY SHARE OF WORLD TOTAL GDP, ADJUSTED BY PURCHASING POWER PARITY, WAS 6.00 PERCENT. IN 2015, JAPAN'S SHARE OF WORLD TOTAL GDP IS FORECASTED TO BE 5.28 PERCENT. THIS PAGE INCLUDES A CHART, HISTORICAL DATA AND FORECAST FOR JAPAN'S GOVERNMENT NET LENDING AND BORROWING.



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IMF Data Specifications


CountryJapan
Subject DescriptorGeneral government net lending/borrowing
Subject NotesNet lending (+)/ borrowing (?) is calculated as revenue minus total expenditure. This is a core GFS balance that measures the extent to which general government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy and nonresidents (net lending); or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors and nonresidents (net borrowing). This balance may be viewed as an indicator of the financial impact of general government activity on the rest of the economy and nonresidents (GFSM 2001; paragraph 4.17). Note: Net lending (+)/borrowing (?) is also equal to net acquisition of financial assets minus net incurrence of liabilities.
UnitsJapanese Yen
ScaleBillions
Country/Series-specific NotesSource: Cabinet Office of Japan Latest actual data: 2008 Fiscal period reported: April/March GFS Manual Used: 2001 Basis of Recording: Noncash (accrual) Includes: Central Government; Local Government; Social Security Funds
Estimates Start After2008
TitleJapan Government Net Lending and Borrowing
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