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G20 Financial Performance

Jenilee Guebert, G20 Research Group
August 21, 2008

Country

National Government Interest Rates

National Budget Balances, 2008 (% of GDP) [a, b]

Public debt as a % of GDP, 2007 est. unless otherwise noted

Exchange Reserves (100,000s) [c]

Three-Month Latest (as %) [a]

10-year
Government bonds, latest (as %) [a]

United States

2.14

4.05

-2.4

60.80

70,570

EU/Euro Area

4.97

4.33

-0.9

NA

NA

Japan

0.75

1.52

-2.7

195.50

954,100

Germany

4.97

4.32

1.2

63.20

136,200

China

4.33

4.87

0.5

18.40

1,534,000

United Kingdom

5.76

4.74

-3.8

43.00

57,300

France

4.97

4.50

-2.9

64.00

98,240 (06 est.)

Italy

4.97

4.89

-2.6

104.00

94,330

Canada

2.48

3.70

0.2

68.50

39,310 (07 est.)

Brazil

12.92

6.16 [d]

-1.6

45.10

180,300

Russia

11.00

6.78

3.6

5.90

476,400

India

9.33

9.53

-3.4

58.00

275,000

Korea

5.71

5.72

1.5

33.40

262,200

Mexico

8.11

8.78

-0.1

22.80

87,190

Australia

7.35

6.04

1.4

15.40

26,910

Turkey

18.11

6.842

-2.7

38.90

76,510

Indonesia

9.87

7.282

-1.9

34.10

94,330

Saudi Arabia

3.91

NA

22.3

23.30

34,010

South Africa

12.30

9.29

0.4

31.30

32,980

Argentina

13.81

NA

1.7

59.00 (June 07 est.)

46,120

World

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Sources: The Economist, CIA World Factbook.

Notes
[a] As of August 7, 2008.
[b] Information comes from the Economist Poll or Economist Intelligence Unit Forecast.
[c] All data refer to December 31, 2007, unless otherwise noted.
[d] Dollar-denominated bonds.

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