Surplus vs. Debt Service
- Singapore's recurrent budget surplus: The role of conservative growth forecasts. Abeysinghe, Tilak; Jayawickrama, Ananda // Journal of Asian Economics;Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p117
Abstract: Aided by strong economic growth the Singapore government has been able to keep both the tax rate and the government expenditure rate low and yet generate healthy budget surpluses year after year. Although the gap between the tax rate and the government expenditure rate is the obvious...
- Let The Spending Begin. // Latin America Monitor: Brazil Monitor;Jul2006, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p5
Reports on the consolidated public-sector primary surplus in Brazil in April 2006. Factors contributing to the surplus; Impact of the planned increases in spending on the surplus trend.
- Surpluses reported. // State Government News;May2001, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p9
Reports on the budged surpluses of several states across the United States for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2000. Amount of the surpluses.
- The nation: Now the fight. // BRW;10/9/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p14
Reports on the debate on how the Australian federal budget surplus should be spent.
- The nation: NSW surplus. // BRW;10/9/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p15
Reports on the budget surplus of New South Wales for 2002-2003.
- New Fiscal Target, No Problem. // Latin America Monitor: Brazil Monitor;Jun2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p1
The article focuses on the fiscal accounts of Brazil. According to the country's 2008 budget guideline report, the ministry of planning and budget has reduced the government's target primary surplus target from 4.25% of gross domestic product (GDP) to 3.80%. This is due to the government's...
- Brazil's Primary Surplus Stays Below the 3.1% Target at 2.78% of GDP. Oliveira, Kelly // Brazzil Mag;Feb2011, p1
The article reports that Brazil's consolidated public sector, which includes the federal, state and municipal governments, had a primary surplus in 2010. This is equivalent to 2.78% of gross domestic product (GDP), or 101,696,000,000 reais. That is below the government's fiscal target of a...
- SAUDI ARABIA. // Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;May2004, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p4
In 2003, the Kingdom posted a budget surplus equivalent to about 5.7% of GDP, due almost entirely to the surge in oil receipts. Upwardly revised the oil price forecast for this year to US $26.97, and this may mean that our forecast of a SAR5bn fiscal surplus, or 0.7% of GDP, is slightly...
- FPA back in the black with budget surplus. Egan, Liam // Money Management;11/10/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p6
Focuses on the success of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of posting an after-tax budget surplus in Australia as of June 30, 2005. Significance of the expanded education program initiated by the FPA for getting planners ready for the Financial Services Reform regime; Economic...