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Indicator 17.4.1.a: External public debt service as a proportion of exports of goods and services

External public debt service as a proportion of exports of goods and services

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Armenia statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Armenian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Armenian-specific metadata information.

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Indicator description

The indicator provides an opportunity to assess the problems related to the country’s foreign debt service. The source of information is the references provided by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Armenia on the external public debt of the Republic of Armenia, which is considered as an administrative register, including the external public debt of the Republic of Armenia formed by credit-loan agreements, debt service, foreign loan receipts.

Geographical coverage

Armenia

Unit of measurement

%

Definitions

External public debt is the sum of debt obligations assumed on behalf of the Republic of Armenia and on behalf of the Central Bank to non-residents of the Republic of Armenia and to foreign states, and existing debt liabilities at a certain point.“Exports of goods and services” data concepts correspond to the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6).

Calculations

External public debt service as a proportion of exports of goods and services is calculated as a ratio of External public debt service to Exports of goods and services in percent.

Other information

http://www.minfin.am/hy/page/avelin/

Data last updated 2020-12-09: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
Metadata last updated 2021-02-01: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

External public debt service as a proportion of exports of goods and services

Indicator number

17.4.1.a

Target name
Target number

17.4

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Organisation Armstat , Ministry of Finance of RA
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