Governments are major issuers of debt instruments in the global financial market. This volume provides quantitative information on central government debt instruments for the 30 OECD Member countries. Statistics are presented according to a comprehensive standard framework to allow cross-country comparison. Country notes provide information on debt issuance in each country as well as on the institutional and regulatory framework governing debt management policy and selling techniques.
Table of contents:
Introduction PART I. INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS: TABLES AND CHARTS -Tables --1. Total Central Government Debt of OECD Countries --2. Central Government Marketable Debt of OECD Countries --3. Central Government Debt as a % of GDP --4. Central Government Marketable Debt as a % of GDP --5. Composition of Central Government Debt in 2007 (Share marketable/non-marketable) --6. Marketable and Non-Marketable Central Government Debt in the OECD Area --7. Average Term to Maturity of Total Debt --8. Average Duration of Total Debt -Charts --1a. Central Governemnt Debt (amounts outstanding) --1b. Central Government Debt (as a % of GDP) --2a. Central Government Marketable Debt (amounts outstanding) --2b. Central Government Marketable Debt (as a % of GDP) --3a. Central Government Non-Marketable Debt (amounts outstanding) --3b. Central Government Non-Marketable Debt (as a % of GDP) --4a. Money Market Instruments (as a % of total marketable debt) --4b. Government Bonds (as a % of total marketable debt) --5. Marketable Central Government Debt by Type of Investors PART II. TABLES AND METHODOLOGICAL NOTES BY COUNTRY -Australia -Austria -Belgium -Canada -Czech Republic -Denmark -Finland -France -Germany -Greece -Hungary -Iceland -Ireland -Italy -Japan -Korea -Luxembourg -Mexico -Netherlands -New Zealand -Norway -Poland -Portugal -Slovak Republic -Spain -Sweden -Switzerland -Turkey -United Kingdom -United States PART III. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORAMATION -Gross Domestic Product -End-of-Year Exchange Rates -Yearly Average Exchange Rates PART IV. INSTRUMENT BREAKDOWN -Central Government Debt Instruments