Terms used in official statistics

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Net lending (+)/net borrowing (-)


The sum of the net lending or borrowing of the institutional sectors. It represents the net resources that the total economy makes available to the rest of the world (if it is positive) or receives from the rest of the world (if it is negative). The net lending (+) or borrowing (-) of the total economy is equal but of opposite sign to the net borrowing (-) or lending (+) of the rest of the world.

  • Regulation (EU) No 549/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on the European system of national and regional accounts in the European Union
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 174 z 26.06.2013, str. 1, z późn. zm.)

High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Rachunków Narodowych