Israel Debt-to-GDP Level Drops to Lowest in at Least 20 Years

  • Ratio declines to 64.9% in 2015 from 66.7% in previous year
  • Low deficit, negative inflation contributed to declining ratio

Israel’s debt-to-gross domestic product ratio declined to its lowest in at least two decades in 2015, as the government posted a lower-than-planned deficit and negative inflation drove down consumer price-linked debt.

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