El gráfico muestra el incremento de la deuda global desde la crisis financiera en 2008-09, y niveles de deuda proyectados en países selectos.
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Aumentan proyecciones de deuda por Covid

By Duncan Mil

October 29, 2020 - Deuda estatal y corporativa sin precedentes contraída para sobrevivir a la pandemia de Covid podría aumentar el endeudamiento mundial entre 14% y 265% del PIB para fin de año, según la calificadora de crédito S&P Global Ratings.

That level of outstanding government, corporate and household debt is almost triple the total goods and services the entire planet produces. S&P Global Ratings projects worldwide leverage to rise to US$200 trillion in 2020.

Alarming as these numbers are, a debt crisis is unlikely in the short term, according to S&P Global Ratings head of research Alexandra Dimitrijevic.

“This is based on our assumption of a continuing, albeit choppy, global economic recovery,” she told Bloomberg News.

“The recovery, in turn, is predicated on the wide availability of a Covid-19 vaccine by mid-2021, continuing accommodative financing conditions supported by monetary policies from major central banks, and the return of private-sector demand,” Dimitrijevic added.

PUBLISHED: 29/10/2020; STORY: Graphic News
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