Glossary

Updated 1 April 2019

This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly Review.

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general government

Sectoral classification that refers collectively to the central government, state government, local government and social security funds. General government excludes the central bank and publicly owned corporations.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
general government

Sectoral classification that refers collectively to the central government, state government, local government and social security funds. General government excludes the central bank and publicly owned corporations.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016