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Difference between National Debt and External Debt

Level:
AS, A-Level
Board:
AQA, Edexcel, OCR, IB, Eduqas, WJEC

Last updated 29 Dec 2017

National debt is the accumulated level of debt owed by the government of a country. External debt is debt owed by the government, businesses and people of a country to overseas lenders such as banks, the IMF, foreign companies and other creditors.

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