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General government balance is defined as the balance of income and expenditure of government, including capital income and capital expenditures. 'Net lending' means that government has a surplus, and is providing financial resources to other sectors, while 'net borrowing' means that government has a deficit, and requires financial resources from other sectors. This indicator is measured as a percentage of GDP.


balance [-c COUNTRIES] [-s START_DATE] [-e END_DATE]


countries-c --countriesCountries to get data forunited_statesTrueNone
start_date-s --startStart date of data, in YYYY-MM-DD format1993-12-03TrueNone
end_date-e --endEnd date of data, in YYYY-MM-DD format2023-12-03TrueNone

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