Germany and debt

The German government on Monday (12 January) confirmed media reports that the country for the first time since 1969 will not accumulate fresh debt – one year earlier than previously envisaged. Record tax revenues of €278 billion, €10 billion higher than in 2013, low unemployment, coupled with near-zero interest rates on outstanding German national debt, meant that in 2014, the government broke even and did not need to raise extra money on the markets.

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