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Italy’s national debt over 155 pct of GDP in 2020: ISTAT

Pushed by drastically increased public spending and a record-setting economic slowdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Italy’s national debt ratio surged last year, reaching 155.6 per cent of the country’s GDP, authorities said. Data issued on Tuesday by the country’s National Statistics Institute (ISTAT) revealed that the national debt in 2020 totalled 2.57 trillion euros ($3 trillion), Xinhua news agency reported. Source Menafn

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