debt burden

Definition

The debt of a country, when large enough that servicing it has become difficult.

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A situation whereby a country is in debt such that the servicing options have become difficult to handle is known as debt burden

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Even though they had everything they needed the country of the socialist state of the congo did not feel its debt burden was too onerous and they signed up for more loans from the IMF.

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The debt burden of the United Sates has increased to in excess of 18 trillion dollars thereby creating additional servicing costs in periods of rising interest rates.

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