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Eleven Euro Nations Have a Debt Ratio Above 60% of GDP

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Eleven Euro Nations Have a Debt Ratio Above 60% of GDP

Debt ratios of euro-area governments may have fallen in 2018 from a year earlier, but they’re still substantially higher than before the 2008 financial crisis, according to data published Tuesday. Eleven euro-zone countries had debt ratios higher than 60 percent of GDP -- the European Union ceiling -- with the highest registered in Greece, Italy and Portugal.

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