United States General Government Primary Net Lending/Borrowing, USD Billions. Units: National currency. Multiplier: Billions. Estimates begin after 2015 . This data is sourced from www.opendataforafrica.org where it is offered under an open data licence (www.opendataforafrica.org/legal/termsofuse). Primary net lending/borrowing is net lending (+)/borrowing (?) plus net interest payable/paid (interest expense minus interest revenue). Source: BEA and IMF's Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (revenue, expenditure, and net lending); Flow of Funds (debt) Latest actual data: 2015 Notes: Revenue, expenditure, and net lending data are compiled according to the GFSM2001 methodology. Due to data limitations, most series begin 2001. Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the March 2016 Congressional Budget Office baseline adjusted for the IMF staff?s policy and macroeconomic assumptions. The baseline incorporates the key provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, including a partial r Start/end months of reporting year: January/December GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001 Basis of recording: Accrual General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar Data last updated: 09/2016.