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Loans and advances to the public and general government
Credits extended to the public and general government, as well as receivables of a similar nature.
The public includes households, enterprises, non-profit corporations, insurance corporations and other financial institutions except credit institutions.
General government includes the State, municipalities, joint municipal authorities, the regional government of the Åland Islands, employment pension institutions and other social security funds.
Statistics using the definition
Validity of the definition
- Valid until (31 December 2078)