IMF: global debt $ 152 trillion

He said the International Monetary Fund, the world swim in size to $ 152 trillion in debt , but that did not prevent the record level of the organization to encourage some countries to increase spending to boost growth.
The IMF said in a report that the global public and private debt amounted to 225 percent of global economic output last year , up from about 200 percent in 2002.
The fund said that about two - thirds of the total in 2015 , or about $ 100 billion owed to private borrowers , pointing out that the growth of private debt usually leads to financial crises.
The report coincides with Christine Lagarde urged the Director of Monetary Governments of the Member States in a position to borrow and spend more fund to do so to boost growth , which suffers from a persistent weakness