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17.1.1 Government Revenue as a Proportion of GDP

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Revenue is cash receipts from taxes, social contributions, and other revenues such as fines, fees, rent, and income from property or sales. This indicator measures the proportion of government revue to GDP.

Data Source(s)

Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago Data Centre. Retrieved from “https://www.central-bank.org.tt/statistics/data-centre

 
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17.1.1 Government Revenue as a Proportion of GDP in the Sustainable Development Goals

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17. Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
17. Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

17. Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

A successful sustainable development agenda requires partnerships between governments, the private sector and civil society. These inclusive partnerships built upon principles and values, a shared vision, and shared goals that place people and the planet at the centre, are needed at the global, regional, national and local level.

Urgent action is needed to mobilize, redirect and unlock the transformative power of trillions of dollars of private resources to deliver on sustainable development objectives. Long-term investments, including foreign direct investment, are needed in critical sectors, especially in developing countries. These include sustainable energy, infrastructure and transport, as well as information and communications technologies. The public sector will need to set a clear direction. Review and monitoring frameworks, regulations and incentive structures that enable such investments must be retooled to attract investments and reinforce sustainable development. National oversight mechanisms such as supreme audit institutions and oversight functions by legislatures should be strengthened.

Related 17.1.1 Government Revenue as a Proportion of GDP Targets

17.1

Strengthen domestic resource mobilization, including through international support to developing countries, to improve domestic capacity for tax and other revenue collection