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Ghana

Ghana External debt Stats

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  • Amortisation > PNG > Commercial banks and other creditors > AMT > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > Bilateral > AMT > Current US$: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > Bilateral concessional > AMT > Current US$: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > Bonds > AMT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > Commercial banks > AMT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > IBRD > AMT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is nonconcessional. Nonconcessional debt excludes loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > IDA > AMT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Development Association (IDA) is concessional. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > Multilateral concessional > AMT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed multilateral loans include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > Official creditors > AMT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > PPG > Other private creditors > AMT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Principal repayments are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Amortisation > Principal repayments on external debt > Long-term > AMT > Current US$: Principal repayments on long-term debt are actual amounts of principal (amortisation) paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Debt forgiveness or reduction > Current US$: Debt forgiveness or reduction shows the change in debt stock due to debt forgiveness or reduction. It is derived by subtracting debt forgiven and debt stock reduction from debt buyback. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Debt stock rescheduled > Current US$: Debt stocks rescheduled is the amount of debt outstanding rescheduled in any given year. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest arrears > Private creditors > Current US$: Interest in arrears on long-term debt is defined as interest payment due but not paid, on a cumulative basis. Debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest forgiven > Current US$: Interest forgiven is the amount of interest due or in arrears that was written off or forgiven in any given year. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest rescheduled > Capitalized > Current US$: Interest rescheduled is the amount of interest due or in arrears that was rescheduled in any given year. (Interest capitalized is the interest that became part of the stock of debt due to a rescheduling operation.) Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest rescheduled > Official > Current US$: Interest rescheduled is the amount of interest due or in arrears that was rescheduled in any given year. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisations include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest rescheduled > Private > Current US$: Interest rescheduled is the amount of interest due or in arrears that was rescheduled in any given year. Debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Net change in interest arrears > Current US$: Net change in interest arrears is the variation in the total amount of interest in arrears between two consecutive years. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Principal arrears > Official creditors > Current US$: Principal in arrears on long-term debt is defined as principal repayment due but not paid, on a cumulative basis. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Principal forgiven > Current US$: Principal forgiven is the amount of principal due or in arrears that was written off or forgiven in any given year. It includes debt forgiven within and outside Paris Club agreements, principal forgiven and principal arrears forgiven. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Principal rescheduled > Current US$: Principal rescheduled is the amount of principal due or in arrears that was rescheduled in any given year. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Principal rescheduled > Private > Current US$: Principal rescheduled is the amount of principal due or in arrears that was rescheduled in any given year. Debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Residual > Debt stock-flow reconciliation > Current US$: The residual difference, i.e. the change in stock not explained by any of the factors identified under debt stock-flow reconciliation, is calculated as the sum of identified accounts minus the change in stock. Where the latter is large it can, in some cases, serve as an illustration of the inconsistencies in the reported data. More often however, it can be explained by specific borrowing phenomenon in individual countries. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Total amount of debt rescheduled > Current US$: Total amount of debt rescheduled includes the debt stock, principal, interest, charges and penalties rescheduled. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Commitments > Commitments > Public and publicly guaranteed > COM > Current US$: Commitments are the total amount of long-term loans for which contracts were signed in the year specified; data for private nonguaranteed debt are not available. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > Deutsche mark: The percentage of external long-term public and publicly-guaranteed debt contracted in Deutsche marks for the low- and middle-income countries.
  • Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > Euro: The percentage of external long-term public and publicly-guaranteed debt contracted in Euros for the low- and middle-income countries.
  • Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > Japanese yen: The percentage of external long-term public and publicly-guaranteed debt contracted in Japanese yen for the low- and middle-income countries.
  • Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > SDR: The percentage of external long-term public and publicly-guaranteed debt contracted in special drawing rights for the low- and middle-income countries.
  • Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > Swiss franc: The percentage of external long-term public and publicly-guaranteed debt contracted in Swiss francs for the low- and middle-income countries.
  • Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > U.S. dollars: The percentage of external long-term public and publicly-guaranteed debt contracted in U.S. dollars for the low- and middle-income countries.
  • Debt outstanding > External debt stocks > Total > DOD > Current US$: Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > External debt stocks > Variable rate > DOD > Current US$: Variable interest rate is long-term external debt with interest rates that float with movements in a key market rate; for example, the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) or the U.S. prime rate. This item conveys information about the borrower's exposure to changes in international interest rates. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > PNG > Bonds > DOD > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term debt from bonds that are privately placed. Private nonguaranteed long-term debt outstanding and disbursed is an external obligation of a private debtor that is not guaranteed for repayment by a public entity. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Bilateral > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Bilateral concessional > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Bonds > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Commercial banks > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > IBRD > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is nonconcessional. Nonconcessional debt excludes loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Multilateral > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed multilateral loans include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Multilateral concessional > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed multilateral loans include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Official creditors > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Other private creditors > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > Present value of external debt > Current US$: Present value of debt is the sum of short-term external debt plus the discounted sum of total debt service payments due on public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term external debt over the life of existing loans. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt outstanding > Use of IMF credit > DOD > Current US$: Use of IMF credit denotes members' drawings on the IMF other than those drawn against the country's reserve tranche position. Use of IMF credit includes purchases and drawings under Stand-By, Extended, Structural Adjustment, Enhanced Structural Adjustment, and Systemic Transformation Facility Arrangements, together with Trust Fund loans. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt ratios and other items > External debt stocks > % of GNI: Total external debt stocks to gross national income. Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. GNI (formerly GNP) is the sum of value added by all resident producers plus any product taxes (less subsidies) not included in the valuation of output plus net receipts of primary income (compensation of employees and property income) from abroad."
  • Debt ratios and other items > Present value of external debt > % of > Exports of goods > Services: Present value of debt is the sum of short-term external debt plus the discounted sum of total debt service payments due on public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term external debt over the life of existing loans. The exports denominator is a three-year average."
  • Debt ratios and other items > Total debt service > % of GNI: Total debt service is the sum of principal repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services on long-term debt, interest paid on short-term debt, and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF."
  • Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Public and publicly guaranteed > PPG > TDS > Curr: Public and publicly guaranteed debt service is the sum of principal repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services on long-term obligations of public debtors and long-term private obligations guaranteed by a public entity. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Total > TDS > Current US$: Total debt service is the sum of principal repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services on long-term debt, interest paid on short-term debt, and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt service > Multilateral debt service > TDS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed multilateral loans include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt service > PNG > Bonds > TDS > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term debt from bonds that are privately placed. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt service > PPG > Bonds > TDS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt service > PPG > Commercial banks > TDS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt service > PPG > IBRD > TDS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is nonconcessional. Nonconcessional debt excludes loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt service > PPG > IDA > TDS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Development Association (IDA) is concessional. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt service > PPG > Multilateral concessional > TDS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed multilateral loans include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt service > PPG > Other private creditors > TDS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt service > PPG > Private creditors > TDS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Debt service payments are the sum of principal repayments and interest payments actually made in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > Disbursements on external debt > Long-term + IMF > DIS > Current US$: Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. This item includes disbursements on long-term debt and IMF purchases. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. IMF purchases are total drawings on the General Resources Account of the IMF during the year specified, excluding drawings in the reserve tranche. To maintain comparability between data on transactions with the IMF and data on long-term debt, use of IMF credit outstanding at the end of year (stock) is converted to dollars at the SDR exchange rate in effect at the end of year. Purchases are converted at the average SDR exchange rate for the year in which transactions take place. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > Disbursements on external debt > Private nonguaranteed > PNG > DIS > Current US$: Private nonguaranteed external debt is an external obligation of a private debtor that is not guaranteed for repayment by a public entity. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > Disbursements on external debt > Public and publicly guaranteed > PPG > DIS > Cu: Public and publicly guaranteed long-term debt are aggregated. Public debt is an external obligation of a public debtor, including the national government, a political subdivision (or an agency of either), and autonomous public bodies. Publicly guaranteed debt is an external obligation of a private debtor that is guaranteed for repayment by a public entity. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > IMF purchases > DIS > Current US$: IMF purchases are total drawings on the General Resources Account of the IMF during the year specified, excluding drawings in the reserve tranche. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PNG > Bonds > DIS > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term debt from bonds that are privately placed. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Disbursements > PNG > Commercial banks and other creditors > DIS > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Disbursements > PPG > Bilateral > DIS > Current US$: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Bilateral concessional > DIS > Current US$: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Bonds > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Disbursements > PPG > Commercial banks > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Disbursements > PPG > IDA > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Development Association (IDA) is concessional. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Multilateral > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed multilateral loans include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Other private creditors > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Private creditors > DIS > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Interest > IMF charges > INT > Current US$: IMF charges cover interest payments with respect to all uses of IMF resources, excluding those resulting from drawings in the reserve tranche. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Interest > Interest payments on external debt > Long-term > INT > Current US$: Interest payments on long-term debt are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Interest > PNG > Bonds > INT > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term debt from bonds that are privately placed. Interest payments are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Interest > PNG > Commercial banks and other creditors > INT > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions. Interest payments are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Interest > PPG > Bilateral > INT > Current US$: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Interest payments are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Interest > PPG > IBRD > INT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is nonconcessional. Nonconcessional debt excludes loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. Interest payments are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Interest > PPG > Other private creditors > INT > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Interest payments are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in foreign currency, goods, or services in the year specified. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > EBRD > Private nonguaranteed > NFL > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term debt privately placed from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net flows > Net financial flows > Bilateral > NFL > Current US$: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > Net financial flows > IDA > NFL > Current US$: Net financial flows received by the borrower during the year are disbursements of loans and credits less repayments of principal. IDA is the International Development Association, the concessional loan window of the World Bank Group. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > Net financial flows > Others > NFL > Current US$: Net financial flows received by the borrower during the year are disbursements of loans and credits less repayments of principal. Others is a residual category in the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System. It includes such institutions as the Caribbean Development Fund, Council of Europe, European Development Fund, Islamic Development Bank, Nordic Development Fund, and the like. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > PPG > Multilateral concessional > NFL > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed multilateral loans include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > PPG > Official creditors > NFL > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > PPG > Other private creditors > NFL > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > PPG > Private creditors > NFL > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > Portfolio investment > Bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL > Current US$: Bonds are securities issued with a fixed rate of interest for a period of more than one year. They include net flows through cross-border public and publicly guaranteed and private nonguaranteed bond issues. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net transfers > PPG > IDA > NTR > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Development Association (IDA) is concessional. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Net transfers are net flows minus interest payments during the year; negative transfers show net transfers made by the borrower to the creditor during the year. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Terms > Average grace period on new external debt commitments > Official > Years: Grace period is the period from the date of signature of the loan or the issue of the financial instrument to the first repayment of principal. To obtain the average, the grace periods for all public and publicly guaranteed loans have been weighted by the amounts of the loans. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies."
  • Terms > Average grant element on new external debt commitments: The grant element of a loan is the grant equivalent expressed as a percentage of the amount committed. It is used as a measure of the overall cost of borrowing. To obtain the average, the grant elements for all public and publicly guaranteed loans have been weighted by the amounts of the loans. The grant equivalent of a loan is its commitment (present) value, less the discounted present value of its contractual debt service; conventionally, future service payments are discounted at 10 percent. Commitments cover the total amount of loans for which contracts were signed in the year specified. Public debt is an external obligation of a public debtor, including the national government, a political subdivision (or an agency of either), and autonomous public bodies. Publicly guaranteed debt is an external obligation of a private debtor that is guaranteed for repayment by a public entity. Data for private nonguaranteed debt are not available."
  • Terms > Average maturity on new external debt commitments > Official > Years: Maturity is the number of years to original maturity date, which is the sum of grace and repayment periods. Grace period for principal is the period from the date of signature of the loan or the issue of the financial instrument to the first repayment of principal. The repayment period is the period from the first to last repayment of principal. To obtain the average, the maturity for all public and publicly guaranteed loans have been weighted by the amounts of the loans. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies."
  • Total > DOD > Current US$: Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Total > DOD > Current US$ > Per capita: Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Total > DOD > Current US$ per capita: Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt. Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Undisbursed debt > Undisbursed external debt > Official creditors > UND > Current US$: Undisbursed debt is the total public and publicly guaranteed debt undrawn at year end; data for private nonguaranteed debt are not available. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Undisbursed debt > Undisbursed external debt > Private creditors > UND > Current US$: Undisbursed debt is the total public and publicly guaranteed debt undrawn at year end; data for private nonguaranteed debt are not available. Debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Amortisation > PNG > Commercial banks and other creditors > AMT > Current US$ 0.0 2009 93th out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > Bilateral > AMT > Current US$ $26.89 million 2009 56th out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > Bilateral concessional > AMT > Current US$ $10.15 million 2009 69th out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > Bonds > AMT > Current US$ 0.0 2009 78th out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > Commercial banks > AMT > Current US$ $34.69 million 2009 29th out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > IBRD > AMT > Current US$ 0.0 2009 92nd out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > IDA > AMT > Current US$ $1.67 million 2009 45th out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > Multilateral concessional > AMT > Current US$ $11.53 million 2009 60th out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > Official creditors > AMT > Current US$ $45.54 million 2009 70th out of 121
Amortisation > PPG > Other private creditors > AMT > Current US$ $23.40 million 2009 24th out of 121
Amortisation > Principal repayments on external debt > Long-term > AMT > Current US$ $103.63 million 2009 70th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Debt forgiveness or reduction > Current US$ 0.0 2009 44th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Debt stock rescheduled > Current US$ 0.0 2009 63th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest arrears > Private creditors > Current US$ $37.13 million 2009 15th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest forgiven > Current US$ 0.0 2009 78th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest rescheduled > Capitalized > Current US$ 0.0 2009 69th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest rescheduled > Official > Current US$ 0.0 2009 68th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Interest rescheduled > Private > Current US$ 0.0 2009 62nd out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Net change in interest arrears > Current US$ $31.88 million 2009 8th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Principal arrears > Official creditors > Current US$ $13.44 million 2009 45th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Principal forgiven > Current US$ 0.0 2009 77th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Principal rescheduled > Current US$ 0.0 2009 69th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Principal rescheduled > Private > Current US$ 0.0 2009 62nd out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Residual > Debt stock-flow reconciliation > Current US$ $29.78 million 2009 45th out of 121
Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. > Total amount of debt rescheduled > Current US$ 0.0 2009 70th out of 121
Commitments > Commitments > Public and publicly guaranteed > COM > Current US$ $1.06 billion 2009 39th out of 121
Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > Deutsche mark 1.24% 2000 66th out of 120
Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > Euro 14.83% 2009 33th out of 121
Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > Japanese yen 0.0 2009 102nd out of 121
Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > SDR 17.57% 2009 12th out of 121
Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > Swiss franc 0.05% 2009 31st out of 121
Currency composition > Currency composition of PPG debt > U.S. dollars 54.64% 2009 61st out of 121
Date of information 2006 est. 2006
Debt outstanding > External debt stocks > Total > DOD > Current US$ $5.72 billion 2009 49th out of 121
Debt outstanding > External debt stocks > Variable rate > DOD > Current US$ $387.71 million 2009 68th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PNG > Bonds > DOD > Current US$ 0.0 2009 76th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > Bilateral > DOD > Current US$ $339.23 million 2009 80th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > Bilateral concessional > DOD > Current US$ $289.92 million 2009 79th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > Bonds > DOD > Current US$ $750.00 million 2009 36th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > Commercial banks > DOD > Current US$ $589.04 million 2009 26th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > IBRD > DOD > Current US$ 0.0 2009 95th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > Multilateral > DOD > Current US$ $2.23 billion 2009 37th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > Multilateral concessional > DOD > Current US$ $2.19 billion 2009 16th out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > Official creditors > DOD > Current US$ $2.57 billion 2009 52nd out of 121
Debt outstanding > PPG > Other private creditors > DOD > Current US$ $217.14 million 2009 21st out of 121
Debt outstanding > Present value of external debt > Current US$ $4.24 billion 2009 49th out of 121
Debt outstanding > Use of IMF credit > DOD > Current US$ $271.37 million 2009 20th out of 121
Debt ratios and other items > External debt stocks > % of GNI 37.34% 2009 53th out of 112
Debt ratios and other items > Present value of external debt > % of > Exports of goods > Services 60.06% 2009 81st out of 119
Debt ratios and other items > Total debt service > % of GNI 0.9% 2009 93th out of 112
Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Public and publicly guaranteed > PPG > TDS > Curr $201.00 million 2009 51st out of 121
Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Total > TDS > Current US$ $232.81 million 2009 64th out of 121
Debt service > Multilateral debt service > TDS > Current US$ $37.54 million 2009 67th out of 121
Debt service > PNG > Bonds > TDS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 76th out of 121
Debt service > PPG > Bonds > TDS > Current US$ $31.88 million 2009 36th out of 121
Debt service > PPG > Commercial banks > TDS > Current US$ $53.58 million 2009 27th out of 121
Debt service > PPG > IBRD > TDS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 94th out of 121
Debt service > PPG > IDA > TDS > Current US$ $11.63 million 2009 26th out of 121
Debt service > PPG > Multilateral concessional > TDS > Current US$ $29.03 million 2009 46th out of 121
Debt service > PPG > Other private creditors > TDS > Current US$ $31.61 million 2009 23th out of 121
Debt service > PPG > Private creditors > TDS > Current US$ $117.06 million 2009 37th out of 121
Disbursements > Disbursements on external debt > Long-term + IMF > DIS > Current US$ $870.87 million 2009 47th out of 121
Disbursements > Disbursements on external debt > Private nonguaranteed > PNG > DIS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 93th out of 121
Disbursements > Disbursements on external debt > Public and publicly guaranteed > PPG > DIS > Cu $766.52 million 2009 40th out of 121
Disbursements > IMF purchases > DIS > Current US$ $104.35 million 2009 20th out of 121
Disbursements > PNG > Bonds > DIS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 67th out of 121
Disbursements > PNG > Commercial banks and other creditors > DIS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 92nd out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Bilateral > DIS > Current US$ $126.13 million 2009 28th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Bilateral concessional > DIS > Current US$ $119.29 million 2009 26th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Bonds > DIS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 74th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Commercial banks > DIS > Current US$ $276.73 million 2009 13th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > IDA > DIS > Current US$ $241.39 million 2009 10th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Multilateral > DIS > Current US$ $358.25 million 2009 39th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Other private creditors > DIS > Current US$ $5.41 million 2009 16th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Private creditors > DIS > Current US$ $282.14 million 2009 25th out of 121
Interest > IMF charges > INT > Current US$ $1.03 million 2009 18th out of 121
Interest > Interest payments on external debt > Long-term > INT > Current US$ $97.38 million 2009 51st out of 121
Interest > PNG > Bonds > INT > Current US$ 0.0 2009 76th out of 121
Interest > PNG > Commercial banks and other creditors > INT > Current US$ 0.0 2009 95th out of 121
Interest > PPG > Bilateral > INT > Current US$ $19.51 million 2009 42nd out of 121
Interest > PPG > IBRD > INT > Current US$ 0.0 2009 94th out of 121
Interest > PPG > Other private creditors > INT > Current US$ $8.21 million 2009 17th out of 121
Net flows > EBRD > Private nonguaranteed > NFL > Current US$ 0.0 2009 68th out of 121
Net flows > Net financial flows > Bilateral > NFL > Current US$ $99.24 million 2009 23th out of 121
Net flows > Net financial flows > IDA > NFL > Current US$ $239.71 million 2009 8th out of 132
Net flows > Net financial flows > Others > NFL > Current US$ $2.20 million 2009 71st out of 121
Net flows > PPG > Multilateral concessional > NFL > Current US$ $344.72 million 2009 10th out of 121
Net flows > PPG > Official creditors > NFL > Current US$ $438.84 million 2009 33th out of 121
Net flows > PPG > Other private creditors > NFL > Current US$ $-17,988,000.00 2009 101st out of 121
Net flows > PPG > Private creditors > NFL > Current US$ $224.05 million 2009 20th out of 121
Net flows > Portfolio investment > Bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL > Current US$ 0.0 2009 61st out of 121
Net transfers > PPG > IDA > NTR > Current US$ $229.76 million 2009 8th out of 121
Terms > Average grace period on new external debt commitments > Official > Years 8.79 2009 15th out of 121
Terms > Average grant element on new external debt commitments 62.79% 2009 31st out of 121
Terms > Average maturity on new external debt commitments > Official > Years 32.35 2009 16th out of 121
Total > DOD > Current US$ 6.74 billion DOD $ 2005 52nd out of 134
Total > DOD > Current US$ > Per capita 304.74 DOD $ per capita 2005 98th out of 134
Total > DOD > Current US$ per capita 315.13 DOD $ 2005 95th out of 132
Undisbursed debt > Undisbursed external debt > Official creditors > UND > Current US$ $2.48 billion 2009 25th out of 121
Undisbursed debt > Undisbursed external debt > Private creditors > UND > Current US$ $1.12 billion 2009 8th out of 121

SOURCES: World Bank, Global Development Finance.; Wikipedia: List of countries by external debt; World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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