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Ghana

Ghana Etc. Stats

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  • Debt forgiveness or reduction > Current US$: Debt forgiveness or reduction shows the change in debt stock due to debt forgiveness or reduction. It is derived by subtracting debt forgiven and debt stock reduction from debt buyback. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt stock reduction > Current US$: Debt stock reductions show the amount that has been netted out of the stock of debt using debt conversion schemes such as buybacks and equity swaps or the discounted value of long-term bonds that were issued in exchange for outstanding debt. It includes the effect of any financial operation that will reduce the debt stock other than debt stock restructuring, repayment of principal and debt forgiven. In particular, debt stock reduction will include the face value of debt bought back, the face value of debt swapped for equity (or ""nature"" or ""development""), any face value reduction that might result as the consequence of a bond exchange, and any face value reduction resulting from an exchange of debt for discount bonds. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Debt stock rescheduled > Current US$: Debt stocks rescheduled is the amount of debt outstanding rescheduled in any given year. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Interest arrears > Private creditors > Current US$: 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."
  • Interest arrears > Public and publicly guaranteed > Current US$: Interest in arrears on long-term debt is defined as interest payment due but not paid, on a cumulative basis. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Interest rescheduled > Private > Current US$: 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."
  • Net change in interest arrears > Current US$: Net change in interest arrears is the variation in the total amount of interest in arrears between two consecutive years. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Principal arrears > Official creditors > Current US$: 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."
  • Principal arrears > Private creditors > Current US$: Principal in arrears on long-term debt is defined as principal repayment due but not paid, on a cumulative basis. Debt from private creditors include bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed; commercial bank loans from private banks and other private financial institutions; and other private credits from manufacturers, exporters, and other suppliers of goods, and bank credits covered by a guarantee of an export credit agency. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Principal arrears > Public and publicly guaranteed > Current US$: Principal in arrears on long-term debt is defined as principal repayment due but not paid, on a cumulative basis. 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."
  • Principal forgiven > Current US$: Principal forgiven is the amount of principal due or in arrears that was written off or forgiven in any given year. It includes debt forgiven within and outside Paris Club agreements, principal forgiven and principal arrears forgiven. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Principal rescheduled > Current US$: 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.
  • Principal rescheduled > Official > Current US$: Principal rescheduled is the amount of principal due or in arrears that was rescheduled in any given year. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Principal rescheduled > Private > Current US$: 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."
  • Total amount of debt rescheduled > Current US$: Total amount of debt rescheduled includes the debt stock, principal, interest, charges and penalties rescheduled. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Debt forgiveness or reduction > Current US$ 0.0 2009 44th out of 121
Debt stock reduction > Current US$ 0.0 2009 68th out of 121
Debt stock rescheduled > Current US$ 0.0 2009 63th out of 121
Interest arrears > Private creditors > Current US$ $37.13 million 2009 15th out of 121
Interest arrears > Public and publicly guaranteed > Current US$ $40.75 million 2009 27th out of 121
Interest rescheduled > Private > Current US$ 0.0 2009 62nd out of 121
Net change in interest arrears > Current US$ $31.88 million 2009 8th out of 121
Principal arrears > Official creditors > Current US$ $13.44 million 2009 45th out of 121
Principal arrears > Private creditors > Current US$ $15.87 million 2009 24th out of 121
Principal arrears > Public and publicly guaranteed > Current US$ $29.31 million 2009 42nd out of 121
Principal forgiven > Current US$ 0.0 2009 77th out of 121
Principal rescheduled > Current US$ 0.0 2009 69th out of 121
Principal rescheduled > Official > Current US$ 0.0 2009 68th out of 121
Principal rescheduled > Private > Current US$ 0.0 2009 62nd out of 121
Total amount of debt rescheduled > Current US$ 0.0 2009 70th out of 121

SOURCES: World Bank, Global Development Finance.

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Ghana Economy > External debt > Arrears > Reschedulings > Etc. Profiles (Subcategories)

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