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Ghana

Ghana Commitments Stats

Definitions

  • IBRD > COM > Current US$: Commitments (IBRD) are the sum of new commitments on public and publicly guaranteed loans from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • IDA > COM > Current US$: Commitments (IDA) are the sum of new commitments on public and publicly guaranteed loans from the International Development Association (IDA). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Official creditors > COM > Current US$: Commitments are the amount of long-term loans for which contracts were signed in the year specified. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Private creditors > COM > Current US$: Commitments are the amount of long-term loans for which contracts were signed in the year specified; 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. 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."
  • Public and publicly guaranteed > COM > Current US$: Commitments are the total amount of long-term loans for which contracts were signed in the year specified; data for private nonguaranteed debt are not available. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
IBRD > COM > Current US$ 0.0 2009 80th out of 121
IDA > COM > Current US$ $550.00 million 2009 7th out of 121
Official creditors > COM > Current US$ $752.01 million 2009 42nd out of 121
Private creditors > COM > Current US$ $308.28 million 2009 22nd out of 121
Public and publicly guaranteed > COM > Current US$ $1.06 billion 2009 39th out of 121

SOURCES: World Bank, Global Development Finance.

Citation

"Ghana Commitments Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Ghana/Economy/External-debt/Commitments/Commitments