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Ghana Debt ratios and other items Stats

Definitions

  • Concessional debt > % of total external debt: Concessional debt to total external debt stocks. Concessional debt is defined as loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more.
  • Debt service > PPG and IMF only > % of > Exports > Excluding workers: Debt service is the sum of principle repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services. This series differs from the standard debt to exports series. It covers only long-term public and publicly guaranteed debt and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF. Exports of goods and services include income, but do not include workers' remittances. Data for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) are from HIPC Initiative's Status of Implementation Report."
  • External debt stocks > % of > Exports of goods > Services and incom: Total external debt stocks to exports of goods, services and income."
  • 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."
  • Interest payments on external debt > % of > Exports of goods > Serv: Total interest payments to exports of goods and services.
  • Interest payments on external debt > % of GNI: Total interest payments to gross national income.
  • Multilateral debt > % of total external debt: Multilateral debt to total external debt stocks.
  • 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."
  • Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > % of > Exports > Excl: 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. Exports refer to exports of goods, services, and income. Workers' remittances are not included here, though they are included with income receipts in other World Bank publications such as Global Development Finance."
  • Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > % of GNI: 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."
  • Short-term debt > % of > Exports of goods > Services and income: Short-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original maturity of one year or less. Available data permit no distinction between public and private nonguaranteed short-term debt.
  • Short-term debt > % of total > Reserves: Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Total reserves includes gold.
  • Short-term debt > % of total external debt: Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. 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. "
  • Total debt service > % of > Exports of goods > Services and income: 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."
  • 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."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Concessional debt > % of total external debt 43.3% 2009 67th out of 121
Debt service > PPG and IMF only > % of > Exports > Excluding workers 3.6% 2008 55th out of 100
External debt stocks > % of > Exports of goods > Services and incom 72.31% 2009 66th out of 90
External debt stocks > % of GNI 37.34% 2009 53th out of 112
Interest payments on external debt > % of > Exports of goods > Serv 1.63% 2009 57th out of 90
Interest payments on external debt > % of GNI 0.84% 2009 54th out of 112
Multilateral debt > % of total external debt 38.99% 2009 50th out of 121
Present value of external debt > % of > Exports of goods > Services 60.06% 2009 81st out of 119
Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > % of > Exports > Excl 2.54% 2009 65th out of 92
Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > % of GNI 0.78% 2009 87th out of 112
Short-term debt > % of > Exports of goods > Services and income 16.72% 2009 31st out of 92
Short-term debt > % of total > Reserves 50.37% 2006 28th out of 112
Short-term debt > % of total external debt 23.13% 2009 18th out of 121
Total debt service > % of > Exports of goods > Services and income 2.94% 2009 76th out of 90
Total debt service > % of GNI 0.9% 2009 93th out of 112

SOURCES: World Bank, Global Development Finance.; World Bank.

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