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Laos

Laos External debt Stats

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  • Debt outstanding > PPG > Bonds > DOD > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt from bonds that are either publicly issued or privately placed. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Debt outstanding > Use of IMF credit > DOD > Current US$: 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 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$: Total debt service is the sum of principal repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services on long-term debt, interest paid on short-term debt, and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Disbursements > PPG > Private creditors > DIS > Current US$: 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."
  • Net flows > Net flows on external debt > Private nonguaranteed > PNG > NFL > Current US$: Private nonguaranteed external debt is an external obligation of a private debtor that is not guaranteed for repayment by a public entity. Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Net flows > Net flows on external debt > Total > NFL > Current US$: Net flows on external debt are disbursements on long-term external debt and IMF purchases minus principal repayments on long-term external debt and IMF repurchases up to 1984. Beginning in 1985 this line includes the change in stock of short-term debt (including interest arrears for long-term debt). Thus, if the change in stock is positive, a disbursement is assumed to have taken place; if negative, a repayment is assumed to have taken place. 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."
  • Net flows > Portfolio investment > Bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL > Current US$: Bonds are securities issued with a fixed rate of interest for a period of more than one year. They include net flows through cross-border public and publicly guaranteed and private nonguaranteed bond issues. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net transfers > PNG > Bonds > NTR > Current US$: Nonguaranteed long-term debt from bonds that are privately placed. 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.
  • Net transfers > PPG > IBRD > NTR > Current US$: Public and publicly guaranteed debt outstanding from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is nonconcessional. Nonconcessional debt excludes loans with an original grant element of 25 percent or more. Net transfers are net flows minus interest payments during the year; negative transfers show net transfers made by the borrower to the creditor during the year. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Total > DOD > Current US$: 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$: Undisbursed debt is the total public and publicly guaranteed debt undrawn at year end; data for private nonguaranteed debt are not available. Debt from official creditors includes loans from international organisations (multilateral loans) and loans from governments (bilateral loans). Loans from international organisation include loans and credits from the World Bank, regional development banks, and other multilateral and intergovernmental agencies. Excluded are loans from funds administered by an international organisation on behalf of a single donor government; these are classified as loans from governments. Government loans include loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Date of information 2001 2001
Debt outstanding > PPG > Bonds > DOD > Current US$ 0.0 2009 74th out of 121
Debt outstanding > Use of IMF credit > DOD > Current US$ $15.62 million 2009 61st out of 121
Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Public and publicly guaranteed > PPG > TDS > Curr $82.05 million 2009 69th out of 121
Debt service > Debt service on external debt > Total > TDS > Current US$ $242.02 million 2009 63th out of 121
Disbursements > PPG > Private creditors > DIS > Current US$ 0.0 2009 81st out of 121
Net flows > Net flows on external debt > Private nonguaranteed > PNG > NFL > Current US$ $387.38 million 2009 14th out of 121
Net flows > Net flows on external debt > Total > NFL > Current US$ $529.49 million 2009 37th out of 121
Net flows > Portfolio investment > Bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL > Current US$ 0.0 2009 49th out of 121
Net transfers > PNG > Bonds > NTR > Current US$ 0.0 2009 40th out of 121
Net transfers > PPG > IBRD > NTR > Current US$ 0.0 2009 55th out of 121
Total > DOD > Current US$ 2.69 billion DOD $ 2005 83th out of 134
Total > DOD > Current US$ > Per capita 474.98 DOD $ per capita 2005 79th out of 134
Total > DOD > Current US$ per capita 464.58 DOD $ 2005 80th out of 132
Undisbursed debt > Undisbursed external debt > Official creditors > UND > Current US$ $75.43 million 2009 103th out of 121

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by external debt; World Bank, Global Development Finance.; 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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