Global Development Finance - External Debt of Developing Countries

Written by Ashwin Rattan Wednesday, 16 May 2012 17:04
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The World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System (DRS), from which the aggregates and country tables presented in this report are drawn, was established in 1951. The debt crisis of the1980s brought increased attention to debt statistics and to the World Debt Tables, the predecessor to Global Development Finance.


Now the global financial crisis has once again heightened awareness in developing countries of the importance of managing their external obligations. 


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