International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
On March 15, the IMF, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank announced the joint publication of the first of a new series of quarterly releases of statistics for 176 developing and transition countries, in response to requests for dissemination of more timely external debt indicators. The statistics are hosted at www.oecd.org/dac/debt and are also accessible through each agency’s website. The IMF’s website is www.imf.org. Following is the text of News Brief 99/11.