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World Economic in Transition: External Debt of Developing Report 1987–86

International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Published Date:
December 1987
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Chart 1Total debt and selected components

(In Billions of US dollars)

Data for 1986 are preliminary. Includes all developing countries reporting to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting Service. Includes data for Poland from 1984—86 only.

1Includes public and publicly guaranteed debt, private nonguaranteed debt, short-term debt, and use of IMF credit

2Public and publicly guaranteed debt only.

3Short term is defined as debt with original maturity of one year or less. Data were unavailable for 1970-74.

Chart 2Servicing the debt

(In billions of US dollars)

1Debt-service data do not include service of short term debt.

Chart 3Debt by region

(In billions of US dollars)

Source World Bank World Deor Tables 1987.

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