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Debt relief for low-income countries

the HIPC initiative

by Anthony R. Boote

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Debt relief -- Developing countries.,
    • Debts, External -- Developing countries.,
    • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Developing countries.,
    • Developing countries -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHIPC initiative
      StatementAnthony R. Boote and Kamau Thugge.
      SeriesPamphlet series,, no. 51, Pamphlet series (International Monetary Fund) ;, no. 51.
      ContributionsThugge, Kamau., International Monetary Fund.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3891.5 .B63 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL436619M
      ISBN 101557756619
      LC Control Number98146041
      OCLC/WorldCa36934805

      The debt of developing countries refers to the external debt incurred by governments of developing countries, generally in quantities beyond the governments' ability to repay."Unpayable debt" is external debt with interest that exceeds what the country's politicians think they can collect from taxpayers, based on the nation's gross domestic product, thus preventing it from . A review of the effects of the multilateral debt relief initiatives for low-income countries Journal of Development Studies, vol. 55 (9), pp () - with Marc Raffinot .

      This book provides an assessment of the role of the International Monetary Fund in poor countries. In recent years, a large portion of the work of the IMF has focused on the economies of low-income countries by aiming to create conditions conducive to poverty reduction and stable economic growth. More than two fifths of the IMF's members are low-income countries . Debt relief and beyond: lessons learned and challenges ahead (English) Abstract. Heavily indebted low-income countries benefited from significant debt relief over the past decade. Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI), assistance of about $ billion in nominal Cited by: 8.

      The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced half a billion United States dollar debt service relief fund for the world's poorest and vulnerable economies to . Debt relief from bilateral donors has been neutral regarding recipient countries' import capacity. Hernández and Katada analyze the effects of bilateral debt forgiveness (part of official development assistance) on 32 low-income countries in Africa (­93). Asking whether it makes a difference for recipient countries to receive pure grants.


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Debt relief for low-income countries by Anthony R. Boote Download PDF EPUB FB2

We therefore strongly support the urgent call by the IMF and the World Bank for bilateral debt relief for low-income countries. Furthermore, we believe that this should be matched by parallel treatment regarding private and commercial debt, which now accounts for a significant share of many African countries’ external debt.

Chinese officials have suggested they may be open to debt relief. On Tuesday China’s foreign ministry spokesman, Zhao Lijian, said: “For countries who face debt difficulties, China will never.

The conventional modalities for providing financial assistance to low-income countries have been foreign aid and debt relief. Although some attention has been paid to establishing new methods of development financing, recent global initiatives have concentrated instead on the traditional ones.

This chapter focuses on debt relief. It describes how debt relief to indebted poor countries has. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: v, 40 pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Preface --Traditional Debt-Relief Mechanisms for HIPCs --Paris Club Creditors --Commercial and Non-Paris Club Bilateral Creditors --Multilateral Creditors --Positive Net Resource Transfers and New Financing on Concessional Terms --The HIPC.

Heavily indebted low-income countries benefited from significant debt relief over the past decade. Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI), assistance of about $ billion in nominal terms had been committed to 35 HIPC as of end-April As of earlyassistance through these two initiatives had been committed to 35 countries and amounted to US$ billion in nominal terms, or half of the GDP of these Relief and Beyond assesses the implications of debt relief for low-income countries and how its benefits can be preserved and used to fight poverty.

multilateral, debt-relief framework for low-income countries. Inthe Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative was established, which increased the level of debt relief provided to HIPCs. As of earlyassistance through these two initiatives had been committed to 35 countries and amounted to US$ billion in nominal.

The book also explores relevant and up-to-date policy issues, such as the loans-grants mix and the development of responsible lending strategies in foreign assistance, the surge of non-concessional and domestic borrowing by low-income countries, and the impact of the global financial crisis on debt by: Earlier this week, the IMF Executive Board approved debt relief for 25 low-income countries that are eligible for support from the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust for the next six months.

The G20 also agreed to extend a moratorium on debt payments to the world’s poorest countries from 1 st May until the end of the year.

vi International Debt Statistics International Debt Statistics focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major finan - cial indicators for low- and middle-income coun-tries. This edition of International Debt Statistics (IDS) has been reconfigured to offer a more condensed presentation of the principal Size: 4MB.

This paper analyzes the IMF's Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries, which provides debt relief for low-income countries. The paper highlights that countries affected by the debt crisis of the s received concerted support from the international financial community in the form of Paris Club flow reschedulings, stock-of-debt operations under the Brady plan, and.

Debt Relief for the Poorest Countries - Ebook written by John E. Serieux, Yiagadeesen Samy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while. But Nadia Daar, head of Oxfam International’s Washington office, said that the World Bank in particular needs to do more given all the debt of low-income countries that it holds.

Downloadable. The paper describes the debt burden of low-income countries and the traditional mechanisms that have been implemented by the international community to alleviate this burden. While these mechanisms are sufficient to reduce the external debts of many heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs) to sustainable levels provided these countries implement sound economic.

The IMF’s managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, warned that half of the low-income countries were already in “high debt distress” and much would depend on the official creditors. The IMF and the World Bank have both launched emergency programs to offer grants and loans to member countries, with a heavy focus on developing countries and.

This paper describes the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and suggests that it should enable HIPCs to exit from the debt-rescheduling process. It argues that implementation of the Initiative should eliminate debt as an impediment to economic development and growth and enable HIPC governments to focus on the difficult policies and reforms required to remove the.

Close to 50 low income countries spend more resources on public debt service than on health care systems: average % as a share of GDP on debt service as compared to % on public health services. Reducing public health budgets, cutting public funding to make quick short-term economic savings have been to the detriment of long-term health.

A senior US diplomat said that US expects China to fulfil its G20 commitments to offer bilateral debt relief for low-income countries. “Several SCA countries facing serious financial stress are heavily indebted to China. We expect Beijing to fulfill its G20 commitments to offer bilateral debt relief for low-income countries, as the world starts focusing on economic recovery from the.

This paper models the resource implications of debt relief provided to low-income countries (LICs). Obtaining debt relief does not necessarily lead to individual aid-dependent countries receiving more overall resources from the donor community. Preliminary cross-section estimates suggest that debt relief provided to low-income countries in the period.

The amount of debt relief low-income countries received from the traditional mechanisms that preceded the HIPC Initiative can be measured in two principal ways: (1) as cash-flow relief, which is generated whenever debt-service payments falling due are canceled, rescheduled, or temporarily deferred; and (2) as a reduction in the present value of.

The book also explores relevant and up-to-date policy issues, such as the loans-grants mix and the development of responsible lending strategies in foreign assistance, the surge of non-concessional and domestic borrowing by low-income countries, and the impact of the global financial crisis on debt sustainability.The institutions are also pushing jointly for official bilateral creditors to allow low-income countries to suspend their debt-service payments for 14 months from the start of May.Debt Relief and Beyond (World Bank Publications) eBook: Primo Braga, Carlos A., Dömeland, Dörte, Primo Braga, Carlos A., Dömeland, Dörte: : Kindle StoreManufacturer: world bank publications.