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When is external debt sustainable?

Aart Kraay

When is external debt sustainable?

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Debts, External -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAart Kraay and Vikram Nehru.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3200, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3200.
      ContributionsNehru, Vikram, World Bank.
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3389096M
      LC Control Number2004615249

      sustainability of public debt (domestic and external) of Bahrain for the period to The findings of this study will restore the confidence on the economy and set . Sustainable debt is the level of external debt or foreign debt that allows a debtor country to meet up its current and future debt service obligations in full. The situation will be that the debtor country will not require any further debt relief or rescheduling to manage or bring under control its debts. A public debt management report for / by the National Treasury shows that public debt acquired in the US currency has grown from per cent in on account of commercial debts and.

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When is external debt sustainable. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, Development Research Group, Investment Climate and Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (Africa and Latin America), (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors.

A debt crisis will emerge when the country faces constraints in meeting its external financing requirements and when the debt structure becomes vulnerable to external shocks, including higher interest, shorter maturities, and shrinking access to capital : Michel Henry Bouchet, Charles A.

Fishkin, Amaury Goguel. External debt sustainability is measured using a probabilistic approach. • The distribution of capacity to repay indicates the need for devaluation. • The difference between projected interest rates and growth rates influences debt sustainability.

• Some countries' external debt sustainability stems from having a discount factor above 1. •Author: Josep Navarro-Ortiz, Josep Navarro-Ortiz, Juan Sapena. case, debt reduction may be necessary to achieve a sustainable medium term path for the external liabilities of a country.

In the latter case debt reduction may not be necessary;File Size: 83KB. External debt in many Asian countries has been sustainable. We assess the external debt sustainability in a panel of 24 emerging and developing When is external debt sustainable?

book countries divided into four sub-panels, namely the regions of Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia, Central Asia, and the Pacific over the period –Cited by: 1. Hence, the need at the country level for good risk-management procedures and the maintenance of external debt at sustainable levels.

The objective of external debt sustainability analysis (DSA) is to evaluate a country’s capacity to finance its policy objectives and service the ensuing debt. DSAs are an integral part to the Fund’s.

Derived sustainable external debt thresholds are substantially below levels that have hitherto been recommended by world development agencies, such as IMF and the World Bank (particularly via the highly indebted poor countries initiative – HIPC): that is, debt to GDP ratio of 80%, debt to exports ratio of 60% and short-term debt to reserves.

These figures include long-term external PPG debt, long-term external PNG debt as well as short-term external debt, as available in World Bank (a). If the use of IMF credits is also included, the figures forand increase to US$ trillion, US$ trillion and US$ trillion, respectively.

Debt Sustainability and Debt Management in Developing Countries. Contents. List of boxes, figures and tables ii Glossary iii Executive summary vi 1 Introduction. Brief history of debt issues in developing countries 1 Progress under the HIPC Initiative and MDRI 2 Understanding and measuring debt sustainability 3 The current debate on debt sustainability 3.

Composition of Public Debt External debt comprises 84% of total public debt while remaining 16% is domestic debt. The huge concentration of Public Debt is on External Debt and it exposes the country to exchange rate risk.

As shown in Figure 2 below, Lesotho`s public domestic debt constitutes only a small proportion of total public debt. International Debt Statistics (IDS) is a longstanding annual publication of the World Bank featuring external debt statistics and analysis for the low- and middle-income countries that report to the World Bank Debt When is external debt sustainable?

book System (DRS). External Debt. External debt is one of the six chapters of the Monterrey Consensus and Doha Declaration on Financing for Development.

Since. Abstract This paper examines the determinants of "debt distress," which they define as periods in which countries resort to exceptional finance in any of three forms: (1) significant arrears on external debt, (2) Paris Club rescheduling, and (3) nonconcessional International Monetary Fund lending.

external debt stocks for the group continued to rise inas did short-term external debt. As was to be expected, the ratio of total external debt to exports for the group increased from 78 per cent in to per cent in Over the same period, the ratio of total external debt.

Debt and debt sustainability publishes risk ratings for external debt distress (for LICs, see below), foreign reserve adequacy metrics, and other vulnerability indicators discussed in. Sustainable economic growth has crucial importance for all economies, especially for the developing economies like Pakistan, which faces many different challenges as compared to developed countries in boosting up its economic growth in order to lower its debt burden.

This book examines the determinants of economic growth for Pakistan, the impact of domestic. Blanchard and Das propose an index of external debt sustainability that reflects this uncertainty.

They construct the index as the probability that, at the current exchange rate, net external debt is equal to or less than the present value of net exports. Constructing this index involves three steps: (1) deriving the distribution of the present. When Is External Debt Sustainable.

Aart Kraay and Vikram Nehru The World Bank Abstract: We empirically examine the determinants of ‘debt distress”, which we define as periods in which countries resort to exceptional finance in any of three forms: (i) significant arrears on external debt, (ii) Paris Club resecheduling, and (iii) non.

Abstract. Kraay and Nehru empirically examine the determinants of "debt distress," which they define as periods in which countries resort to exceptional finance in any of three forms: (1) significant arrears on external debt, (2) Paris Club rescheduling, and.

External Debt, Fiscal Policy, and Sustainable Growth in Turkey (World Bank): Business Development Books @ ed by: On the Sustainability of Guyana’s Debt Posted By TarronKhemraj On Febru @ am In Daily,Features | Development Watch Introduction A controversy has emerged on whether Guyana’s external debt is sustainable.

I would therefore suspend my “Politics and Guyana’s Underdevelopment” series and give a few thoughts on the Guyana external debt.

Bangladesh must set development priorities, identify the types of external funds it needs and use them effectively amid growing per capita debt in order to take the economy on the path to recovery. of external debt. Sustainable debt is that level of debt which allows a debtor country to meet its current and future debt service obligations in full, without debt relief, accumulation of arrears, and rescheduling.7The Report of World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)on External debt Sustainability () also stated that a country.

INSTRUMENT––DEBT SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS A Bank/Fund assessment of Rwanda’s debt sustainability analysis indicates continuation of low risk of debt distress.1 External debt burden indicators remain below risk thresholds, except for temporary breaches of one debt service indicator inwhen the Eurobond issued in matures.

US: debt not sustainable (DLC max below required level) 3. EU inefficient side of DLC (tax cut makes debt sustainable via external effects--closed-economy DLC also peaks below required level) 4. Without utilization and limited allowance short-run tax elasticity has wrong sign and DLC is linearly increasing •Labor taxes: 1.

the stock of public external, domestic, and private external debt as of end-FY17 and analyzes the likely trajectories of standard debt sustainability (solvency and liquidity) ratios through FY 2. As of end-FY17, total public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) external debt.

external debt stock, and external interest rates can lead to an unstable path of the external debt in the long run, which can lead to currency crises. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the sustainability of the external debt in Brazil, or, in other words, to analyze if Brazilian economy in consideration of its.

According to these two institutions, "bringing the net present value (NPV) of external public debt down to about percent of a country's exports or percent of a country's revenues" would help eliminating this "critical barrier to longer-term debt sustainability".

High external debt. Liquidity pressures also stem from large external debt payments. External debt service (on public and publicly guaranteed debt plus foreign-held LC debt) is projected to reach $ billion in (increased from about $1 billion in ), larger than the current FX reserves level (as of May ).

Second is a variable measuring the share of external debt that is owed to official creditors, consisting of bilateral loans by governments as well as loans from multilateral organizations. Lastly, there is the concessionality of external debt, measured as one minus the ratio of the present value of debt to the nominal value of debt.

The external debt dynamic is and remains sensitive to exchange-rate fluctuation. As highlighted in graph 4, a large share of external debt consists of intercompany loans (more than 60% in October ), which is a factor that somewhat mitigates the financial risk. The report shows that the external debt stock of low and middle income countries rose by percent in to $ trillion, a rate of accumulation almost identical to that inbut.

Ghana: Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis Risk of external debt distress High Overall risk of debt distress High Granularity in the risk rating Sustainable Application of judgment No External and overall debt are at high risk of debt distress.

Higher projected deficits and debt service over the medium term and wider coverage of debt. EAST-WEST Journal of ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS 83 Journal of Economics and Business Vol. XVIII -No 2 Is Tunisia’s external debt sustainable. A cointegration-based analysis Abdelaziz Essayem26 ISCAE, University of Manouba ABSTRACT: The contribution of borrowed capital could have dramatic consequences if the increase in foreign debt is not used to make profitable.

Unit 10 External debt sustainability: part 2. Part 1 Unit 2: Defining Debt Sustainability. UNIT OBJECTIVES Understand the concept of sustainability Master the relevant terminology Identify relevant indicators of solvency and liquidity Familiarization with various.

Report of UN Secretary General on External debt sustainability and development Page Content The present report, prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat pursuant to General Assembly resolution 71/, provides an analysis of the main trends of debt indicators in developing and transition economies for the post-crisis period High and rising debt is a source of justifiable concern.

We have seen this recently, as first private and now public debt have been at the centre of the crisis that began four years ago. Data bear out these concerns – and suggest a need to look comprehensively at all forms of non-financial debt: household and corporate, as well as government.

External Debt Sustainability is a situation which a debtor country has reached so that it can maintain its external debt in a positive way, not causing any harm to its economy.

Sustainable debt is the level of debt which allows a debtor country to meet its current and future debt service obligations in full, without recourse to further debt. assessing this vulnerability, researchers and policy-makers have used debt sustainability analysis. This analysis indicates the level of external and domestic financial requirements needed for financing public debt For debt sustainability analysis, debt vulnerability is very important (see Figure 2).

Nigeria’s external debt stock as at the second quarter of stood at about $ billion, over 10% increase, against the $bn recorded in the first quarter of the year, just as the Federal Government revenue rose to N billion from the N billion recorded in May.

African countries have had the notoriety of being characterized by unsustainable external debt. The combination. The central bank owes N$3,4 billion in external debts. As a result, the country spent N$6,5 billion dollars on external debt repayments in the second quarter of - an increase from N$3,2.

The IMF said earlier this year that external debt is “deemed sustainable”. Even its predicted external debt-to-GDP ratio which it said will fall to percent in from percent in is “conservative” since “debt dynamics appear resilient to various shocks including to interest rates, growth, and the current account.”.The dominance of hydro external debt means that debt sustainability is closely related to sustainability of hydro external debt.

About 90 percent of hydro external debt is financed by India with interest rates at percent for Punatsangchhu I and II, and Mangdechhu projects. The first interest and principle payments are expected in