Debt Stocks, Debt Flows and the Balance of Payments

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

December 1, 1994

Summary:

This report focuses on the ways in which stock data enter into the analysis of the flow of external resources between creditor and debtor countries. It describes key terms and the various debt classification systems; outlines methodologies for reconciling differences in debt stocks and debt flows; compares and contrasts the debt and debt-related data systems of the IMF, the OECD, and the World Bank; provides two case studies on data analysis problems and examples of debt restructuring; and outlines the conclusions of the International Working Group on External Debt Statistics.

Series:

Books

Notes:

This report extends the discussion of stocks of external debt contained in a 1988 report by the International Working Group on External Debt Statistics. Copies of that report entitled External Debt: Definition, Statistical Coverage and Methodology may be obtained from OECD publications, 2 rue Andre-Pascal, 75775 Paris Cedex 16, France.

English

Publication Date:

December 1, 1994

ISBN/ISSN:

9789264142589/

Stock No:

DSDFEA0000000

Price:

$36.00 (Academic Rate:$36.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

160

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