External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

Author/Editor:

Sheku Bangura ; Robert Powell ; Damoni N Kitabire

Publication Date:

December 1, 2000

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Improving debt management capacity in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) is a key element of the international community’s strategy for ensuring a robust and sustained exit from unsustainable debt burdens. External debt management is a multi-facetted task involving the formulation of a transparent strategy for managing the level of debt, and establishing an appropriate institutional framework that supports effective implementation. This paper brings together the essential elements of effective debt management practices to guide for those assessing debt management capacity and advising on its improvement in low-income countries.

Series:

Working Paper No. 00/196

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

December 1, 2000

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451859959/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA1962000

Format:

Paper

Pages:

35

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