TitleExternal debt crisis and development : report of the Secretary-General
AccessEnglish:A_59_219-EN - PDF ; Español:A_59_219-ES - PDF ; Français:A_59_219-FR - PDF ; Русский:A_59_219-RU - PDF ; العربية:A_59_219-AR - PDF ; 中文:A_59_219-ZH - PDF ;
DAA Complements the report of the Secretary-General on the follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the International Conference on Financing for Development (A/59/270). Analyses the evolution of debt indicators of developing countries and countries with economies in transition in the context of recent developments in international trade and payments and in international capital markets. Provides an assessment of official debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative and debt restructuring at the Paris club, and discusses aspects of debt management in developing countries and developments with regard to internationally agreed mechanisms for solving problems related to sovereign debt to private creditors. Includes a table on external debt of developing countries and countries in transition.