Global Development Finance

  • the world bank’s global development finance, external debt of developing countries (gdf) is the sole repository for statistics on the external debt of developing countries on a loan-by-loan basis. this edition of gdf presents reported or estimated data on the total external debt of all low-and middle-income countries in both electronic and print formats. data are shown for 128 individual countries that report to the world bank's debtor reporting system (drs). gdf includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2009, for most reporting countries.

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The World Bank’s Global Development Finance, External Debt of Developing Countries (GDF) is the sole repository for statistics on the external debt of developing countries on a loan-by-loan basis. This edition of GDF presents reported or estimated data on the total external debt of all low-and middle-income countries in both electronic and print formats. Data are shown for 128 individual countries that report to the World Bank's Debtor reporting System (DRS). GDF includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2009, for most reporting countries.

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