Adequate protection of creditor’s rights is as important as those of the debtor, given that quick and efficient insolvency proceedings rest upon a balance of power between debtors and creditors.…

Klaus Koch-Saldarriaga, Raman Maroz, Nina Dannaoui |

The 2019 edition of International Debt Statistics (IDS) has just been published. International Debt Statistics 2019 presents statistics and analysis on the external debt and financial flows (debt…

Evis Rucaj |

  This blog is part of a series based on International Debt Statistics 2018. The 2018 edition of International Debt Statistics (IDS 2018) which presents statistics and analysis on financial flows…

Bidisha Das |

The 2018 edition of International Debt Statistics (IDS) has just been published. IDS 2018 presents statistics and analysis on the external debt and financial flows (debt and equity) of the world’s…

World Bank Data Team |

Now that the 2017 edition of International Debt Statistics (IDS) has been released, as a member of the team who put these statistics together, I thought I would look back at what the data tells us…

Sun Hwa Song |

The 2017 edition of International Debt Statistics has just been published. IDS 2017 presents statistics and analysis on the external debt and financial flows (debt and equity) for the world’s…

World Bank Data Team |

The Financial Data Team of the Development Economics Data Group (DECDG) is pleased to announce the launch of our Online Quarterly Bulletin’s second edition, an e-newsletter spotlighting debt…

Rubena Sukaj |

We're thrilled to share the news about our brand new Online Quarterly Bulletin, which features debt statistics news, trends, and events. Laid out in the format of an e-newsletter, this…

Parul Agarwal |

The newly released 2016 edition of the International Debt Statistics (IDS) shows a rapid rise in sovereign bond issuance in some Sub-Saharan African countries. This includes those countries that…

Rasiel Vellos |

The 2015 International Debt Statistics database contains many different indicators to help understand external debt in low-and middle-income countries. This post looks at one: disbursements, in…

Peter Bourke |