Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$) - Central America & the Caribbean

Definition: Public and publicly guaranteed long-term debt are aggregated. Public debt is an external obligation of a public debtor, including the national government, a political subdivision (or an agency of either), and autonomous public bodies. Publicly guaranteed debt is an external obligation of a private debtor that is guaranteed for repayment by a public entity. Disbursements are drawings by the borrower on loan commitments during the year specified. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in currency, goods, or services. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Description: The map below shows how Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$) varies by country in Central America & the Caribbean. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the region is Dominican Republic, with a value of 2,823,969,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the region is Dominica, with a value of 20,344,000.00.

Source: World Bank, International Debt Statistics.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Sum

Periodicity: Annual