Net financial flows, bilateral (NFL, current US$)

Definition: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Description: The map below shows how Net financial flows, bilateral (NFL, current US$) varies by country. 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 world is Bangladesh, with a value of 3,906,413,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Turkmenistan, with a value of -1,398,874,000.00.

Source: World Bank, International Debt Statistics.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Statistical Concept and Methodology: Data show concessional and nonconcessional financial flows from official bilateral sources. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) defines concessional flows from bilateral donors as flows with a grant element of at least 25 percent; they are evaluated assuming a 10 percent nominal discount rate.

Aggregation method: Sum

Periodicity: Annual