Net financial flows, bilateral (NFL, current US$) - Central America & the Caribbean
Definition: Bilateral debt includes loans from governments and their agencies (including central banks), loans from autonomous bodies, and direct loans from official export credit agencies. Net flows (or net lending or net disbursements) received by the borrower during the year are disbursements minus principal repayments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
Description: The map below shows how Net financial flows, bilateral (NFL, current US$) varies by country 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 29,819,480.00. The country with the lowest value in the region is Honduras, with a value of -44,542,620.00.
Source: World Bank, International Debt Statistics.
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