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Written evidence submitted by the Institute of International Finance for the House of Commons International Development Committee’s Inquiry on Debt Relief in Low-Income Countries

The Institute of International Finance welcomes the opportunity to respond to the House of Commons International Development Committee’s inquiry on debt relief in low-income countries. We commend the Parliament for taking this step in investigating this important issue.

Frontier Market Debt Monitor: Debt hits new highs, but borrowing subsides

Total debt in frontier markets increased by $126 billion to a fresh record high of $3.4 trillion in H1 2021. With higher commodity prices supporting recovery, debt/GDP ratios remained broadly stable at around 110% of GDP in H1 2021.

IIF Publishes a Second Addendum to the Terms of Reference for Voluntary Private Sector Participation in the G20/Paris Club DSSI

This Second Addendum references the recent extension of and modifications to the G20/Paris Club Debt Service Suspension Initiative through December 31, 2021, providing a similar extension of/modifications to the private sector Terms of Reference.

IIF Letter to the G20 on Common Framework, Debt Transparency, ESG Considerations

In light of the 2021 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, this letter provides private sector views that build on our November 2020 letter to the G20.  

Frontier Market Debt Monitor: Double-edged sword

Total debt in frontier markets (FM) reached a record high of nearly 110% of GDP in 2020, up from less than 100% in 2019. We have added 15 new countries to our FM debt database.

Weekly Insight: Beyond the DSSI

2020 saw a record number of sovereign bond defaults: Argentina, Belize, Ecuador, Lebanon, Suriname, and Zambia; However, most low-income economies continue to roll over their debt obligations successfully; To date, only 18 low-income countries have asked to suspend debt repayments for H1 2021—down from 44 in 2020  ; For help beyond the DSSI, a few countries have turned to the G20 Common Framework; questions about the process remain

Weekly Insight: Debt Clouds Over the Post-COVID Recovery

As the mountain of negative-yielding debt hits new record highs, EM sovereigns continue to benefit from the search for yield ; Emerging markets set to rely increasingly on USD borrowing as abundant global central bank liquidity persists; China has significantly cut back its lending to low-income countries

IIF Provides Two Additions to the Toolkit to Facilitate Voluntary Private Sector Participation in the G20/Paris Club DSSI

To support debtor countries requesting debt service suspension from their private creditors, we have published Summary Terms for a Voluntary Debt Serv...

IIF Publishes an Addendum to the Terms of Reference for Voluntary Private Sector Participation in the G20/Paris Club DSSI

This Addendum references the recent extension of and modifications to the G20/Paris Club Debt Service Suspension Initiative through June 30, 2021, providing a similar extension of/modifications to the private sector Terms of Reference.

IIF Letter to the G20 on DSSI Extension and Common Framework

In the wake of the extension of the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI), as well as recent thoughtful proposals for reforming the international sovereign debt architecture, the IIF offers these private sector perspectives that build on our September 22 letter to the G20.

 

 

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