External Debt Figures up to May, 2019

At the end of the fifth month of 2019, Nicaragua's public external debt reached $6,011 million, which represents a $61 million increase over what was reported in December 2018.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

From the Central Bank of Nicaragua statement:

According to these statistics, the balance of the public external debt up to May 31, 2019 was of 6,011.0 million dollars, which represented a 6.7-million-dollar decrease regarding the balance registered in the previous month (US$6,017.7 million). Compared to the balance up to December 2018 (US$5,949.6 million), this represented a 61.4-million-dollar increase, as a result of disbursements of external loans to the month of May in 149 million dollars, mainly from multilateral institutions (US$125.6 million), and principal payments of contracted debt for 74.3 million dollars.

Of the total balance of public external debt, 4,188.2 million correspond to debt with multilateral creditors (69.7%), US$1,769.6 million with bilateral creditors (29.4%) and US$53.2 million with private creditors (0.9%).

The service of the accumulated public external debt was of US$121.0 million dollars, of which US$116.1 million corresponded to payments of obligations with multilateral creditors, being the Central American Bank of Economic Integration and the Inter-American Development Bank the ones of greater amount with 67.0 and 29.3 million dollars, respectively. Of the total service paid, US$46.7 million was in interest payments.

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From the Central Bank of Nicaragua report:

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