Nicaragua: Foreign Debt up to April 2019

At the end of the fourth month of 2019, the public external debt reached $6,018 million, which represents a $68 million increase with respect to what was reported in December 2018.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

From the Central Bank of Nicaragua report:

According to these statistics, the balance of the public external debt was 6,017.7 million dollars to April 30, 2019, which represented a net increase of 30.1 million dollars regarding the balance registered in the previous month (US$5,987.6 million) and of 68.1 million dollars regarding December 2018 (US$5,949.6 million).

Of the total balance, 4,195.8 million correspond to debt with multilateral creditors (69.7%), US$1,769.1 million with bilateral creditors (29.4%) and US$52.7 million with private creditors (0.9%).

The accumulated public external debt service up to April 2019 was US$90.3 million dollars, of which US$85.6 million were obligations with multilateral creditors, being the Central American Bank for Economic Integration and the Inter-American Development Bank the largest with 51.1 and 21.5 million dollars, respectively. Of the total service paid, US$55.9 million were principal payments and US$34.4 million were interest payments.

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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.

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