This statistical yearbook provides quantitative information on African central government debt instruments. It includes individual country data but also comparative statistics to facilitate pan-African (cross-country) analysis.
Local currency bond markets play an important role in improving the resilience of the domestic economy and financial systems. This diagnostic framework provides a tool for analysing the state of development and efficiency of local currency bond markets in emerging and developing economies.
Jointly developed by the IMF, World Bank, EBRD, and the OECD, this report analyses the main elements necessary to deepen domestic bond markets in emerging and developing economies.
Sovereign index-linked bond issuance has grown significantly since the early 1980s and index-linked bonds have become a widely accepted part of the set of instruments that sovereign debt managers use for funding purposes. This paper sets out a methodology for assessing their cost effectiveness relative to other financing options, using UK examples for illustration.
Taking place in South Africa, the 7th Annual Forum on African Public Debt Management focussed on current priorities relating to African public debt management and bond markets.
Governments are major issuers of debt instruments in the global financial market. This volume provides quantitative information on central government debt instruments for the 34 OECD countries.
The management of operational risk is at the heart of efficient government, but countries often fail to apply good or even routine operational risk management practices and have difficulty in understanding how to put the processes in place. This paper sets out a widely-applicable and relevant policy approach and management framework and illustrates its practical application in Turkey.
The gross borrowing needs of OECD governments are projected to increase slightly to around USD 10.9 trillion in 2013, up from the already high level of USD 10.8 trillion in 2012, according to a new OECD report.
Organised in Midrand, the 6th Annual Forum on African Public Debt Management focussed on current priorities relating to African public debt management and bond markets.
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This presentation by Adrian Blundell Wignall was made to the French Senate on 27 March 2012 in the context of their enquiry on credit rating agencies (CRAs).