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Peer Group Dialogue (PG1) - Retail Government Debt Programs: Main Models, Issues and Experiences
May 2, 2012Washington, D.C.

Debt managers from Brazil, Colombia, Hungary, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey discussed experiences with retail debt programs (RDPs) from both mature and emerging markets, including policy objectives, pros and cons, cost consequences, and types of instruments and distribution channels. Presentations were made by Mexico and Kenya, which was a guest participant in this peer group, on their respective RDPs.

Peer Group 1: 9th Meeting


This meeting was part of a peer group dialogue series from the Global Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Program (Gemloc) Advisory Services, a World Bank Group initiative that supports emerging market economies in developing their local currency bond markets.

Note: Gemloc-affiliated countries and activities have been incorporated into the Government Bond Market Development Program, an initiative that supports the development of local currency bond markets to increase developing countries’ attractiveness for domestic and foreign investment.