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Debt Statistics


Debt statistics are compiled and disseminated using the concepts and definitions of the latest international standards. Below you can access methodology relating to our databases and additional manuals and guides, such as the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual and the BPM6 Compilation Guide.

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