TITLE

Kyrgyzstan: Debt Relief Still Contentious

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Emerging Markets Monitor;2/5/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 41, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The author comments on Kyrgyzstan's controversial Highly Indebted Poor Country debt relief program run by the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. The officials of the country, led by Felix Kulov, expressed concern on the level of control over economic policy, which leads to Kulov's request to annul his previous application for the HIPC. The author claims that despite political changes, a deal on the country's external burden of its debts may be considered for a negotiation.
ACCESSION #
24199390

 

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