Kyrgyzstan: Debt Relief Still Contentious

February 2007
Emerging Markets Monitor;2/5/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 41, p17
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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.


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