sitharaman: Sitharaman highlights rising debt vulnerabilities in developing countries at G20, seeks multilateral coordination

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday highlighted rising debt vulnerabilities in many developing countries and sought views from G20 member nations on ‘multilateral coordination’ for managing the burden. Speaking at inaugural session of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors (FMCBG) meeting, Sitharaman also sought views on how multilateral development banks, like the IMF … Read more

world bank: World Bank promises ‘concessionality’ in debt restructuring

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The World Bank will “provide as much concessionality to the debt treatment” for distressed economies as possible, its president told a meeting with the International Monetary Fund, India and other creditor nations on Saturday. “The World Bank is committed to providing net positive flows in a way that maximizes concessionality in the restructuring process,” David … Read more

emerging markets: Global experts call on EMs to rethink long-term financing

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Emerging markets would require over $53 trillion for infrastructure financing, but countries need to develop a new long-term financing model, said Auguste Tano Kouame, country director, World Bank. Kouame said that the Indian government had done well, and reforms such as the National Infrastructure Pipeline and Production-Linked Incentive schemes are steps in the right direction. … Read more

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