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Heavily Indebted Poor Countries



In 1999 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank classified 41 countries as being the heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs). These low income countries face an unsustainable debt burden and may qualify for debt assistance if they meet certain requirements of the debt initiative.



Near the end of 1999, the combined value of the debt of these 41 countries was roughly $90 billion dollars.


Africa/Middle East

 

 

Angola

Guinea

Sierra Leone

Benin

Guinea-Bissau

Somolia

Burkina Faso

Kenya

Sudan

Burundi

Liberia

Tanzania

Cameroon

Madagascar

Togo

Central African Republic

Mali

Uganda

Chad

Mauritania

Yemen

Congo

Mozambique

Zambia

Cote dí Ivoire

Niger

 

Dem. Rep. of Congo

Nigeria

 

Equatorial Guinea

Rwanda

 

Ethiopia

Sao Tomè and Principe

 

Ghana

Senegal

 

 

 

 

Asia

 

 

Laos

Vietnam

 

 

 

 

Latin America

 

 

Bolivia

Honduras

 

Guyana

Nicaragua

 




Continued: Economic Restructuring


Other pages in this section:

A World Imperilled
Threats from Humankind
Economic Restructuring
Logging
Fires
Commercial Agriculture
Hydro, Pollution, Hunting
Debt
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Oil Extraction
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Fuelwood, Roads, Climate
Population & Poverty

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