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Author: Martin A. Weiss
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: relief, debt, international, implications, procedure, iraq, potential
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437927246
ISBN-13: 9781437927245

Following the ouster of the Saddam Hussein regime in spring 2003, Iraqżs external debt was $130 billion. Reducing this debt to a sustainable level has been a priority of the U.S. govżt. Since 2003, debt relief negotiations have led to the cancellation of a significant amount of Iraqżs external debt. Contents of this report: (1) Iraqżs External Debt: Paris Club Debt Claims; Non-Paris Club Debt Claims; Commercial Debt Claims; (2) The Debt Relief Effort: Paris Club Debt Relief; Evian Approach; Iraqżs Paris Club Agree.; Non-Paris Club Debt Relief; Commercial Debt Relief; (3) Potential Policy
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Author: Martin A. Weiss
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: relief, debt, international, implications, procedure, iraq, potential
Number of Pages: 15
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437984770
ISBN-13: 9781437984774

Following the ouster of the Saddam Hussein regime in spring 2003, Iraqżs external debt was estimated to be $130 billion. Reducing this debt to a sustainable level has been a priority of the U.S. government. Since 2003, debt relief negotiations have taken place in a variety of forums and led to the cancellation of a significant amount of Iraqżs external debt. Contents of this report: (1) Iraqżs External Debt: Paris Club Debt Claims; Non-Paris Club Debt Claims; Commercial Debt Claims; (2) The Debt Relief Effort; (3) Future of Multilateral Debt Relief: Granting a Stay on the Enforcement of Cre
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Author: Ishrat Husain
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: crisis, debt, dealing
Number of Pages: 326
Published: 1989
ISBN-10: 0821312464
ISBN-13: 9780821312469

The debt crisis in perspective; Debt management in the late 1980s; Debt reduction and recontracting.
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Author: Harold J. Johnson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: debt, provide, little, nature, relief, development, country, swaps, developing
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 1428988513
ISBN-13: 9781428988514

A debt swap is a form of debt conversion in which external hard currency debt is traded for local currency or debt denominated in local currency. Debt-for-nature swaps support specific environ. projects, i.e., the designation & mgmt. of protected areas, the dev¿t. of conservation mgmt. plans, the training of park personnel, & environ. educ. activities. Dev¿t. swaps support projects such as micro-enterprise, educ., training, health, ag. This report: ascertains the number of developing countries that have participated in debt swaps, the extent to which these swaps have reduced external debt, &
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Author: Susan J. Irving
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: debt, uncertainty, treasury, market, increase, management, limit, delays, create, challenges
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437982166
ISBN-13: 9781437982169

Since 1995, the statutory debt limit has been increased 12 times to its current level of $14.294 trillion. The Dept. of the Treasury (DoT) notified Congress that the current debt limit could be reached as early as April 5, 2011. Under current law debt subject to the limit will exceed $25 trillion in 2021. This report: (1) describes the actions that DoT traditionally takes to manage debt near the limit; (2) analyzes the effects that approaching the debt limit has had on the market for DoT securities; and (3) describes alternative mechanisms that would permit consideration of the link between po
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Author: Rebecca M. Nelson (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, congress, overview, economies, debt, advanced, sovereign
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437987109
ISBN-13: 9781437987102

SD, also called public debt or govżt. debt, refers to debt incurred by governments. Since the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, public debt in advanced economies has increased substantially. A number of factors related to the financial crisis have fueled the increase, including fiscal stimulus packages, the nationalization of private-sector debt, and lower tax revenue. Even if economic growth reverses some of these trends, aging populations in advanced economies are expected to strain govżt. debt levels in coming years. Contents of this report: Def. and Concepts; Trends in SD; Addressing
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Author: Alicia Puente Cackley
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: debt, collection, evolving, marketplace, technology, reflect, practices, cards, fair, credit, could
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437924573
ISBN-13: 9781437924572

Approx. 6.6% of credit cards (CC) were 30 or more days past due in the first qtr. of 2009 -- the highest rate in 18 years. To recover delinquent debt, CC issuers may use their own collection dept., outside collection agencies, collection law firms, or sell the debt. This report examined: (1) fed. and state consumer protections and enforcement respon. related to CC debt collection; (2) the practices involved in collecting and selling delinquent CC debt; and (3) issues that may exist related to some of these practices. To address these objectives, the author interviewed rep. from 6 large CC issu
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