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China as a creditor

Sovereign debt restructuring has become tricky

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One of the most anticipated components of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC this year was a global sovereign debt roundtable meant to revitalise the under-performing system to restructure public debt. This is because the world is going through a severe sovereign debt crisis, and one which the international financial architecture has by and large failed to effectively address. The effects of the pandemic and relief spending, along with the worldwide inflationary environment created largely by big Western stimulus packages and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, have resulted in sharply

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First Published: Apr 18 2023 | 10:38 PM IST

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