Tuesday June 30, 2015 – Nigeria’s Foreign, External Debt Profile Hits $9.4 Billion On March 31st, 2015 – DMO
Nigeria’s external debt stock profile stood at $9.4 billion on March 31, this year, the Debt Management Office (DMO), information posted on DMO said yesterday.
The figure showed a decrease of about $300 million from the $9.7 billion that the country owed at December 31 last year.
According to information on DPR website, the highest debt is owed the World Bank Group. International Development Association $5.6billion and International Fund for Agricultural Development, $89.4million
It further stated that Nigeria owes African Development Bank (AfDB) $200 million and the African Development Fund (ADF), $513.7 million. The ADF debt was incurred through the AfDB Group.
Nigeria also owes Arab Bank Economic Development for Africa $4.4 million, while its debts to European Development Fund and Islamic Development Bank are $75.1 million and $19.6 million respectively.
The record also showed that the country’s indebtedness through bilateral agreement to Exim Bank of China and French Development Agency are $1.2 billion and $140.2 million respectively.
It further stated that Nigeria’s external debt stock through government’s issuance of Eurobond stood is $1.5 billion.