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Analysis-Debt crunch looms for weaker economies with a wall of bond maturies ahead 

(Reuters) – A combination of sticky high interest rates and lacklustre global growth could push a number of emerging economies that are facing soaring refinancing needs into debt difficulties next…

Sri Lanka bondholders eye GDP-linked debt restructuring – report

Sri Lanka’s private creditors are considering a proposal to swap defaulted bonds with new securities with cash flow linked to the nation’s future growth, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing people familiar…

Sri Lanka’s Debt restructuring talks could drag on for a long time despite expected  IMF Support – Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings believes Sri Lanka is likely to secure financing support from the IMF after the fund’s Executive Board set a date of 20 March to review the USD2.9 billion…

Debt-Service Payments Put Biggest Squeeze on Poor Countries Since 2000

The poorest countries eligible to borrow from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) now spend over a tenth of their export revenues to service their long-term public and publicly…

Four reasons to consider domestic debt restructuring

Sri Lanka faces a challenge to emerge from the continuing crisis. A recent publication by VERITÉ Research argues that domestic debt restructuring (DDR) provides four benefits critical for the economy…

Food insecurity continues to remain a concern for the majority of Sri Lankans

The latest report by World Food Program (WFP) warns that overall acute food insecurity continues to remain a concern as the majority of people are still forced to cut meals…

Sri Lankan Economic Crisis Inflicted by Self-Serving Elite

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Sri Lanka has just defaulted on its foreign debt for the very first time. Attributing its current predicament to a Chinese ‘debt-trap’ is a new Cold War…

World Bank deeply concerned about the uncertain economic outlook in Sri Lanka and its impact on people

Sri Lanka’s economic outlook is highly uncertain due to fiscal and external imbalances. Urgent policy measures are needed to address the high levels of debt and debt service, reduce the…

Sri Lanka unilaterally suspends external debt payments, says needs money for essentials

(Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s central bank said on Tuesday it had become “challenging and impossible” to repay external debt, as it tries to use its dwindling foreign exchange reserves to…

As ‘economic catastrophe’ looms, private sector demands immediate action from policymakers

23 industry associations, representing private sector firms engaged in export, import andlogistics industries warned of catastrophic consequences for Sri Lanka’s economy and the people if the ongoing economic and political…