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Dimensions of the Sub-Saharan African Debt Crisis: External Debt, By Country (1996)

Country                 External Debt

Angola                 $ 10,612,000,000

Benin                   $ 1,594,000,000

Botswana                $ 613,000,000

Burkina Faso          $ 1,294,000,000

Burundi                 $ 1,127,000,000

Cameroon              $ 9,515,000,000

Cape Verde               $ 211,000,000

Central African Republic  $928,000,000

Chad:                 $ 997,000,000

Comoros            $ 206,000,000

DRC                   $ 12,826,000,000

Congo                  $ 5,240,000,000

Cote d'Ivoire         $ 19,713,000,000

Dijbouti                  $ 241,000,000

Equatorial Guinea     $ 282,000,000

Eritrea                    $ 46,000,000

Ethiopia               $ 10,077,000,000

Gabon                    $ 4,213,000,000

Gambia                     $ 452,000,000

Ghana                    $ 6,202,000,000

Guinea                   $ 3,240,000,000

Guinea-Bissau         $ 937,000,000

Country                      External Debt


Lesotho                    $ 654,000,000

Madagascar            $ 4,175,000,000

Malawi                  $ 2,312,000,000

Mali                       $ 3,020,000,000

Mauritania              $ 2,363,000,000

Mauritius               $ 1,818,000,000

Mozambique          $ 5,842,000,000

Niger                     $ 1,557,000,000

Nigeria                 $ 31,407,000,000

Rwanda                  $ 1,034,000,000

Sao Tome and Principe        
 $ 261,000,000

Senegal                 $ 3,663,000,000

Seychelles                  $ 148,000,000

Sierra Leone           $ 1,167,000,000

Somalia               $ 2,643,000,000

Sudan                   $ 16,972,000,000

Swaziland                 $ 220,000,000

Tanzania               $ 7,412,000,000

Togo                      $ 1,463,000,000

Uganda                   $ 3,674,000,000

Zambia                   $ 7,113,000,000

Zimbabwe             $ 5,005,000,000

 Source: World Bank Debtor Reporting System

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