Borrowing for Development in Liberia

06 Sep 2018


This policy paper explores the aspects of different financing mechanisms including commercial and non-concessional loans, and other grants.


  • The basic story of current undisclosed loan terms and conditions starts when the Liberia government pursues a commercial loan.
  • Liberia’s debt-carrying capacity has deteriorated. Its domestic and external public debt remains relatively low compared with regional average and other low income countries.
  • The issue of non-concessional lending attracts attention not only from the fact that the money is expensive, but also in term of uses of the borrowed resources.
06 Sep 2018

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