IMF and World Bank to ease debt rules

US - International finance officials are meeting in Washington today, 26 July, to look at ways to overhaul and simplify the strings attached to the loans they make to poor countries.

The board of the World Bank will meet to consider ways of easing the burden on indebted countries, while the International Monetary Fund's board addressed the same topic yesterday, 25 July.

The result should be a lighter approach to setting the yardsticks - a process dubbed "conditionality" by the experts - that

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