Best practice in debt management-IMF guidelines

ARTICLE - The IMF and World Bank have published a final version of their report "Guidelines for Public Debt Management". The IMF drew up the guidelines to assist governments "build capacity for managing their debt" which would consequently "reduce their vulnerability to international financial shocks". The draft report was first published in August 2000 and the IMF has done extensive consultation with debt management experts in 122 countries.


"IMF and World

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account