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CAPITALISATION OF INTEREST

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French Equivalent: Capitalisation des intérêts

Definition:
Capitalisation of interest is the conversion of scheduled (due or in arrears) or late interest payments into debt. It often occurs as part of a rescheduling agreement.

Source Publication:
Development Assistance Committee (DCA) International Development Statistics – Handbook for Reporting Debt Reorganisation on the DAC Questionnaire.

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics - External debt

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, April 04, 2013