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Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: Portugal holds 33% of country's Q1 2021 external debt




Praia, June.22,2021(Lusa)-Cabo Verde's public debt contracted externally increased by 1% in the first quarter of 2021, to 1.684 billion euros, of which 33% to Portugal, specifically to Caixa Geral de Depósitos bank (CGD), the largest individual creditor of the archipelago.
According to a report from the Cape Verdean Finance Ministry with data on foreign debt in the first quarter, including bilateral funding (state-to-state), multilateral (through international organisations such as the International Monetary Fund, World Bank or African Development Bank) and commercial banks, the stock rose to 1.684 billion euros.
Of this total, more than 584 million is related to the total debt to Portugal, between bilateral and commercial financing, which did not increase in the first quarter.
Among all external creditors, Cabo Verde has the highest individual debt to Caixa Geral de Depósitos bank, which at the end of March amounted to almost 370 million euros.
On a bilateral level, after Portugal, with a debt of over 135.8 million euros, comes Japan, with over 77.9 million euros, and France, via the French Development Agency, with 50 million euros, while the debt to China is around 27 million euros and to a Saudi fund over 15.4 million euros.
The presidents of Portugal and Cabo Verde said on 17 May that steps were being taken to resolve Cape Verdean debt, announcing that the matter would be closed after a meeting between the finance ministers of both countries.
The issue was raised during the meeting that Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa held on his visit to Cabo Verde with his Cape Verdean counterpart, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, although both stressed that it was a matter for the governments.
"A meeting is planned between the finance ministers of the two countries to deal with the issue of reorienting debt repayment, which may include total or partial forgiveness, or also converting a significant part of that debt into investments with the participation of Portuguese companies," said Jorge Carlos Fonseca.
The Portuguese President also met with the Prime Minister of Cape Verde, Ulisses Correia e Silva, who gave assurances about a solution to Cabo Verde's debt, namely the 200 million euros with which Portugal financed (through CGD) the programme implemented by the previous government of social housing built by Portuguese companies and which should start being paid this year.
"We have already been working on this dossier for some time," Ulisses Correia e Silva told journalists, acknowledging recent advances in the negotiations and praising the role of Portugal, which since 2020, due to the pandemic, has granted a moratorium on debt service payments to Cabo Verde.
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Date : 2021-06-23 10:49:00







 

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