External Debt Service

According to data from The National Treasury, Kenya’s current public debt stands at approximately 4.884 trillion Kenyan shillings. The Infographics attached below show part of the debt that from specific entities. The numbers have been categorized into: Multilateral, Bileteral and Commercial debt.

External debt is the total public and private debt that a country owes foreign creditors and covers bilateral debt, multilateral debt and commercial debt. Bilateral debt generally refers to debt loaned by one State to another state and is not issued to private sector lenders such as banks. Multilateral debt is owed to international financial institutions such as the African Development Bank while commercial debt is money loaned by private lenders.

The details of the External Service Debt are broken down in this PDF.

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