In previous years this volume was published as Global Development
Finance: Volume 2. This new edition will be published as a single
volume, and Volume 1 will no longer be published.
Global Development Finance (GDF)is available in print or
electronically. The print edition includes an overview section focusing
on trends in financial flows as well as trends in external debt for
developing countries in 2008. It also highlights support from the World
Bank Group to developing countries and the developments in debt
restructuring in 2008. Together with this review of major financial
developments in the previous year, you can find summary tables of
regional and income group aggregates, and country tables.
The Global Development Finance 2010 (GDF) CD-ROM included in
this package set contains more than 200 historical time series from
1970 to 2008, and country group estimates for 2009. The database covers
external debt stocks and flows and their components, foreign direct
investment, and equity flows along with key debt ratios, providing a
detailed, country-by-country picture of the debt of developing
countries. The mapping and charting functions included on the CD-ROM
allow users to visualize the data and save images for use in other
These features plus data export options in standard formats like
Excel make GDF the most comprehensive and detailed source of economic
data on external debt and financial flows.
* The CD-ROM system requires Windows XP SP3 or higher, 1 GB of
available hard disk space, 1 GB of RAM, and Internet Explorer 6.0 or
Recognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to
development, the World Bank Group now provides free, open, and easy
access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards around
the globe--some 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back 50
years. The data is available in Arabic, French, and Spanish in addition
Access to these new resources is available at data.worldbank.org, a central web
site that makes it easier to find, use, and manipulate data. A data catalog lists the
available databases. Access
the GDF dataset on data.worldbank.org.
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