Kazakhstan’s External Debt dips 2.5%

    Kazakhstan’s total external debt as of the end March 2009, decreased by 2.5% to $105.1 billion, compared to $108 billion at the beginning of the year, Kazakhstan Today reports citing a report from the National Bank of Kazakhstan.
    According to the National Bank, short-term debt dropped for the accounting period to $8.98 billion from $10.64 billion, and the long-term - to $96.12 billion 123 from $97.18 billion.
    Banks’ external obligations for the accounting period totaled $34.07 billion, short-term – 2.29 billion, and long-term - $31.77 billion, according to Kazakhstan Today.