NO. 8


Financial and Banking News

Budgets & Revenues

OECD Figures Show Middle East Country Debt to Eastern Bloc

The latest figures on external country debt published by the Paris-basedOrganization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the first timeseparate claims from Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC). The figuresfor CEEC claims at the end of 1989 represented 74.7% of Syria's total debt of$14,680mn and 74.9% of South Yemen's total of $4,081....