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Arab Foreign Debt Edges up to $130bn in 1984 

Figures compiled by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) indicate that the total external indebtedness of 20 Arab countries increased by $3.9bn during 1984 to reach a total of $130,430mn at the end of that year, as indicated by the tables on pages B2-3. The OECD tables, published in December under the title "Statistics on External Indebtedness: The Debt and...