Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

Indicator 17.4.1: Debt service as a proportion of exports of goods and services

Net U.S. acquisition of debt securities (outflow) as a percentage of exports (goods and services)

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Actual indicator available Net U.S. acquisition of debt securities (outflow) as a percentage of exports (goods and services)
Actual indicator available - description Debt securities is defined as Negotiable instruments that serve as evidence of debt including bills, bonds, notes, negotiable certificates of deposit, commercial paper, debentures, asset-backed securities, money market instruments, and similar instruments traded in financial markets.
Date of national source publication 9/2017
Method of computation
Periodicity Annual
Scheduled update by national source 12/2017
U.S. method of computation Net U.S. acquisition of debt securities divided by exports (goods and services)
Comments and limitations
Date metadata updated 10/2017
Disaggregation geography
Unit of measurement Percentage
Disaggregation categories
International and national references
Time period 2000-2016
Scheduled update by SDG team

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name Debt service as a proportion of exports of goods and services
Target name Assist developing countries in attaining long-term debt sustainability through coordinated policies aimed at fostering debt financing, debt relief and debt restructuring, as appropriate, and address the external debt of highly indebted poor countries to reduce debt distress.
Global indicator description
UN designated tier 1
UN custodial agency World Bank (Partnering Agencies:UNCTAD)
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Organisation U.S. International Transactions, Expanded Detail
Agency Staff Name Andrew Craig
Agency Survey Dataset U.S. International Transactions, Expanded Detail
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