• Argentina – still a risk of technical default;
  • Colombia – upgraded credit rating;
  • Italy – Plans to pay off billions in public-sector arrears to private companies may provide a lift for the economy
  • Kuwait – a partial write-off of personal loans;
  • Macedonia – public-sector external financing requirements have been met;
  • Montenegro – the economy has become quite vulnerable.

Other countries covered in this report:  Algeria, Egypt, Honduras, Lithuania, Morocco, Portugal and Zimbabwe

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