RISKS TO THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM

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March 31, 2006
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Approved For Release 2006/05/25 : CIA-RDP84B00049R000902240013-6
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Risks to the International Financial System
1. Mexico's financial crisis creates major new risks for
international financial stability.
o LDC long-term foreign debt increased about five-fold from 1973 to
1981, surpassing $500 billion. There has also been a massive
Qrowth of short-term debt, especially since 1971.
o The LDC debt service problem was manageable so long as exports were