Mozambique Debt Restructuring to Continue as Scandal Grows

Mozambique will continue with restructuring talks over $2 billion of defaulted loans, the Ministry of Finance said, even as an international scandal around the debt intensifies, Bloomberg News reported. The $2 billion comprises three loans, one of which was converted into a eurobond, and another two that are guaranteed by the state. Mozambique in November announced an agreement in principal with investors to restructure its $727 million eurobonds that would see debt-holders paid a portion of future revenues from gas projects planned for the north of the country. Read more

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