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International financial flows and external debt

Achieving the SDGs requires an enhanced global partnership for the mobilization of financial resources. Long-term financial flows, such as remittances, FDI and ODA, can support investments that are critical for productive employment and growth in developing countries. A review of recent trends suggests the need for a renewed commitment and enhanced efforts by the international community to support financing for sustainable development. It also points out at potential risks of debt sustainability for a few developed and some emerging economies. […]