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Zambia: Short-term debt, percent of total external debt: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Zambia from 1970 to 2017. The average value for Zambia during that period was 14.12 percent with a minumum of 1.3 percent in 2003 and a maximum of 27.69 percent in 1977. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt.