Table ( 15 ): Debt Service Profile
(LE Millions) 
  1998/99 1999/00 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05  Jul -Nov  2004 2005
Jul -Nov 
Total Government Debt Service     23,779 31,015 36,422 42,176 44,249 11,479 14,514
      -(2.2) (30.4) (17.4) (15.8) (4.9)   (26.4)
   Interest Payments      16,634 21,618 25,718 30,581 32,666 7,665 9,013
      -(10.5) (30.0) (19.0) (18.9) (6.8)   (17.6)
      Domestic Debt     14,821 19,571 23,497 27,740 29,781 6,292 7,776
      Foreign Debt 1823 1793 1,813 2,048 2,221 2,841 2,885 1,372 1,237
                   
   Principal Payments     7,145 9,397 10,705 11,594 11,583 3,814 5,501
      (24.7) (31.5) (13.9) (8.3) -(0.1)   (44.2)
      Domestic Debt     5,244 7,035 6,510 8,024 8,060 2,424 4,251
      Foreign Debt 1462 1631 1,901 2,362 4,195 3,570 3,523 1,390 1,250
Net Interest Payments     16,634 20,017 24,264 28,835 31,138 7,665 9,013
                   
   Domestic     14,821 17,969 22,043 25,995 28,253 6,292 7,776
      Interest Payments      14,821 19,571 23,497 27,740 29,781 6,292 7,776
      Interest Income        1,601 1,454 1,746 1,528   --
                   
   Foreign     1,813 2,048 2,221 2,841 2,885 1,372 1,237
      Interest Payments      1,813 2,048 2,221 2,841 2,885 1,372 1,237
      Interest Income      -- -- -- -- -- -- --
   Foreign (US$ millions)     488 460 427 461 480 #DIV/0! 215
      Interest Payments      488 460 427 461 480 #DIV/0! 215
      Interest Income      -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Memorandum Items:                  
   In Percent of GDP                   
     Total Interest Payments 1/     4.6% 5.7% 6.2% 6.3% 6.1% #DIV/0! 3.7%
     Total Principal Payments 1/     2.0% 2.5% 2.6% 2.4% 2.2% #DIV/0! 2.4%
   In Percent of Total Expenditures                  
      Total Interest Payments        18.7% 20.2% 20.9% 20.6% #DIV/0! 18.1%
      Total Principal Payments        8.1% 8.4% 7.9% 7.3% #DIV/0! 11.9%
Source: Ministry of Finance.
(  ) Percent change over same period in previous year.
 -- Data not available.
1/ Recent figures (July-Sep) are based on quarterly GDP.