The debt crisis of developing countries became apparent in the early 1980s mainly in Central and South America. A look at the net flow of funds around the world — payments on interest and principal subtracted from newly introduced funds — shows that beginning in the mid-1980s money tended to flow back from the developing to the developed world (Table 1).
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