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The debt stood at $55.79 billion as of January 1, 2014 and at $54.875 billion as of May 1, thus decreasing by 1.8% in the first five months of the year and by 0.1% in May.
As of May 1, the debt to official creditors from the Paris Club, which is not subject to restructuring, was $108.5 million (growing by 1.02% during the month); the debt to non-Paris Club creditors was $1.026 billion; the debt to former Soviet bloc countries decreased by 1.01% to $936.6 million; and the debt to the holders of external bonds was practically unchanged at $40.02 billion ($40.04 billion as of May 1).