Dubai: Government Will Not Stand Behind Dubai World Debt
from Calculated Risk by CalculatedRisk
From The Times: Investors face huge losses as Dubai abandons debt company
The Government of Dubai said today that it will not stand behind its wholly-owned subsidiary Dubai World, prompting fears that the company’s creditors could lose billions of dollars.
Today's comment, from Abdulrahman al-Saleh, the director general of Dubai’s Department of Finance, effectively confirms that country does not have enough money to repay Dubai World’s $60 billion of liabilities. ...
From the Financial Times: Dubai official confirms no guarantee
From MarketWatch: Dubai World debt not backed by governmentfficial