The Joint External Debt Hub (JEDH)—jointly developed by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and theWorld Bank (WB)—brings together external debt data and selected foreign assets from international creditor/market and debtor/national sources.

The JEDH disseminates an expanded range of creditor/market data series on the external debt and selected foreign assets of developed, developing and transition countries and territories. The JEDH also features creditor/market- and debtor/national-based data comparisons of countries' external debt, and provides users with access to metadata. Data are updated on a quarterly basis.

The JEDH uses Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX), which applies technological innovation to the context and content of information being exchanged through a common framework. Participating agencies also view the JEDH as a mechanism for enhancing the transparency, timeliness and availability of external debt statistics to a global user community. The JEDH is a product of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Finance Statistics that produced the External Debt Statistics: Guide for Compilers and Users.