Definition: Official development finance
External debt - IMF
Total official flows to developing countries excluding
(1) officially supported export credits,
(2) official support for private export credits (both are regarded as primarily trade promoting rather than development oriented), and
(3) grants and loans for nondevelopmental purposes. ODF comprises official development assistance (ODA) and other official development finance flows.
International Monetary Fund (IMF), "External Debt Statistics: Guide for Compilers and Users; Appendix III. Glossary of External Debt Terms", Washington D.C., 2003