The Debtor Reporting System (DRS) was established by the World Bank in 1951. It has been intended to collect more detailed information on loan level for external borrowing of the reporting countries.
"A statistical reporting system maintained by the World Bank to monitor the debt of developing countries. Information is supplied through reports from debtor countries. The data supplied are the basis for the" World Bank database "International Debt Statistics" (formerly Global Development Finance and World Debt Tables). OECD, Paris