Definition: This entry gives the total public and private debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Debt - external map
Canada’s record household debt is threatening its financial stability, global bankers fear
Financial Post - 10/24/2016 2:40:36 AM
Canada’s debt, swelled by ... But the reliance on foreign funding has made Canada more vulnerable to capital flight than before the financial crisis in 2008, according to a report from HSBC Holdings Plc. The country is carrying a historically high ...
Countries With The Best External Debt To GNI Ratios
worldatlas.com - 8/1/2016 11:54:11 PM
Countries With Low External Debt Relative to Gross National Income According to the IMF and the World Bank, external debt sustainability depends on a country’s ability to “bring the net present value (NPV) of external public debt down to around 150 per ...
U.S. Tops List of Countries with the Largest External Debt
Seeking Alpha - 6/21/2009 10:56:59 AM
The World Bank maintains the database of Gross External Debt Positions of countries.The top five countries with the largest external debt are as follows: The USA is the biggest debtor country with a total of $13.6 Trillion at the end of 2008. On a year ...
Global Development Finance 2012 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 10/1/2015 11:57:59 PM
The data and analysis presented in this edition of global development finance are based on actual flows and debt related transactions for 2010 reported to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System (DRS) by 129 developing countries. The reports confirm that in ...
Global stocks, commodities climb as economic confidence lifts
Reuters - 10/25/2016 9:56:04 AM
LONDON World markets had a swagger about them on Tuesday as upbeat ... that is supporting asset markets," said CMC Markets senior analyst Michael Hewson. In the foreign exchange markets, the dollar .DXY took a breather having reached its highest since ...
A developing world of debt
The Guardian - 5/16/2012 10:16:46 AM
Data in the World Bank's global development finance 2012 report (pdf) shows total external debt stocks owed by developing countries increased by $437bn over 12 months to stand at $4tn at the end of 2010, the latest period for which data is available.
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/28/2009 10:40:00 AM
The first time this analysis was published on CNBC.com, it stirred angst from Ireland over the numbers, as the country was a significant outlier in the final data. A further breakdown of the country's external debt data, provided by the World Bank ...
World debt tables 1990-91 : external debt of developing countries - supplement (English)
documents.worldbank.org - 8/30/1991 11:55:15 PM
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Highest household debt in G7 becoming Canada’s ‘straitjacket’
Hamilton Spectator - 10/24/2016 3:19:23 PM
Canada's debt, swelled by a ... But the reliance on foreign funding has made Canada more vulnerable to capital flight than before the financial crisis in 2008, according to a report from HSBC Holdings. The country is carrying a historically high current ...
Coface Country Rating Downgrades Triggered by Brexit and Falling Oil Revenues
globaltrademag.com - 10/25/2016 9:13:07 AM
Coface global ... countries: Oman (B) is facing a drastic decline in public spending, which is impacting investment; Trinidad and Tobago (B) is confronted by a heavy fall in natural gas and crude oil output; Nigeria (D) is in recession and has seen its ...
Philippines’ Duterte tells U.S. not to treat his country ‘like a dog with a leash’
Washington Post - 10/25/2016 4:55:25 AM
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched another impatient broadside at Washington on Tuesday, threatening a bilateral defense deal that had expanded the American military presence in his country ... World on Facebook and stay updated on foreign ...
Growing External Debt Could Threaten LatAm Economies
nearshoreamericas.com - 9/28/2016 6:06:13 PM
pushing the country’s external debt to GDP ratio to 38% in 2015 from 22% in 2005. While this is still a relatively low level in the global context, the ratio will continue growing if Brazil’s economy contracts any further. Real estate debt is hitting ...
Guyana at risk of external debt crisis
Stabroek News - 7/19/2015 9:19:22 AM
Guyana is among several countries at risk of a government external debt crisis, according to a report released this month by UK-based non-governmental movement Jubilee Debt Campaign. The report, ‘The new debt trap – How the response to the last global ...
External debt, bankruptcy and Pakistan
Pakistan Today - 5/17/2014 2:12:13 PM
Pakistan is fast turning into a bankrupt country – that is if it has ... a depressed economy and a depreciated currency, this external debt is likely to take Pakistan towards a financial crisis. Figure 1 Source: World Bank. These figures are in inflation ...
The Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries
International Monetary Fund - 9/29/2016 11:55:47 PM
Low-income countries (LICs) have often struggled with large external debts. Debt burdens have been reduced, thanks in large part to international debt relief initiatives. The IMF and the World Bank have developed a framework to help guide countries and ...