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
Countries With The Highest Interest Rates On New Foreign Loans
worldatlas.com - 8/23/2016 4:11:26 PM
Countries in the developing world often see interest rates in excess of 5% on external debt. Infrastructure development, such as improvement of antiquated hospitals, drive much of Zambia's foreign borrowing. Currently, many countries in the developing ...
On World Debt and Ponzi Schemes
steemit.com - 8/23/2016 7:53:20 PM
I recently read a couple of interesting statistics that really made me think of how precarious the global economy is. One of those is that the amount of debt that exits globally, taking all forms of debt across all countries, is about 230 trillion dollars.
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 ...
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 ...
U.S. Tops List of Countries with the Largest External Debt
Seeking Alpha - 6/21/2009 10:56:59 AM
... countries are small countries in the developing world. Armenia has the lowest debt at $3.4B. However this was an increase of 15.1% from 2007. Some of the countries have been reducing their external debt. Switzerland and the UK reduced it the most at ...
World’s Worst Currency Slump Gleaning Rewards for Nigeria
Bloomberg - 8/23/2016 6:45:56 AM
More than two months after Nigeria allowed its currency to devalue, the country is starting to reap some ... Roehmeyer’s funds have doubled their holdings of naira debt, albeit in the form of bonds issued by the World Bank’s International Finance ...
How Much Does Your Country Owe? – The World Debt Clock
pattayaone.net - 8/10/2016 4:41:10 PM
If you have read anything recently about the World Banking System ... If this many people, because if you live in any of these countries it means you and me (Government Debt is you and me), owe this much money then whose accounts are in credit by a ...
UAE is ranked second most targeted country after the US
Gulf News - 8/22/2016 12:02:05 PM
The country is now the second most ... are making tremendous progress in adopting the world’s latest smart technologies. “These advancements bring with them the responsibility to ensure safety from external threats. Particularly as we witness the ...
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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10 Countries With HUGE Foreign Debt Bills (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post - 3/18/2010 5:08:08 AM
Using second-quarter data collected by the World Bank, we listed the ten countries with the most total foreign debt. And while all ten owe vast sums of money to foreign entities, total debt isn't the whole story. Comparing total external debt to GDP is ...
Growth in external private debt makes emerging economies vulnerable: Moody's
The New Indian Express - 7/21/2016 11:49:55 AM
Total emerging and frontier market external debt -- defined as debt owed by residents of a country to non-residents -- has almost ... Moody's expects that global economic growth will remain sluggish for the medium term and commodity prices will stay ...
Debt Relief Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative
International Monetary Fund - 4/7/2016 11:55:45 PM
The joint IMF–World Bank ... levels the external debt burdens of the most heavily indebted poor countries. In 1999, a comprehensive review of the Initiative allowed the Fund to provide faster, deeper, and broader debt relief and strengthened the links ...
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 ...
Why Yankee Bank Issuers Find US Corporate Debt Attractive
Market Realist - 8/23/2016 4:37:05 AM
It’s expected that if conditions remain favorable, more foreign banks will prefer to raise funds in the US debt market. Sjaak-Jan Baars, Rabobank’s global head of long-term funding, said, “On a relative basis, if you look at the global bond markets ...