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
Nigeria: Is Nigeria's External Debt of Investment Grade?
AllAfrica - 9/28/2016 3:43:03 PM
Indeed, it is pertinent to note that in spite of the drastic drop in the country's foreign exchange ... General of the Debt Management Office, Nigeria Copyright © 2016 This Day. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com).
China's foreign debt grows
ECNS - 9/28/2016 9:45:08 AM
China's outstanding foreign debt returned to growth in the second quarter as companies' deleveraging process drew to a close, the country's foreign exchange regulator said Tuesday. The debt settled at 1.39 trillion U.S. dollars at the end of June ...
Foreign debt rises to $77.7 B
Philstar - 9/16/2016 4:11:36 PM
About 63 percent of the country’s external debt is denominated in US dollar while 12.5 percent is in Japanese yen. Furthermore, US dollar-denominated multi-currency loans from the World Bank and Asian Development Bank accounted for 12.5 percent while 7.1 ...
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 ...
Debt Relief Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative
International Monetary Fund - 9/19/2016 11:53:20 PM
The joint IMF–World Bank comprehensive approach to debt ... have worked together to reduce to sustainable levels the external debt burdens of the most heavily indebted poor countries. In 1999, a comprehensive review of the Initiative allowed the Fund ...
Greek PM Tsipras says expects 'positive news' on debt by year end
Reuters - 9/28/2016 4:08:42 AM
Lenders have promised to look at how Greece's debt mountain can be made sustainable. "By the end of the year we anticipate positive news on this front," Tsipras said during a parliamentary debate. The country ... to help ease a global glut of crude.
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.
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 ...
What people around the world thought of the first U.S. presidential debate
Los Angeles Times - 9/25/2016 11:53:23 PM
“The world will become as thrilling as a roller coaster." "If Hillary is elected, she will continue her tough foreign policy towards China ... In other African countries, many declared Clinton to be the debate winner, unimpressed by Trump’s “buffoone ...
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 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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The Perils of Debt Complacency
PROJECT SYNDICATE - 9/28/2016 7:39:17 PM
In a recent commentary entitled “The Scarecrow of National Debt,” Skidelsky offered a rather ... and others on the future of one of the world’s most strategically important countries in the aftermath of July’s failed coup. If Skidelsky’s point ...
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 ...
Macau Daily Times - 9/28/2016 8:00:45 PM
PHILIPPINE officials say they have ordered the suspension of 20 more mines, mostly nickel producers, for environmental violations, threatening to tighten supply from the world’s top nickel ... in its entirety by both countries. SYRIA Secretary of State ...
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 ...