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
Southern Africa Officials Participate in IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Regional Seminar for Low-Income Countries
International Monetary Fund - 4/21/2016 11:03:21 PM
IMF and Bank experts presented and discussed with seminar participants the IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework (DSF) for Low-Income Countries (LICs). The DSF is a standardized framework for conducting public and external debt sustainability ...
Transcript: Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech
New York Times - 4/28/2016 5:37:06 AM
He’s crippled us with wasteful spending, massive debt, low growth ... ever again feel that their needs come second to the citizens of a foreign country. I will view as president the world through the clear lens of American interests.
Trump's foreign policy speech: What the world says about him
CNN - 4/28/2016 2:16:40 AM
Trump on Russia: We are not bound to be adversaries (CNN)Editor's Note: Donald Trump laid out his foreign policy vision on Wednesday. Here's what he said -- and how countries around the world have reacted to Trump's comments in the past. We will update ...
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/28/2009 10:40:00 AM
A further breakdown of the country's external debt data, provided by the World Bank, shows that a significant proportion of the country's external debt is represented by the country's banking sector, accounting for approximately $976.48 billion.
World Bank Is Suspending Direct Financial Aid to Mozambique
Wall Street Journal - 4/28/2016 12:43:36 AM
The World Bank’s funding, which includes grant and loan programs that can run for up to 40 years, is for the country’s longer-term development. Before the loans were disclosed, Mozambique’s debt risk profile was considered “moderate” by the IMF.
Mozambique blames insurgency for hidden debt
YAHOO!TECH - 4/28/2016 7:05:59 PM
Maputo (AFP) - Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Thursday blamed the country's instability ... unreported borrowing. The World Bank and Britain have also frozen funds to Malawi, which relies heavily on foreign donor money.
Donald Trump's Contradictory Foreign Policy Vision: Still Better Than His Rivals
Forbes - 4/28/2016 6:48:41 AM
Yesterday Donald Trump offered his foreign policy vision ... much Washington does around the world, he argued that “our resources are totally over extended.” Trump confused “wasteful spending” and “massive debt” with trade deficits, considering ...
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 ...
IMF: Latin America economy weighed down by Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina
Latino FOX News - 4/28/2016 2:19:39 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) – Latin America and the Caribbean will post an overall 0.5 percent economic contraction in 2016, the International Monetary Fund forecast in a report issued Wednesday, capping the region's worst two-year period since the 1982 debt crisis.
This surprising chart shows which countries own the most U.S. debt
Washington Post - 10/9/2013 11:55:15 PM
It's no secret that China is the world's largest foreign holder of U.S. debt ... that could significantly devalue their investment. This chart, of foreign debt-holders by country, really drives home why China is so preoccupied with our internal squabbles.
We welcome Indo-Pak peace talks as we are the victims of hostilities between the countries: J&K govt
Firstpost - 4/28/2016 9:04:41 AM
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday welcomed the resumption of Foreign Secretary-level talks between ... we do not deny that.. Both countries have to do it." The Cabinet also hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to revive the ...
Trump Speech Elicits Little World Reaction
US News and World Report - 4/28/2016 4:42:49 PM
World leaders refrained from commenting on the GOP front-runner's speech, which his campaign staff had said in advance was a major talk on foreign policy. In keeping with previous practices of not commenting on speeches by U.S. presidential candidates ...
World Bank Releases International Debt Statistics 2013
The World Bank - 12/20/2012 3:59:32 PM
WASHINGTON, December 20, 2012 – Net external debt inflows and aggregate net capital inflows (debt and equity) to developing countries fell in 2011 ... the management of capital flows around the world and having the data open to all is a welcome ...
World's best chefs head to the Philippines
CNN - 4/28/2016 2:45:18 AM
(CNN)Four and a half centuries ago the galleon trade helped link Asia to the rest of the world, with notable routes including ... seen ingredients to surprise -- and doubtless bewilder -- foreign palates on both sides of the Pacific. To mark the 450th ...