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
The External Debt of the Emerging Market Economies
Econo Monitor - 10/13/2015 4:12:47 PM
Countries that had obtained external funds primarily through debt turned to equity for sources of finance ... The IMF in its latest Global Financial Stability Report has drawn attention to this shift, which it reports has been driven by global drivers ...
Argentine presidential candidates say they'll solve thorny debt spat, but fix could be far off
FOX News - 10/13/2015 5:21:22 AM
says that Argentina's outstanding debt is relatively small for an economy estimated at $600 billion and that the country is capable of paying it. Until it's paid off, Argentina won't be able to get loans on good terms and will struggle to attract foreign ...
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.
Growing Government Debt Will Test Euro-Zone Solidarity
bloombergview.com - 10/12/2015 11:56:16 AM
Not only is the debt ... toward external trade surplus. During the financial crisis, in the absence of fiscal support from a federal Europe, one euro-zone country after another fell short of the criteria. There was good reason for this: Global fiscal ...
FPI Limit Hike Spurs Capital Flows In The Indian Debt Market
Realtime Business News - 10/13/2015 6:04:19 AM
the first day in which they were allowed to buy debt issued by 29 states in the country. Foreign investors generally favor government securities over corporate bonds in India. Providing a big fillip to the debt market, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI ...
PM Modi has made global impact with his foreign visits: US NGO
Daily News and Analysis - 10/13/2015 4:02:38 AM
"Modi's foreign visits in ... Chairman of New York Global Leaders Dialogue said. "Engagements of this nature takes time but the benefits will come and the prime minister is doing it systematically. He knows his (country's) requirements and is exactly ...
Iran's Parliament Approves Nuclear Deal With World Powers
ABC News - 10/13/2015 4:38:25 AM
Iran's parliament voted on Tuesday to support implementing the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, sending the measure to ... the top security body of the country that President Hassan Rouhani heads. Khamenei himself has not publicly supported ...
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 ...
Assessing Debt Levels in Poorer Countries
International Monetary Fund - 3/28/2012 7:57:26 PM
Under the framework, the IMF and World Bank produce a joint debt sustainability analysis (DSA) for all low-income countries, generally on an annual basis. Each DSA yields a rating denoting the risk of external public debt distress. Since introduction of ...
Wall Street Journal - 10/12/2015 8:38:49 PM
Uganda ordered the withdrawal of 3,000 troops from South Sudan, after nearly two years role in the troubled country. Chief of defense forces ... It noted the welcoming attitude toward foreign observers and said the release of political prisoners in August ...
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.
China external debt at 1.68 trillion USD in June
The Global Times - 10/2/2015 3:42:52 PM
China's outstanding foreign debt settled at around 1.68 trillion US dollars by the end of June, slightly up by 6.9 billion US dollars from the end of March, data from the country's forex regulator showed. Most of the debt owed to foreign creditors ...
Saudi- Kingdom exhorts world community to contain Israel
MENAFN - 10/13/2015 6:32:57 AM
Oct 13 2015 - Chanel Iman to celebrate Mall of the Emirates 10-year anniversary in Dubai, Khaleej Times (MENAFN - Khaleej Times) What better way to take a tour through the ... Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday stressed his country's stance on ...
Survey: Millennials seriously can't wait to wipe out debt
USA Today - 10/13/2015 6:04:19 AM
Millennials hate debt - so much that ... least one encouraging sign for the country's young adults: The data show "they are paying attention, which I think bodes well for the future," says Andrew Plepler, head of global corporate social responsibility ...
Eurozone debt web: Who owes what to whom?
BBC - 11/18/2011 9:18:14 AM
The circle below shows the gross external, or foreign, debt of some of the main players in the eurozone as well as other big world economies. The arrows show how much money is owed by each country to banks in other nations. The arrows point from the debtor ...