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 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 ...
Global Markets Stumble Into a High-Debt, Low-Investment 2017
Bloomberg - 10/20/2016 4:25:34 AM
“Stressing austerity means destroying Europe,” he told the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Sept. 20. “Which is the only country which receives an advantage from this strategy? The one which exports the most: Germany.” As the world’s ...
Greek PM warns lack of debt relief will push country in spiral of borrowing from Europe
Channel News Asia - 10/21/2016 1:28:24 PM
BRUSSELS: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday warned that failure to agree on a debt restructuring for the country would push it into a perpetual spiral of borrowing from Europe. Tsipras told reporters after a summit of European Union leaders in ...
No, the federal debt is not a crisis (yet)
The Seattle Times - 10/20/2016 10:37:47 AM
Wallace said, “Our national debt, as a share of the country’s GDP, is now 77 percent. That is the highest since just after World War II ... The deficit has been coming down for several years. Foreign nations don’t hold most of the federal debt ...
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 ...
Which ASEAN Country Owe The Most Debt To Foreign Governments?
The Malaysian Digest - 10/11/2016 8:53:56 AM
According to the Yahoo!News report, total external debt figures are derived from various calculations. "The total debt that a country owes to its foreign creditors is its ‘external debt’. "Those that the country owes money could be an external ...
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 diplomats seek post-battle plan for ISIS bastion Mosul
FOX News - 10/20/2016 3:59:55 PM
Diplomats from the U.S., Iraq and some 20 other countries gathered in Paris to devise a plan to ... of campaign," he told the Paris conference via video transmission. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault warned that up to a million people might ...
Saudi Arabia Launches $17.5 Billion Bond Sale to Global Investors
The Wall Street Journal - 10/18/2016 11:54:44 PM
a milestone in the giant oil producer’s efforts to diversify its economy and embrace global financial markets. The $17.5 billion sale, the largest-ever debt sale by a developing country, marks a crucial step for the kingdom as it undertakes an ambitious ...
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 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 ...
Argentina foreign reserves hit $40 bln for first time since April 2013
Reuters - 10/20/2016 6:20:06 AM
BUENOS AIRES Oct 20 Argentina's foreign currency reserves rose above ... paving the way for the country to return to global capital markets with its $16.5 billion sovereign debt sale earlier this year. He has also pledged to trim the country's fiscal ...
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 ...