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
Africa risks fresh debt crisis as levels of borrowing rise sharply, warns UN
The Guardian - 7/22/2016 1:36:07 PM
“While Africa’s … external debt ratios currently appear manageable, their rapid growth in several countries is a concern and requires ... to tackle climate change and other challenges. “The global economic outlook remains gloomy, as fiscal ...
Growth in external private debt makes emerging economies vulnerable: Moody's
Net India 123 - 7/21/2016 9:05:17 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 ...
'India's External Debt Of $474 Billion Forms 16% Of APAC Borrowing'
NDTV - 7/21/2016 1:22:59 PM
Additionally, the country's external debt to GDP ratio has risen from 17 per cent in 2005 ... As per Moody's estimates, global economic growth would remain sluggish for the medium term, while commodity prices would stay low for several years going forward.
Africa: Report Recommends External Debt Control
AllAfrica - 7/25/2016 7:27:29 AM
Experts in the country have asked the government to make use of the ... The report indicates that the external debt in Africa is on the rise and is mainly related to reduced export revenues, a widening current account deficit and slower economic growth.
'India's external debt of $474 bn forms 16% of APAC borrowing'
Money Control - 7/21/2016 3:17:31 PM
Emerging markets are increasingly becoming vulnerable to global shocks after a decade-long build-up of debt, with the Asia Pacific region, including India, seeing the largest growth in external borrowings, says a report by Moody's.
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 ...
“Drowning in External Debt.” Tunisia’s Economy Shows the Strain
Tunisia Live - 7/21/2016 1:30:08 PM
is emblematic of many of the difficulties the country is currently facing; namely, the high rates of unemployment, the decrease in economic growth and mounting external debt. During a special debate with journalist Borhene Bsaies broadcast on the national ...
Emerging economies become vulnerable as foreign debt rises
Live Mint - 7/21/2016 1:08:40 PM
Growing at a fast clip of 10.6% a year, the external debt of emerging economies has tripled over the last decade to $8.2 billion in 2015, said the global rating agency in a report on Thursday. Moody’s studied 83 emerging countries that included 17 Asian ...
Moody's: Rising emerging market debt increases risks; Middle East and Africa least vulnerable
CPI Financial - 7/21/2016 7:39:23 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 low ...
Global Development Finance 2012 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 1/12/2016 11:57:31 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 ...
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 ...
The Latest: Kerry talks with Brunei foreign minister on laws
US News and World Report - 7/25/2016 12:28:08 PM
VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — The Latest on the meeting in Laos of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local): 7 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has met with his counterpart from Brunei and urged his country to ...
Emerging market debt triples since 2005, posing threat
Trade Arabia - 7/21/2016 4:04:38 AM
Developing countries have nearly tripled their external debt over the past decade ... around the globe have rushed in recent years to take advantage of rock-bottom global borrowing costs and investor hunger for yield. As a result, external debt jumped ...
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 ...