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
Emerging Market Debt Risk Shifts To Frontier v 1980s?
Barron's - 9/4/2015 11:29:45 AM
The global chief economist at Renaissance Capital, Charles Robertson, did a comparative study of emerging and frontier market debt relative to that of less-developed countries that defaulted ... 1990s lessen risk today. Foreign exchange reserves on the ...
Early Warning Group braces for global financial ripples
Economic Times - 9/5/2015 1:05:48 AM
NEW DELHI: Global jitters and plunging ... RBI have for now taken heart that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) have by and large shown confidence in Indian markets and there has been no large outflows from the debt markets, one official said.
Emerging market debt transformation lowers risk of crisis
Financial Times - 9/1/2015 11:57:46 PM
Across the world’s biggest emerging markets, the share of debt held in a country’s own currency ... They point to dramatically different fundamentals in the countries, including growth in total foreign exchange reserves of almost $3.8tn compared ...
Borrowing responsibly: Africa’s debt challenge
Businessday - 9/3/2015 11:33:55 PM
And while the initiative did erase most of the foreign debt of these countries, it did not clear all of it. What the whole process did achieve, according to a Huffington Post article by Marcelo Guigale, a World Bank director, was instilling “discipline ...
Who wins when global currencies tumble?
CNN Money - 9/1/2015 11:57:46 PM
However, in the short term a falling currency is also a reflection of weakness in underlying countries. In fact, the dramatic global currency declines are ... which was spawned by a huge debt-fueled real estate bubble. Many countries like Brazil are ...
3 Reasons Why Countries Devalue Their Currency
Investopedia - 9/2/2015 7:10:15 PM
On a world market, goods from one country must compete with those from all other ... Devaluation also increases the debt burden of foreign-denominated loans when priced in the home currency. This is a big problem for a developing country like India or ...
India should take global lead in cybersecurity: BJP
Times of India - 9/4/2015 11:29:45 AM
"Let India not just become CEO producing country to serve foreign giants." "While appreciating and saluting their talents showing an extraordinary brilliance and acumen to take charge of the world giants, a simple question should be asked to them ...
Foreign investment floods Vietnam
worldfinance.com - 9/4/2015 1:17:07 PM
As a consequence of recession and financial crisis, the Asian economy has been slow over the last few years, but thanks to the gradual recovery of global and local ... an attractive place for foreign investors. Furthermore, the country is part of the ...
How does Bangladesh compare to Greece?
Dhaka Tribune - 9/4/2015 7:22:12 PM
In 2002, Catherine Pattillo, a high profile economist from IMF, found that the average impact of external debt on per capita ... s going on in the Western world, researchers would be keen to understand developing countries better. In reality, that hasn ...
Guide to Oppenheimer Global Opportunities A Fund (OPGIX)
NASDAQ - 9/3/2015 3:59:58 AM
Oppenheimer Global Opportunities A ( OPGIX ... OPGIX invests mainly in equity and debt securities of issuers in the U.S. and foreign countries. Currently the fund emphasizes investments in stocks, but the relative emphasis on stocks and debt securities ...
Can the Fed persist in downplaying external conditions?
Forex Street - 9/4/2015 12:05:32 PM
Now that Draghi has placed emphasis on global conditions influencing ECB policy, can the Fed persist in downplaying external conditions ... were vast piles of unpayable debt. This time, however, China is a creditor country. The over-indebtedness of ...
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.
How To Feel Good About Global Poverty
Co.EXIST - 9/1/2015 11:57:46 PM
But how true is this? Right now, for every $1 that is given in foreign aid to the global south, around $18 is taken out by other means, most notably rigged trade deals than benefit the most powerful countries and corporations, debt repayment on debts ...
Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
Foreign exchange reserves are held and managed by the RBI. Some countries ... with global central banks and the Bank for International Settlements, deposits of international commercial banks, sovereign bonds or sovereign guaranteed debt which has a ...
RPT-As with Greece, Ukraine debt swap may not be the last word
Reuters - 9/4/2015 6:57:44 AM
Its problems partly stemmed from the fact that debt owed to official creditors - European institutions and the International Monetary Fund - was untouched in 2012, says Jakob Christensen, an Exotix strategist. That's so in Ukraine too. Only foreign ...