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
New Analysis Reveals 22 More Countries in Debt Crisis
newsBTC - 7/22/2015 4:32:28 PM
The unfolding drama inside the Greece’s debt-struck economy has ... countries have with the rest of the world.” The report has specifically highlighted Group 2 for containing countries that are highly dependent of foreign lending but, at the same ...
Nigeria’s debt now N12.12tn –DMO
Punch - 7/26/2015 11:44:23 PM
The external debt of the country stood at $9.46bn as of March 31 ... President Muhammadu Buhari sealed a $2.1bn funding from the World Bank for the rebuilding of the North-East region devastated by Boko Haram insurgents. As the DMO continues to borrow ...
Costly trade-off: Per capita debt burden at Rs 44,095 in FY15
Economic Times - 7/26/2015 10:51:17 AM
According to International Debt Statistics 2015 of the World Bank, India takes the fourth spot on absolute external debt on a list of 20 developing countries. The domestic debt service payment in the government account stood at Rs 4.04 lakh crore ...
'We are a highly indebted, high risk debt stressed country'
Ghana Web - 7/22/2015 3:56:41 PM
Minority in Parliament is alarmed that Ghana’s debt stock will hit over GHC 100 ... Akoto Osei explained with external borrowing comes the need for government to rely on World Bank guarantee before it could borrow. This is because Ghana sovereign ...
Hedge Fund’s Tehran Trip Shows the World’s Ready for Iran
Bloomberg - 7/25/2015 11:59:53 PM
said he expects there’d be investor demand “from all over the world” when the country decides to sell bonds. “Fiscally, Iran is very prudent and in good stead,” said Zada, the son of an Iranian mother. “They currently have no external debt.
Guyana at risk of external debt crisis
Stabroek News - 7/19/2015 9:19:22 AM
Guyana is among several countries at risk of a government external debt crisis, according to a report released this month by UK-based non-governmental movement Jubilee Debt Campaign. The report, ‘The new debt trap – How the response to the last global ...
Foreign debt rising: Govt’s loans tally up to $5.1 billion
The Express Tribune - 7/24/2015 11:53:55 PM
Of the $5.1 billion in new foreign debt, $1 billion was raised by floating a US-dollar denominated sukuk (Islamic bond) on the global capital markets ... more than the government’s estimates. The country received $1.15 billion from the IDB, which ...
Zambia: Govt Borrows Another U.S.$2 Billion Eurobond, External Debt Swells to U.S.$6.8 Billion
AllAfrica - 7/23/2015 1:18:01 PM
When Levy Mwanawasa took over as president, Zambia's external debt was US$6.2 billion. This is the debt which donors and International lenders forgave Zambia after Zambians sacrificed under Mwanawasa through the Highly Indebted Poor Countries Initiative ...
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.
Can All Chinese Debt Be Rated A+?
Wall Street Journal - 7/27/2015 4:45:02 AM
Overseas, however, the company’s more than $3 billion in debt, denominated ... ratings by the major global bond-rating companies is becoming an increasing concern as China opens up its $6.5 trillion local bond market to foreign investors.
Russian corporates prepare foreign debt blitz
Financial Times - 7/27/2015 9:17:03 AM
Russian businesses are preparing to issue a blitz of foreign debt, despite financial sanctions that have all but closed the country’s access to international ... is the main mandate of its newly appointed global head of investment banking James Friel ...
Newport Board Group and the TMF Group Release a Guide to Help Companies Access the Global Marketplace – Expand and Grow By Going Global
Busbyway - 7/23/2015 4:21:08 AM
... already be global companies located on the other side of the world. And even if they are not, the U.S. economy is highly dependent upon foreign countries purchasing and owning U.S. debt, which contributes to interest rate and economic volatility ...
China’s Global Ambitions, With Loans and Strings Attached
New York Times - 7/23/2015 11:55:06 PM
China has nearly $4 trillion in foreign ... called much of his country’s debt, largely owned by Western investors, “immoral and illegitimate” and stopped paying, setting off a default. At that point, Ecuador was in a bind. The global financial ...
Unresolved Global Tax Body Could Hamper Domestic Tax Mobilisation To Achieve Sdgs
Modern Ghana - 7/21/2015 5:59:33 PM
Policy and Advocacy Manager of the European Network on Debt and Development. "A global tax system where half of the world’s countries are excluded from decision making will never be effective. As long as our governments keep failing to cooperate on tax ...
A developing world of debt
theguardian.com - 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.