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
Foreign debt reaches $323.8 billion as of June: BI
The Jakarta Post - 8/23/2016 8:40:28 AM
The Indonesian central bank has announced that as of June this year, the country’s external debt amounted to US$323.8 billion, growing 6.2 percent compared to the same period last year. Of the total, public sector external debt growth soared, while ...
This country went from boom to economic nightmare in 5 years
CNN Money - 8/23/2016 10:35:00 AM
In 2011, Mongolia's economy grew by 17% and attracted billions of dollars in foreign investment. Now, the country is facing a debt crisis and possible default ... Before the onset of the currency crisis, the World Bank said Mongolia was "at the threshold ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
UAE is ranked second most targeted country after the US
Gulf News - 8/22/2016 12:02:05 PM
The country is now the second most ... are making tremendous progress in adopting the world’s latest smart technologies. “These advancements bring with them the responsibility to ensure safety from external threats. Particularly as we witness the ...
World’s Biggest Bond Traders Undeterred by Negative Yields (2)
Bloomberg - 8/23/2016 3:18:20 AM
(Bloomberg) -- It might be considered absurd, if not for the unprecedented contortions in global financial ... the phenomenon. Its Foreign Bond Fund, which protects against currency swings, added short-dated Japanese government debt in the first quarter ...
Iranian foreign minister starts Latin American tour in Cuba
FOX News - 8/22/2016 4:55:34 PM
HAVANA – Iran's foreign minister has begun a Latin American tour in Cuba, saying the two countries are united by histories of resisting what he called U.S. atrocities. Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday that Iran "has always shown that we can win through ...
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 ...
Growth in external private debt makes emerging economies vulnerable: Moody's
The New Indian Express - 7/21/2016 11:49:55 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 ...
External debt, bankruptcy and Pakistan
Pakistan Today - 5/17/2014 2:12:13 PM
Pakistan is fast turning into a bankrupt country – that is if it has ... a depressed economy and a depreciated currency, this external debt is likely to take Pakistan towards a financial crisis. Figure 1 Source: World Bank. These figures are in inflation ...
The world's top 25 debt-ridden nations
Rediff India Abroad - 2/16/2011 9:36:34 AM
This ratio helps determine if the country is in a position to repay its debt or is there likelihood that it may default. For the record, the total external debt in the world stands at close to $60 trillion. So which are the world's most indebted nations?
Countries most generous with foreign aid
Times of India - 8/22/2016 11:04:49 AM
Foreign aid is a vital tool for development, welfare and foreign policy. It includes bilateral aid or aid through organizations such as the World Bank or UN. Here is a look at the countries which are the most generous. Recommended By Colombia
Foreign gifts to foundation create Achilles’ heel for Clinton
The Seattle Times - 8/20/2016 4:50:47 PM
For years the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation thrived largely on the generosity of foreign donors and individuals who gave hundreds of millions of dollars to the global charity ... might conflict with the country’s own. The Clinton Foundation ...