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
Upsurge in World Debt Threatens Global Stability
IDN-InDepthNews - 10/20/2016 11:59:31 PM
“Easy access to cheap credit in boom times has led to growing debt levels across the developing world,” says UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2016. Developing countries’ external debt rose from US$2.1 trillion in 2000 to $6.8 trillion in 201
Australia's $1tr foreign debt rated 'extreme' by S&P
The Guardian - 10/9/2016 9:20:46 PM
The country’s net foreign debt grew by $28.1bn to $1.045tr over the June quarter ... Last week the International Monetary Fund urged governments around the world to take action to tackle a record $152tn debt mountain before it triggered a fresh global ...
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 ...
Clinton has the mettle to face foreign policy threats
CNN - 10/21/2016 11:36:51 PM
The Philippines, for decades a country with which ... actions at home have shocked the world, and his language -- including telling President Barack Obama to "go to hell" -- have left many appalled. But it's Duterte's foreign policy that is becoming ...
Zimbabwe: Zim Finally Settles IMF Debt
AllAfrica - 10/21/2016 10:29:27 AM
Zimbabwe is in arrears on most of its external official debt. Last year at the annual IMF and World Bank meetings in Lima, Zimbabwe and its preferred creditors came to a consensus that the country had to clear its $1.8bn arrears for re-engagement and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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 ...
Iraqi, Kurdish forces say they feel let down by level of U.S.-led air support
Washington Post - 10/21/2016 8:30:45 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...