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
Nigeria should be worried about debt servicing – W’Bank
Punch - 9/29/2016 11:41:28 PM
Nigeria should be worried about the percentage of its revenue that goes into servicing of debts rather than the size of the debts, the World Bank has ... especially the domestic debt, was too high and out of sync with the country’s revenue profile.
The 19 countries with the highest level of government debt
The Business Insider - 9/29/2016 2:27:18 AM
... Survey looks at the financial health and risks of countries around the world. One of the most interesting and important rankings is actually the level of government debt. By looking at level of gross government debt as a percentage of GDP, it can ...
Foreign debt rises to $77.7 B
Philstar - 9/16/2016 4:11:36 PM
About 63 percent of the country’s external debt is denominated in US dollar while 12.5 percent is in Japanese yen. Furthermore, US dollar-denominated multi-currency loans from the World Bank and Asian Development Bank accounted for 12.5 percent while 7.1 ...
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 ...
Debt Relief Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative
International Monetary Fund - 9/19/2016 11:53:20 PM
The joint IMF–World Bank comprehensive approach to debt ... have worked together to reduce to sustainable levels the external debt burdens of the most heavily indebted poor countries. In 1999, a comprehensive review of the Initiative allowed the Fund ...
World leader Trump admires? The same one he's vilified
CNN - 9/30/2016 12:10:06 AM
(CNN)Asked to name a world leader he admires and would like to emulate, Donald Trump on Thursday pointed to the foreign head of state he has most ... accepting an influx of Syrian refugees into her country, saying she is "ruining Germany."
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 $4tn at the end of 2010, the latest period for which data is available.
Global Development Finance 2012 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 10/1/2015 11:57:59 PM
The data and analysis presented in this edition of global development finance are based on actual flows and debt related transactions for 2010 reported to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System (DRS) by 129 developing countries. The reports confirm that in ...
CANADA FX DEBT-C$ strengthens to nearly 1-week high, buoyed by OPEC deal
Reuters - 9/29/2016 9:36:48 AM
UPDATE 3-Planned global banking rules not balanced, need changes - EU's Dombrovskis BRUSSELS, Sept 29 A planned reform of global banking rules being discussed by the United States, Europe, Japan and other major economies risks negatively affecting European ...
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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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 ...
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 ...
How African countries can break the cycle of debt dependency
THE CONVERSATION - 8/15/2016 11:05:57 AM
The continent’s sovereign external debt position has been rising faster than ... But Nigeria’s income per capita does not reflect this growth. The Global Finance report lists the country as the 62nd poorest country in the world. Concessional policies ...
Mexico, 5 South American countries question Venezuela rules
FOX News - 9/29/2016 4:03:21 PM
MEXICO CITY – Mexico has joined five South American countries in expressing concern over the decision by electoral authorities in Venezuela to effectively delay a presidential recall vote until 2017. The foreign ministers of Mexico, Argentina ...