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, 2012See also: Debt - external map
Foreign lenders increase debt to Kenya by Sh24 billion
Business Daily Africa - 2/24/2015 7:13:41 PM
The latest external creditors’ debt profiles published by CBK show multilateral ... Kenya’s debt is still below the 74 per cent threshold set for it by the World Bank in its Country and Policy Institutional Assessment Index. Last week, National ...
Nigeria’s external debt to W’Bank, AfDB, others hit N1.63trn
The Sun - 2/24/2015 1:05:37 AM
Nigeria’s total external debt to the World Bank, the African Development Bank (AfDB ... This is a 7.7 per sent rise above the N10.4 trillion or level of the country’s total debt as at June 2014. External debt rose to N1.63 trillion or $9.7 billion ...
Zimbabwe Pleads To Be Cleared Of $7B External Debt
AFKinside - 2/23/2015 2:42:51 PM
Zimbabwe owes the World Bank 1 billion U.S. dollars ... Chinamasa said the huge external debt had become a major impediment to the country’s efforts to access concessionary borrowing from the multilateral lenders.
Nigeria’s Debt Profile Hits N11.2trn In 2014
Leadership - 2/25/2015 4:46:20 AM
This is a 7.7 per cent rise above the N10.4 trillion or level of the country’s total debt as at June ... of N1.7 trillion or $10.9 billion. The total external debt of N1.63 trillion was owed to the World Bank, the African Development Bank (AfDB), Exim ...
Day of high political drama as Bulgarian PM threatens resignation if 8BN euro debt vote fails
The Sofia Globe - 2/18/2015 2:12:59 PM
Voting by Bulgaria’s Parliament on ratification of the country incurring new external debt of eight billion euro over the next three years was postponed in the face of opposition to the government proposal, including from two parties backing the ...
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.
Zimbabwe Asks African Bank for Debt Relief
Voice of America - 2/23/2015 12:19:41 PM
I am aware that they have done it with respect to other countries. My appeal is that they should bend backwards to assist us so that we become part of the global economy.” Zimbabwe has an external debt of nearly $10 billion, which it has been accruing ...
Kenya: Is Public Debt Worrisome?
AllAfrica - 2/18/2015 4:47:29 AM
The public external debt stock ballooned by 50 per cent while internal ... argument to the fact that it is still very low to the GDP compared to other countries in the world, such as Canada and US at over 80 and 100 per cent respectively.
Kenya’s debt burden may double
Daily Nation - 2/23/2015 11:54:02 PM
The World Bank last month warned that external debts ... Fund last month praised Kenya’s fiscal discipline, saying that the country had improved both its external and domestic debt positions. IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, however, warned that as the ...
Angola seeks $10 bn new external debt this year
The Africa Report - 2/24/2015 4:43:21 PM
Angola plans to borrow $10 billion in additional external debt this year, the Southern African country is also planning on issuing a debut $1.5 billion Eurobond, two banking sources said. Angola is hoping to get a $1 billion credit line from the World Bank ...
Zimbabwe appeals for AfDB aid to clear debt
China - 2/23/2015 12:41:09 PM
Zimbabwe owes the World Bank 1 billion U.S. dollars ... Chinamasa said the huge external debt had become a major impediment to the country's efforts to access concessionary borrowing from the multilateral lenders. "I have tried to appeal to the bank ...
Azerbaijan's external public debt amounts to 8.6% of GDP
Trend - 2/18/2015 11:56:59 AM
The country's external liabilities increased by 6.9 percent in 2014. Around 7.3 percent-debt of the external borrowings was calculated ... "The funds, mainly drawn from the World Bank, the Japan International Cooperation Agency, the Asian Development ...
Banks working to issue bonds to finance long-term projects
Ghana Web - 2/24/2015 7:35:09 PM
Commercial banks in the country are working to ... by a hamstrung monetary policy and external shocks. The instability was reflected in exchange rate volatility, soaring interest rates, rising inflation, and mounting debt and debt-servicing costs.
World Pipes and Pipe/Hose Fittings Industry
Gnomes National News Service - 2/25/2015 4:03:23 AM
Cast Iron) or Steel for 2013: Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 Table 104: US Exports of Other Tubes and Pipes with External Diameter >406.4Mm of Iron or Steel for 2013: Percentage ...
Australians weigh in on Germany's debt to Greece
Neos Kosmos - 2/27/2015 3:10:55 AM
The SYRIZA government claims Germany owes it around €162 billion ($A236 billion), half the ... for German external debt from the pre- and postwar era was agreed, while "considerations of claims arising out of the second world war" were "deferred until ...