Definition: This entry records the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency. Public debt should not be confused with external debt, which reflects the foreign currency liabilities of both the private and public sector and must be financed out of foreign exchange earnings.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Public debt map
$60 trillion of world debt in one visualization
Mining - 9/25/2016 3:10:49 PM
Today’s visualization breaks down $59.7 trillion of world debt by country, as well as highlighting each country’s debt-to-GDP ratio using colour. The data comes from the IMF and only covers public government debt. It excludes the debt of country’s ...
Countries With The Biggest Public Debt
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Greece has become world-renowned for economic struggles and incurring a public debt that almost doubles its GDP, while another Mediterranean country, Italy, is not faring much better, with public debts of its own totaling 134% of the Italian GDP.
How to Suffocate Your Economy: Drown it in Massive Private Debt.
evonomics.com - 9/25/2016 7:42:50 PM
These countries together constitute 91 percent of world GDP. For these countries, since World War II, there have been a total of 42 cases where public debt to GDP (and not also private debt) has declined by at least 10 percentage points in a five-year period.
Blacklisted by the World Bank, Chicago ﬁrm still gets millions in new contracts
Chicago Tribune - 9/22/2016 11:56:56 PM
The $1.5 million job, financed by the World Bank, aimed to help a country still grappling with Soviet legacies to reallocate its spending and reduce its debt. Unfortunately ... new contracts from federal or global public institutions, including the ...
Share This Chart: Countries Destroyed by Hillary
endingthefed.com - 9/22/2016 3:57:20 PM
Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State during Barack Obama’s first term was an unmitigated disaster for many nations around the world. Neither the Donald Trump campaign nor the corporate media have adequately described how a number of countries around ...
Vietnam, Laos share experience in public debt management
english.vov.vn - 9/27/2016 9:46:20 AM
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said public debt is a major issue for many countries around the world, including Vietnam and Laos . The top Vietnamese legislator welcomed the Lao NA’s initiative to host the workshop to discuss this ...
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Yahoo Finance - 9/27/2016 1:42:33 PM
At the macro level, it is the cumulative public debt that ultimately ... America – the richest economy in the world is the biggest borrower too. In fact, a fresh estimate from the Congressional Budget Office projects the country’s debt this year ...
UN Report: The Looming Smash-Up of the World's Economy
garynorth.com - 9/22/2016 11:56:56 PM
and much of this may have to written off unless there is a world policy revolution. "If the global economy were to slow down more sharply, a significant share of developing-country debt incurred since 2008 could become unpayable and exert considerable ...
External debt at 139B
Kuensel Online - 9/23/2016 10:34:01 AM
As for the convertible currency loan, as of March, the country owes Nu 12.4B or USD 183M to the World Bank and Nu 16.5B (USD 251M) to the Asian Development Bank. The remaining convertible currency public debt was availed from IFAD, governments of Austria ...
Recession and the option of selling public assets
guardian.ng - 9/27/2016 4:02:44 AM
Brazil is opting for sale of public assets as the only route out of a debt trap. No parallel can be drawn for Nigeria in view of a debt to GDP ratio which is many percentage points shy of the global average for peer countries notwithstanding the rising ...
UN warns over global fallout from debt crisis in poor countries
timefortruth.eu - 9/24/2016 11:22:57 AM
The annual report from the UN conference on trade and development (Unctad) said the benefits of the debt relief provided to some of the world’s poorest countries as a result of the mass public campaigns of the late-90s and early 2000s were “fast ...
How much debt did each president leave for the country?
Washington Examiner - 9/19/2016 11:50:21 AM
As we observe President's Day, let's take a look at how much debt each President left the country. President Franklin Roosevelt, who presided over most of World War II ... Also from the Washington Examiner Obama claims sexism is the reason Hillary Clinton ...
Is Corporate Debt a Ticking Time Bomb in Latin America?
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 9/23/2016 4:53:25 PM
The emerging market world has become a lot more expensive ... If the market finances excesses in fiscal expenditures through public debt without correctly evaluating the risks that are facing countries – as has already happened in the past – then ...
Is China's Debt Problem Really That Bad?
Forbes - 9/26/2016 9:11:43 AM
China’s indicator is way above the second highest level of 12.1 for Canada and the highest of the countries assessed by the ... making China’s corporate debt-to-GDP ratio one of the highest in the world. About two-thirds of corporate debt is owed ...
FACT CHECK: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton deny their own words in debate
abc7ny.com - 9/27/2016 12:23:49 PM
THE FACTS: There is no evidence Trump expressed public opposition to the war ... President Barack Obama "has doubled (the national debt) in almost eight years. ... When we have $20 trillion in debt, and our country is a mess." THE FACTS: Trump's expressed ...