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
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 ...
At Afghanistan's brick kilns, debt can last generations
FOX News - 10/28/2016 7:43:40 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan – Every day that Dil Agha works at his backbreaking job at a brick kiln on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, from before sunrise to well after sunset, he digs himself deeper into debt ... countries in the world, with ...
"Don’t Borrow Above $22 Billion" – Debt Management Office Warns Buhari
nairaland.com - 10/28/2016 5:13:20 AM
The maximum amount that can be borrowed (domestic and external) by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2017, without violating the country-specific threshold, will be 22.08 billion dollars (i.e. 5.89 per cent of 374.95 billion dollars). ”The Debt ...
China growth on target but debt concerns mount
World Socialist Web Site - 10/27/2016 6:11:47 AM
With unstable and uncertain domestic and external factors ... struggling to repay debt to swap it for equity. Chinese firms are estimated to have about $18 trillion worth of debt, equivalent to 170 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.
Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica
USA Today - 10/28/2016 3:11:39 AM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica’s waters reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world’s largest marine ... New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Murray McCully said the final agreement included ...
How the Elites Blew Up the World
lifezette.com - 10/25/2016 9:08:57 PM
Neither America nor the world can afford a lurch into Trumpian isolationism ... persuasive person ever to hold high public office in this country — could help resolve the significant foreign policy problems that were already becoming obvious by ...
Global Development Finance 2010: External Debt of Developing Countries
econpapers.repec.org - 10/18/2016 11:54:44 PM
No 8129 in World Bank Publications from The World Bank Abstract: The World Bank's Debtor Reporting System (DRS), from which the aggregates and country tables presented in this report are drawn, was established in 1951. The debt crisis of the 1980s brought ...
U.S. Tops List of Countries with the Largest External Debt
Seeking Alpha - 6/21/2009 10:56:59 AM
The World Bank maintains the database of Gross External Debt Positions of countries.The top five countries with the largest external debt are as follows: The USA is the biggest debtor country with a total of $13.6 Trillion at the end of 2008. On a year ...
Which ASEAN Country Owe The Most Debt To Foreign Governments?
The Malaysian Digest - 10/16/2016 10:02:34 PM
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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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Tony Blair: World must act on Islamist extremism
CNN - 10/26/2016 9:11:56 AM
But whilst the overwhelming number of people in Muslim majority countries believe that ISIS and ... that this threat has not been caused by Western foreign policy; only 12 per cent of people around the world cite it as the primary cause.
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 ...
Nations OK world’s largest marine reserve off Antarctica
The Seattle Times - 10/27/2016 9:35:13 PM
SYDNEY — The world’s biggest marine reserve ... of this is that most of the marine protected area is a no-take area, and that involved 25 countries and complex, long-term environmental negotiations. It is one of the biggest steps for the international ...