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
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.
$1b Sukuk bonds sold at 6.75% interest for 5 years; debt reduced by Rs102b, debt-servicing cost by Rs5b
customstoday.com.pk - 11/28/2014 3:04:18 AM
The finance minister was accompanied by the deputy governor of the State Bank of Pakistan and additional secretary (external ... s domestic debt by Rs102bn and annual debt-servicing cost by Rs5bn for five years. He said the country was paying about 11.5pc ...
State budget for 2015 financing external public debt management
Azer News - 11/20/2014 5:51:16 AM
As of October 1, the country’s external public debt amounted to 8.5 percent of GDP and stood at ... The finance minister also noted in 2015 some 1.473 billion manats received from the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Islamic Development ...
Assessing Debt Levels in Poorer Countries
International Monetary Fund - 3/28/2012 7:57:26 PM
Under the framework, the IMF and World Bank produce a joint debt sustainability analysis (DSA) for all low-income countries, generally on an annual basis. Each DSA yields a rating denoting the risk of external public debt distress. Since introduction of ...
Nigeria’s Alarming Debt Profile
P.M. News Nigeria - 11/27/2014 12:30:59 PM
The reports also put external debts of both the federal ... while N684bn would be used to service the country’s debt in 2016. Nothing is wrong with borrowing. Many nations of the world engage in borrowing to keep their countries running, but we are ...
African Frontier Markets: Debt Ratios Look OK but Fiscal Clouds Loom
Brookings - 11/21/2014 2:54:07 PM
A debt sustainability analysis of the poorest sub-Saharan African countries indicates that the risk of external debt distress from adverse ... As Africa’s position in the world continues to grow and evolve in 2014, the Africa Growth Initiative continues ...
Four CARICOM countries cut back reliance on PetroCaribe
Curacao Chronicle - 11/24/2014 11:54:35 PM
MIAMI - At least four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member countries are taking steps to ... Belize is using PetroCaribe financing to strengthen external buffers and Guyana is using the program to reduce debt and increase savings, the IMF said.
A developing world of debt
theguardian.com - 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.
Ghana’s Debt Stock Hits The Roof …
Peace FM Online - 11/17/2014 5:00:33 PM
the credit agency added in its latest statement on the country. The Fitch Ratings warned: “external financing conditions will remain extremely tight over the coming months. Foreigners held 21% of domestic debt at end of year-2013, down from 26% in 2012.
S. Korea's short-term foreign debt down in Q3
MENAFN - 11/20/2014 10:23:17 AM
The country's short-term external debt totaled USD126.1 billion as of end-September ... or potentially deadly strains of bird flu that are closely monitored by the World Health Organisation.The strain, which has killed more than ... Nov 20 2014 - Qatar ...
Spice island offers case study in debt traps
Jamaica Gleaner - 11/26/2014 11:13:26 AM
On top of this external debt ... the country has borrowed so much it had to spend more on servicing its debts than on anything else last year, and this summer it arranged a three-year deal with the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Caribbean ...
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 ...
Nigeria: World Bank - Nigeria, Others Record U.S.$4.9 Trillion External Debt
AllAfrica - 12/28/2012 8:04:45 AM
The combined external debt stock for Nigeria and other developing countries increased by $464 billion to $4.9 trillion at the end of 2011, a report by the World Bank has shown. The report also revealed that net external debt inflow to developing countries ...
Zimbabwe sees slower economy in 2015 after 4-year fast growth
China Economic Net - 11/28/2014 9:38:00 AM
... Zimbabwe's external debt to multilateral financial institutions including the World Bank, IMF and the African Development Bank stood at 8.3 billion U.S. dollars and he lamented that the high debt overhang had downgraded the country's credit rating.
Henry Rotich defends Sh2.5trn debt plan
Daily Nation - 11/20/2014 5:25:37 PM
The CS said the World Bank has committed to make $4 billion available ... Earlier, Parliament’s budget experts questioned the rationale behind the bid to increase the country’s external debt ceiling to Sh2.5 trillion, more than double the current ...