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
Huge debts await Buhari, in-coming govs… Details of debts owed by each state… What OKONJO-IWEALA says about this
Osun Defender - 4/18/2015 9:35:25 AM
According to external debt figures released by the DMO, Lagos State is the most indebted state in the country with a debt of $ ... which have not issued bonds are the least indebted. World Bank Consultant and Abia State Finance Commissioner, Dr Phillip ...
FG’s external debt, States’ debt profile on the rise
Vanguard - 4/12/2015 11:54:23 PM
The external debt profile of states has shown that Lagos ... An Assessment of the Real and Informal Sectors, said the country’s overall debt profile, particularly those of the state governments, was scary. Though he did not provide specific details ...
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.
Kenya’s dollar-denominated debt rises in six months
Business Daily Africa - 4/14/2015 6:34:03 AM
Multilateral lenders such as the World Bank accounted for 52.3 per cent ... The CBK report shows that the country spent Sh9.3 billion in the six months to service external debt, comprising Sh6.6 billion in interest and Sh2.7 billion in principal repayments.
Dawn - 4/13/2015 1:20:16 AM
The World Bank has estimated external debt stocks at $44.4bn with long- term external debt ... Egypt aims to reach a 6pc growth over the next five years. The country’s draft budget for the next fiscal year envisages 9.5-10pc overall deficit and state ...
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 ...
OECD urges rich countries to help world’s poorest
PanARMENIAN Network - 4/8/2015 6:15:31 PM
PanARMENIAN.Net - The west’s leading thinktank has urged wealthier countries to step up and help the world’s poorest ... countries in 2014 was that there had been exceptionally high debt relief to Burma in 2013. Debt relief is counted as aid, so ...
Rich Countries Gave $135 Billion In Aid Last Year, Maintained Record High
The Huffington Post - 4/8/2015 7:09:48 AM
But official development assistance to the poorest countries extended its recent drop and fell by eight percent, fueled by a 16 percent decrease in bilateral aid exacerbated by high debt relief ... thirds of external financing for the world's poorest ...
IMF Reports Debt and Human Crises Drive Uneven Growth
Truth Out - 4/16/2015 1:55:30 PM
It argues that such risks are greatest for countries with high debt levels and that emerging market countries must be prepared for external shocks ... The report is a follow-up to the IMF's semi-annual World Economic Outlook Report, which noted uneven ...
Draghi: "More work needed now" by Greece for debt deal
Focus Information Agency - 4/18/2015 2:36:04 PM
"More work, much more work is needed now and it's urgent," he said in Washington on the side of the spring IMF-World Bank meetings ... assess how policy changes will affect the country's fiscal balance and debt sustainability going forward.
Public and Private Debt Growth Indonesia Slowed in February 2015
indonesia-investments.com - 4/18/2015 4:52:05 PM
announced that the country’s foreign debt grew 9.4 percent (y/y) to USD $298.9 billion in February 2015, thus slower than the 10.5 percent (y/y) growth rate in the preceding month. Indonesia’s external debt growth slowed as both public and private ...
CEO of World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Turns to Africa for Profits
Bloomberg - 4/15/2015 10:03:27 PM
“There are several countries that are coming up,” Slyngstad said. “All of these investments are done by external managers ... is mandated to hold about 60 percent in stocks, 35 percent in debt and 5 percent in properties. Though the fund mostly ...
Fitch Revises Georgia's Outlook to Stable; Affirms at 'BB-'
Reuters - 4/17/2015 8:20:51 PM
The Country Ceiling has been affirmed at 'BB' and the Short ... The depreciation will also push net external debt up from 58% of GDP in 2014 to nearly 80% in 2015, far above the 'BB' rating median of 15%. MEDIUM Economic growth is expected to slow markedly ...
World Bank Releases International Debt Statistics 2013
The World Bank - 12/20/2012 3:59:32 PM
WASHINGTON, December 20, 2012 – Net external debt inflows and aggregate net capital inflows (debt and equity) to developing countries fell in 2011 ... the management of capital flows around the world and having the data open to all is a welcome ...
IMF knocks Greek debt rescheduling hopes
Financial Times - 4/16/2015 3:14:14 PM
Greece informally raised the precedent of delaying IMF payments by at least one other developing country ... in a world economy just recovering from a deep recession to have that kind of uncertainty introduced,” he added. In downgrading Greek debt ...