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
How The World's Sovereign Bonds Stack Up
Seeking Alpha - 7/22/2016 3:37:48 PM
We have turned more positive on most fixed income in a post-Brexit world, due to elevated ... political insights. Each country's BSRI score and ranking is based on four factors: Fiscal Space (40%), Willingness to Pay (30%), External Finance Position ...
Over Intransigence of Rich Countries, Developing Countries Win Mandate on Trade for Development
The Huffington Post - 7/22/2016 5:15:02 AM
In addition, developed countries worked to undermine UNCTAD's mandate on debt by demanding that it must involve the IMF and World Bank. Since these countries are the original source of much of the debt, as well as of many of the neoliberal policy ...
At UNCTAD, African Nations Urged to Curb Debt
Voice of America - 7/22/2016 5:57:59 AM
The report also said the annual average foreign debt stock of Africa from 2011 to 2013 amounted to $443 billion, a significant increase from previous years. The study said African countries are ... are provided by us to the global market in enormous ...
Gold And Silver - Debt Addiction Will Carry PMs Higher, Guaranteed
Safe Haven - 7/23/2016 3:15:08 PM
Eventually, through intended deceit, the foreign ... spiral of debt from which the country people will never recover. This is how the globalists function. This is the ultimate consequence of the Problem- Reaction-Solution paradigm that the world has ...
A bright spot in a dull global economy
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/23/2016 10:50:17 AM
And then there is China, where investors worry about Beijing’s aggression toward neighboring countries and its ability ... predicts the World Bank. In addition, India ranks highest in proposed foreign investments in new projects, beating out China.
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.
World reacts to Donald Trump's acceptance speech
CNN - 7/22/2016 5:29:21 AM
Demagoguery 101' On Twitter, many international observers reacted with shock to Trump's speech, with some drawing parallels between it and foreign strongmen. Gary Kasparov, former World Chess Champion ... on people entering the country are "very stupid."
Global Development Finance 2012 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 1/12/2016 11:57:31 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 ...
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 ...
UPDATE 1-U.S.-based emerging market debt funds attract most money on record-Lipper
Reuters - 7/21/2016 11:02:48 PM
July 21 U.S. investors sweetened on riskier global assets for the first time in weeks, pouring record sums into emerging market debt and pumping up foreign stocks after five weeks of withdrawals, Lipper data showed on Thursday. Emerging market debt funds ...
A global shame: The evil of human trafficking is plain to see
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 7/23/2016 11:54:42 AM
The annual report on human trafficking recently issued by the U.S. Department of State is, as always, a depressing reminder that forced labor remains a global problem. In the 422 pages of the report, which covers 188 countries, there are situations ...
Fact-Checking Donald Trump’s Remarks on Taxes, Immigration, Debt and Crime
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 7/22/2016 12:10:13 PM
Donald Trump said he would cut taxes, tackle the national debt ... taxed nations in the world.” He has said this before and it is still wrong. Compared with other large industrialized nations, the U.S. is, in fact, a low-tax country.
Look out world, here comes Boris
Toronto Sun - 7/21/2016 5:23:22 AM
There is a Conrad Black connection to Boris Johnson, the oddball politician chosen last week in an equally oddball decision by new British Prime Minister Theresa May to be her troubled country’s foreign affairs minister. Diplomacy is not among his virtues.
Republicans Have Made a World-Historical Mistake
New Republic - 7/22/2016 2:11:54 PM
Or, on a more appropriate scale, the dread must have overcome pro-war Democrats last decade, when they realized that they’d tainted themselves forever with the greatest foreign policy ... on their party, the country, or the world. We don’t know the ...
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 ...