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
S.Korea external debt edges up in Q3
Reuters - 11/29/2016 9:57:31 AM
SEOUL Nov 30 South Korea's short-term external debt edged up over the past quarter, central bank data showed on Wednesday, highlighting the country's vulnerability to global market volatility. Short-term external debt rose to $111.8 billion by end ...
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 ...
Stages of Nigeria’s public debt management strategy
www.today.ng - 12/5/2016 9:28:55 AM
This was sequel to the country’s experience with unsustainable external debt and crisis which developed before the ... foreign currency loan exposure of the multilaterals, such as the World Bank and the African Development Bank. But such will constitute ...
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 ...
Italy Just Handed the Global Economy Another Giant Variable
New York Times - 12/5/2016 2:22:25 PM
Global markets were not lacking ... while buying German government debt. The widening spread between lower-yielding German bonds and those issued by debt-saturated European countries amounts to a flashing indicator that investors see risks for the southern ...
Which countries have no external debt?
www.quora.com - 9/20/2015 11:56:43 PM
Norway is an interesting country in this regard. They have the largest capital reserve per capita in the world, which is primarily held in the sovereign wealth fund created off the back of North Sea oil receipts. Norway does have external government debt ...
Global Development Finance 2011 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
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 increased attention to debt statistics and to the World debt ...
Italy hit by market volatility after crushing referendum defeat
FOX News - 12/5/2016 10:40:30 AM
The results hit Italy's sovereign debt, increasing the spread on Italy's 10-year bonds to 2 percent, from 1.7 percent on Dec. 1 and a record low of just over 1 percent last March and April.
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 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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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 ...
The Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries
International Monetary Fund - 9/29/2016 11:55:47 PM
Low-income countries (LICs) have often struggled with large external debts. Debt burdens have been reduced, thanks in large part to international debt relief initiatives. The IMF and the World Bank have developed a framework to help guide countries and ...
Guyana at risk of external debt crisis
Stabroek News - 7/19/2015 9:19:22 AM
Guyana is among several countries at risk of a government external debt crisis, according to a report released this month by UK-based non-governmental movement Jubilee Debt Campaign. The report, ‘The new debt trap – How the response to the last global ...
Growing External Debt Could Threaten LatAm Economies
nearshoreamericas.com - 9/28/2016 6:06:13 PM
pushing the country’s external debt to GDP ratio to 38% in 2015 from 22% in 2005. While this is still a relatively low level in the global context, the ratio will continue growing if Brazil’s economy contracts any further. Real estate debt is hitting ...
Global Development Finance 2012: External Debt of Developing Countries
econpapers.repec.org - 11/25/2016 11:59:46 PM
No 2392 in World Bank Publications from The World Bank Abstract: 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 ...