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
Global Debt Climbs Towards Fresh High as Companies and Countries Keep on Borrowing
infowars.com - 9/26/2016 6:37:14 PM
Record low interest rates have encouraged countries and companies to issue debt as central banks around the world try to stimulate growth. The data also showed corporate issuance of investment-grade debt reached a record high of $1.54 trillion since the ...
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 ...
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.
Turkish markets hit by Moody's rating downgrade
FOX News - 9/26/2016 10:37:37 AM
The selling is largely due to Moody's statement after the market close on Friday that it was cutting its rating on Turkish debt to Ba1 from Baa3 ... including the country's "sizeable external funding requirements" and the growth outlook.
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 ...
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 ...
War will destroy India's economy, isolate country globally: Pakistan diplomats
Times of India - 9/26/2016 1:22:16 PM
Some of them even suggest that Pakistan's global isolation+ ... that Pakistan's foreign policy needs a re-look. At a seminar titled "Is Pakistan Isolated? Regional Challenges and Opportunities' held back in June, he had said the country is lagging behind ...
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 ...
External debt, bankruptcy and Pakistan
Pakistan Today - 5/17/2014 2:12:13 PM
Pakistan is fast turning into a bankrupt country – that is if it has ... a depressed economy and a depreciated currency, this external debt is likely to take Pakistan towards a financial crisis. Figure 1 Source: World Bank. These figures are in inflation ...
Debt Relief Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative
International Monetary Fund - 4/7/2016 11:55:45 PM
The joint IMF–World Bank comprehensive approach to debt ... have worked together to reduce to sustainable levels the external debt burdens of the most heavily indebted poor countries. In 1999, a comprehensive review of the Initiative allowed the Fund ...
How African countries can break the cycle of debt dependency
THE CONVERSATION - 8/15/2016 11:05:57 AM
The continent’s sovereign external debt position has been rising faster than ... But Nigeria’s income per capita does not reflect this growth. The Global Finance report lists the country as the 62nd poorest country in the world. Concessional policies ...
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 ...
World's Best Stocks Are Chinese, But You Can't Buy Them In China
Forbes - 9/26/2016 2:02:13 AM
Call this a paradox: the shares of Chinese companies are, at the same time, called the world’s best and world ... At 6.7% growth, it is creating debt four times faster than it is producing economic output. The country, however, looks like it is growing ...
Top Ten Countries with the Most Debt
mapsofworld.com - 12/30/2014 11:54:50 PM
The Top Ten Countries Most in Debt map has been prepared on the basis of the Total External Debt of a country. External Debt is that part of the country's total debt that was borrowed from foreign lenders, including governments, international financial ...