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
ECBs, NRI deposits push external debt to $475.8 bn
IN - 6/30/2015 3:11:11 PM
Mumbai: India's total external debt rose by ... Sun Pharm... The world is going bonkers over whether Greece will default on the 1.6 billion euros that it needs to pay the International Monetary Fund(IMF) today. All together the country owes 240 billion ...
Nigeria’s external debt in March was $9.4bn – DMO
P.M. News Nigeria - 7/1/2015 6:13:08 AM
Nigeria’s external debt stock profile stood at 9.4 billion ... million dollars from 9.7 billion dollars that the country owed at Dec. 31, 2014. A breakdown shows that the highest sum is owed the World Bank Group with 5.6 billion dollars owed ...
N12trn debt profile worsens Nigeria’s woes
Vanguard - 7/2/2015 6:26:16 AM
states and the FCT is about N8.9 trillion and external debt is about $9.38 billion. Our current debt/GDP ratio is about 12.51 per cent which is much lower than the 56 per cent total public to GDP for countries of Nigeria’s group.” “However ...
Greece Defaults on IMF Debt
News Max - 6/30/2015 9:30:35 PM
Greece's last-minute overtures to international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday were not enough to save the country from becoming the first ... Greece was "fully committed to service its external debt in a manner that secures the viability of ...
World Bank supports Ghana’s budget with $150 million
Citi FM Online - 7/2/2015 6:54:54 AM
Ghana was hit by a series of external and domestic shocks which have shaken its economy fundamentals very hard. Consequently, international reserves dwindled, the Cedi depreciated, public debt rose ... Crookes, World Bank Country Director for Ghana.
Last year, 78 countries defaulted on their debts
Times of India - 7/2/2015 6:33:25 AM
What has made the Greek case so sensational, if not unexpected, is that it is not a poor third world country like Zimbabwe or Haiti, struggling to repay debt with all kinds of foreign creditors turning the screws. Greece is a member of the 19-country ...
Greece Has Been In Default For 50% Of Its Time As An Independent Country
Forbes - 7/1/2015 6:56:05 AM
It doesn’t mark the first country to do so: but the others have been ... It’s obvious that default on external debt isn’t the end of the world, for as they say on page 98: “Greece, as noted, has spent more than half the years since 1800 in default.”
Greece debt crisis adds to a string of similar global financial meltdowns
The Vancouver Sun - 7/1/2015 12:00:54 AM
But Greece — and the rest of the nervous world — can look back with a bit of hope at other countries, and entire regions in ... triggered by a plunging currency and huge foreign debt, spread quickly to other parts of Asia and persisted for more ...
Only solution for Greece and world is debt forgiveness, international Glass-Steagall
Lankaweb - 6/30/2015 3:39:49 PM
As the Greek crisis reverberates around the world, important European ... Instead, Mrs LaRouche demanded: a debt conference must be convened along the lines of the 1953 London Debt Agreement which forgave the foreign debts of Germany; nations must agree ...
Global Warming, Greece, and International Violence
The Huffington Post - 7/1/2015 1:33:57 AM
Each country deals with global warming like individuals ... and dismemberment by Christians and Muslims. The current "debt" crisis is part of this consistent foreign hostility towards Greece. Foreigners, of course, need Greek collaborators.
This surprising chart shows which countries own the most U.S. debt
Washington Post - 10/9/2013 11:55:15 PM
It's no secret that China is the world's largest foreign holder of U.S. debt ... that could significantly devalue their investment. This chart, of foreign debt-holders by country, really drives home why China is so preoccupied with our internal squabbles.
Ghana’s Eurobond: World Bank to approve $400m guarantee
Ghana Web - 7/1/2015 6:30:26 PM
It will also ensure that the country gets a good interest rate on ... with participation from government and the World Bank team. It is believed that Ghana’s net external debt financing will remain manageable supported by this 400 million dollar guarantee.
India Inc’s debt a burden for Reserve Bank of India
Financial Express - 7/1/2015 8:32:07 PM
HSBC further said that the country’s external vulnerability has now shifted from the trade imbalance to indebtedness. India’s current account deficit in FY15 was under 1% of GDP and that on an aggregate level, external debt ... to the world at a ...
Government Claims China Debt Issue Under Control
Think Advisor - 6/29/2015 5:25:24 AM
The issue has been nagging for sometime and a recent repot by the McKinsey Global Institute ... This compares favorably to most other Asian countries, whose external debt profiles are not as positive.
Billions Pledged for Nepal Reconstruction, but Still No Debt Relief
Truth Out - 6/30/2015 2:42:33 PM
one of the world's 38 low-income countries eligible for relief from the IMF's new fund. According to Jubliee USA, "Nepal owes 3.8 billion dollars in debt to foreign lenders, including 54 million dollars to the IMF and approximately three billion dollars to ...