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
Southern Africa Officials Participate in IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Regional Seminar for Low-Income Countries
International Monetary Fund - 4/21/2016 11:03:21 PM
IMF and Bank experts presented and discussed with seminar participants the IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework (DSF) for Low-Income Countries (LICs). The DSF is a standardized framework for conducting public and external debt sustainability ...
'King of good times,' dethroned by debt
Deccan Herald - 5/4/2016 7:27:30 PM
Last Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs said it would ask Britain – where ... of the worst examples from a corporate borrowing binge that has mired the country in bad debt. Economists and government officials say heavy corporate debt and bad ...
China’s Yuan Replacing US Dollar As Global Currency: A Not So Distant Prospect – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 5/4/2016 8:36:06 AM
During World War II, only the US and UK deliberated about the future ... These two factors led to a rise in Soviet external debt. In 1985, Soviet oil earnings and net debt were $22 billion and $18 billion, respectively, whereas these numbers in 1989 ...
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.
WATCH: Donald Trump's foreign policy mocked by world soccer power
New Jersey Online - 5/3/2016 6:17:06 PM
New Jersey â and several other U.S. cities â will host Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and other top tier Latin American countries for the 100th anniversary of the Copa AmÃ©rica. So it's at least a little funny to see how an Argentinian TV station ...
Kerry warns Assad, regime backers to start political transition by August
FOX News - 5/4/2016 7:45:59 AM
It’s unlikely the White House would approve a more active American combat role in the country. The administration is more likely ... a meeting between the U.N. envoy for Syria and Russia's foreign minister in Moscow on Tuesday, a day after discussions ...
Venezuela OKs accepting foreign help for medicine shortage
United Press International - 5/4/2016 1:36:45 PM
which allow Venezuela to receive medications as a form of aid from other countries, specifically in Latin America and Europe. Venezuela would also be allowed to request assistance from the World Health Organization. José Olivares, president of Venezuela's ...
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 ...
The Cop on the Global Beat
Wall Street Journal - 5/4/2016 10:19:18 PM
That’s a valuable insight as far as it goes, but the “realists” often overstate their case by belittling the role of ideology in world ... U.S. foreign policy focused on the nation’s security, not on transforming other countries’ domestic ...
India not that incredible for foreign tourists despite e-visas
Economic Times - 5/5/2016 3:12:47 AM
Tourist arrivals in the country increased 4.55% to 8.03 million in 2015, according to data on the tourism ministry's website. Earnings from tourism fell 2.8% to $19.6 billion. In 2014, both tourist arrivals and foreign ... of the World Travel & Tourism ...
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.
BRIC External Defibrillators Market Outlook To 2021
The Street - 5/4/2016 11:23:43 PM
NEW YORK, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BRIC External Defibrillators ... the market category, and global corporate-level profiles of the key market participants. Based on the availability of data for the particular category and countries in the region ...
UPDATE 1-Brazil's Temer could allow foreign control of airlines -adviser
Reuters - 5/4/2016 3:52:45 PM
Rousseff issued a decree in March lifting the limit on foreign ownership of local airlines to 49 percent from 20 percent, in an effort to help Brazil's highly indebted carriers. But the move only allows for a controlling stake if the country of origin of ...
Rising corporate debt a major risk: IMF
ECNS - 5/4/2016 4:25:33 AM
which may become a burden on banks," he told the Global Times on Tuesday. IMF analysts suggested on April 26 that China urgently needs to tackle its debt problems, especially excessive corporate debt, the fund's website showed. The country's corporate-debt ...