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
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.
State budget for 2015 financing external public debt management
Azer News - 11/20/2014 5:51:16 AM
As of October 1, the country’s external public debt amounted to 8.5 percent of GDP and stood at ... The finance minister also noted in 2015 some 1.473 billion manats received from the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Islamic Development ...
Assessing Debt Levels in Poorer Countries
International Monetary Fund - 3/28/2012 7:57:26 PM
Under the framework, the IMF and World Bank produce a joint debt sustainability analysis (DSA) for all low-income countries, generally on an annual basis. Each DSA yields a rating denoting the risk of external public debt distress. Since introduction of ...
African Frontier Markets: Debt Ratios Look OK but Fiscal Clouds Loom
Brookings - 11/21/2014 2:54:07 PM
A debt sustainability analysis of the poorest sub-Saharan African countries indicates that the risk of external debt distress from adverse ... As Africa’s position in the world continues to grow and evolve in 2014, the Africa Growth Initiative continues ...
Four CARICOM countries cut back reliance on PetroCaribe
Curacao Chronicle - 11/26/2014 1:55:05 AM
MIAMI - At least four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member countries are taking steps to ... Belize is using PetroCaribe financing to strengthen external buffers and Guyana is using the program to reduce debt and increase savings, the IMF said.
Why we need an alternative to restructuring debt
forumblog.org - 11/12/2014 3:19:06 PM
The country’s external deficit is exploding ... continuing conflict has complicated risk assessments and curtailed Kyiv’s access to external finance, raising the likelihood of a disruptive debt default. Under normal circumstances, there would be ...
A developing world of debt
theguardian.com - 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.
Ghana’s Debt Stock Hits The Roof …
Peace FM Online - 11/17/2014 5:00:33 PM
the credit agency added in its latest statement on the country. The Fitch Ratings warned: “external financing conditions will remain extremely tight over the coming months. Foreigners held 21% of domestic debt at end of year-2013, down from 26% in 2012.
FG, States Borrow N2.25trn As Debt Rises To N10.8trn
Leadership - 11/13/2014 12:44:36 AM
Data on external and domestic debt profile for the country, obtained from the agency’s website ... emerging as the largest economy in Africa and the 26th largest in the world. The minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, Dr Ngozi ...
S. Korea's short-term foreign debt down in Q3
MENAFN - 11/20/2014 10:23:17 AM
The country's short-term external debt totaled USD126.1 billion as of end-September ... or potentially deadly strains of bird flu that are closely monitored by the World Health Organisation.The strain, which has killed more than ... Nov 20 2014 - Qatar ...
Henry Rotich defends Sh2.5trn debt plan
Daily Nation - 11/20/2014 5:25:37 PM
The CS said the World Bank has committed to make $4 billion available ... Earlier, Parliament’s budget experts questioned the rationale behind the bid to increase the country’s external debt ceiling to Sh2.5 trillion, more than double the current ...
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 ...
Nigeria: World Bank - Nigeria, Others Record U.S.$4.9 Trillion External Debt
AllAfrica - 12/28/2012 8:04:45 AM
The combined external debt stock for Nigeria and other developing countries increased by $464 billion to $4.9 trillion at the end of 2011, a report by the World Bank has shown. The report also revealed that net external debt inflow to developing countries ...
Argentina president, back after sick leave, vows to fight hedge funds
Tidewater Review - 11/25/2014 11:24:46 PM
Holders of 93 percent of Argentina's defaulted debt accepted swaps in 2005 and 2010 for new paper offering around 30 cents on the dollar. "We have a lot of interest in solving the external issue ... the South American country from making an interest ...
The world's top 25 debt-ridden nations
Rediff India Abroad - 2/16/2011 4:07:17 AM
This ratio helps determine if the country is in a position to repay its debt or is there likelihood that it may default. For the record, the total external debt in the world stands at close to $60 trillion. So which are the world's most indebted nations?