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
Phl external debt down to $74.8 B in 2016
Philstar - 3/20/2017 9:47:34 AM
MANILA, Philippines - The country’s external debt declined by 3.5 percent last year due to the ... The US dollar-denominated multi-currency loans from the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank represented 12.7 percent of total, while the 10.1 ...
Gulf countries set to drive global 2017 sovereign debt issuance
customstoday.com.pk - 3/25/2017 6:17:02 PM
KUWAIT CITY: Gulf countries ... gross and net debt issuers in 2017. It said these four issuers could account for 37 percent of the total sovereign gross issuance. Among those, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said it expects Kuwait, with no external sovereign ...
Foreign debt at six-year low in 2016
BusinessWorld Online - 3/19/2017 11:53:25 PM
Foreign exchange movements also pulled the debt stock lower by $36 million due to revaluation, as the US dollar picked up strength versus Asian currencies. About 65.1% of the country’s external debt is in US dollar, while 12% are denominated in yen.
Countries Where The Majority Of External Debt Is Owed To Multilateral Entities
worldatlas.com - 3/14/2017 11:59:21 PM
Many countries in the developing world have seen most of their external debt owed to multilateral organizations. The International Monetary Fund is one of the prime organizations lending money to countries for various purposes. Multilateral entities refer ...
Malawi: IMF Asks Malawi Government to Tame Domestic Debt
AllAfrica - 3/25/2017 6:52:49 PM
World Bank country manager Laura Kullenberg once observed that the challenge for Malawi is that unlike external debt which can be written off, domestic debt is unlikely to ever see relief. "Malawi received substantial external debt relief in 2006 under the ...
External debt up 3.4% yoy in January
The Jakarta Post - 3/17/2017 10:05:26 AM
saying it wants to ensure that the borrowings play a significant role in the country's development without triggering risks that may affect macroeconomic stability. "Bank Indonesia sees that the external debt development in January remained healthy but ...
Appreciating lilangeni slash external debt by 9.7%
observer.org.sz - 3/15/2017 1:03:47 AM
THE country’s external debt decreased by about 9.7 per cent to edge at almost E4.3 billion from the previous month as the Lilangeni appreciated against the dollar and other major currencies in which the country’s external liabilities are denominated.
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 ...
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 ...
Russia set to repay all Soviet Union’s foreign debt
freemalaysiatoday.com - 3/26/2017 6:27:10 AM
The payment “completes the settlement of the external ... on its foreign debt in 1998. But in 2006 thanks to a steady influx of petrodollars since the early 2000s Russia was able to pay off its debts to 17 major creditor-countries in the so-called ...
The happiest country on Earth: The winner is ...
USA Today - 3/20/2017 1:55:07 AM
Rattled by a slow economic recovery and deeply partisan political landscape, the U.S. dropped down one spot from last year to the 14th happiest in the world ... "They also include countries afflicted by internal and external conflicts or still trying ...
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 ...
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 ...
Map of World Countries by External Debt Stocks (% of GNI)
mapsofworld.com - 12/29/1970 11:53:01 PM
Total external debt stocks to gross national income. Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of ...
World Bank says principal repayments on external debt for Caribbean countries exceed lending inflows
Jamaica Observer - 12/15/2016 11:57:32 PM
WASHINGTON, United States – For the first time since the financial crisis, the World Bank says principal repayments on external debt held by low- and middle-income countries, such as those in the Caribbean, exceeded lending inflows. According to the bank ...