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
Huge debts await Buhari, in-coming govs
Vanguard - 4/17/2015 11:12:39 PM
According to external debt figures released by the DMO, Lagos State is the most indebted state in the country with a debt of $ ... which have not issued bonds are the least indebted. World Bank Consultant and Abia State Finance Commissioner, Dr Phillip ...
Turkey: An Assessment Of External Debt – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 4/7/2015 3:14:46 AM
... other important ratio for external debt assessment is the ratio of total external debt to exports, which shows the repayment capacity of a country. According to the World Bank, countries that have a ratio between 265-275 percent are categorized as ...
Fitch Revises Georgia's Outlook to Stable; Affirms at 'BB-'
Reuters - 4/17/2015 8:13:42 PM
The Country Ceiling has been affirmed at 'BB' and the Short ... The depreciation will also push net external debt up from 58% of GDP in 2014 to nearly 80% in 2015, far above the 'BB' rating median of 15%. MEDIUM Economic growth is expected to slow markedly ...
Mexico has no immediate plans for 2015 samurai issue
Reuters - 4/17/2015 10:51:11 PM
Mexico this month became the first sovereign to issue a 100-year euro bond and Diaz de Leon said that after that 1.5 billion euro trade, the country's annual financing ... "The mix of internal and external (debt) is to be determined, but I think it is ...
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.
Kenya’s dollar-denominated debt rises in six months
Business Daily Africa - 4/14/2015 6:34:03 AM
Multilateral lenders such as the World Bank accounted for 52.3 per cent ... The CBK report shows that the country spent Sh9.3 billion in the six months to service external debt, comprising Sh6.6 billion in interest and Sh2.7 billion in principal repayments.
Dawn - 4/13/2015 1:20:16 AM
The World Bank has estimated external debt stocks at $44.4bn with long- term external debt ... Egypt aims to reach a 6pc growth over the next five years. The country’s draft budget for the next fiscal year envisages 9.5-10pc overall deficit and state ...
Financial analyst backs IMF's Eurobond issue warning
Ghana Web - 4/17/2015 11:59:47 AM
The debt management division of the Ministry of Finance ... The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook is warning sub-Sahara African countries including Ghana, to put in place contingency plans before issuing Eurobonds ...
G-20 Warns of Threats to Global Economic Recovery
Wall Street Journal - 4/18/2015 1:42:59 AM
WASHINGTON—The world’s top ... on dollar-denominated debt, a liability that increases with the rise of the dollar’s value, especially for emerging-market governments and firms whose revenue are in local currencies. Some countries have also pegged ...
IMF Reports Debt and Human Crises Drive Uneven Growth
Truth Out - 4/16/2015 1:55:30 PM
It argues that such risks are greatest for countries with high debt levels and that emerging market countries must be prepared for external shocks ... The report is a follow-up to the IMF's semi-annual World Economic Outlook Report, which noted uneven ...
Zimbabwe: Chinamasa Engages IMF At Us Meeting
AllAfrica - 4/17/2015 2:08:37 PM
"Moreover, they have stepped up re-engagement with creditors by raising payments to the World Bank and by developing ... impact of lower oil prices, the external position remains precarious, and the country is in debt distress. The authorities are ...
OECD urges rich countries to help world’s poorest
PanARMENIAN Network - 4/8/2015 6:15:31 PM
PanARMENIAN.Net - The west’s leading thinktank has urged wealthier countries to step up and help the world’s poorest ... countries in 2014 was that there had been exceptionally high debt relief to Burma in 2013. Debt relief is counted as aid, so ...
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 ...
IMF knocks Greek debt rescheduling hopes
Financial Times - 4/16/2015 3:14:14 PM
Greece informally raised the precedent of delaying IMF payments by at least one other developing country ... in a world economy just recovering from a deep recession to have that kind of uncertainty introduced,” he added. In downgrading Greek debt ...
Rich Countries Gave $135 Billion In Aid Last Year, Maintained Record High
The Huffington Post - 4/8/2015 7:09:48 AM
But official development assistance to the poorest countries extended its recent drop and fell by eight percent, fueled by a 16 percent decrease in bilateral aid exacerbated by high debt relief ... thirds of external financing for the world's poorest ...