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
Global poll puts little faith in Donald Trump on foreign policy
Belfast Telegraph - 6/30/2016 4:22:23 AM
An international survey has revealed little confidence in Donald Trump's ability to manage foreign policy should he become US president. In seven of 15 countries outside of the US polled by the Pew Research Centre, Mr Trump's ratings are in the single digits.
External debt remains manageable, says BSP
Philstar - 6/20/2016 11:58:03 AM
About 63 percent of the country’s external debt is denominated in dollar while 12.4 percent are in Japanese yen. About 12.5 percent of the external debt are dollar-denominated multi-currency loans from the World Bank and Asian Development Bank ...
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.
A developing world of debt
The Guardian - 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.
Nine more countries had opposed India’s bid to join NSG: Reports
Economic Times - 6/28/2016 8:31:07 PM
NEW DELHI: State-run Chinese English Daily The Global Times has claimed in an editorial ... before discussing India's case. The Ministry of External Affairs also repeatedly said that one country blocked India's entry without referring to China.
Global Markets Rise as Brexit Worries Ease
The Wall Street Journal - 6/29/2016 7:36:50 AM
Global markets gained ... and the height of the European debt crisis, said Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley. MS 1.88 % “People are starting to take stock that this is more country-specific and is not affecting markets everywh ...
PH foreign debt up in Q1
Inquirer - 6/19/2016 5:14:12 PM
THE COUNTRY’S outstanding external debt rose to $77.6 billion as of end-March, higher than the levels in the previous year and the previous quarter, partly due to a weaker dollar, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas data showed. In a statement, BSP Governor ...
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 ...
Atradius Collections Releases International Debt Collections Handbook Covering Debt Collection Practices Across 42 Countries
KSWO 7 News - 6/23/2016 7:43:57 AM
As more than 42% of the foreign B2B sales in Europe ... International debt collection and country specific legal systems create challenges that can affect every business. Rudi De Greve, Global Operations Director at Atradius Collections stated: "The ...
World stock markets climb after two-day Brexit rout
Reuters - 6/28/2016 9:35:33 PM
Britain's finance minister, George Osborne, said the country ... its debt. "The lingering uncertainty favors further downside in the coming months as we have seen with other shocks of the past 5 years," said Jeffrey Kleintop, chief global investment ...
Africa: World Bank Report - Rwanda Tops Africa in Policy, Institutional Reforms
AllAfrica - 6/29/2016 8:34:06 AM
World Bank Chief Economist for Africa. He added: "Urgent action is needed as more countries are facing downward pressure on the current account and fiscal balances, declining reserve positions, depreciating currencies, higher inflation, and rising debt ...
Want To Retire In Your 30s And Travel The World? This Woman Did
Forbes - 6/29/2016 2:17:42 PM
As soon as the debt was gone ... amount of the world. We take so much for granted. Get off the hedonistic treadmill and don’t buy stuff. Dhake: Anywhere from $1,500 to $2,500 a month. But it depends greatly on what country I’m in and if I’m visiting ...
Nigeria’s foreign debt rises by $7.18bn in 10 years
Punch - 6/16/2016 2:37:18 AM
After Nigeria’s exit from the Paris Club, the Federal Government tried to control the expansion of the country’s debt profile by limiting external borrowing to concessionary loans. However, in the last two years, the World Bank has said that the ...
World Bank Releases International Debt Statistics 2013
The World Bank - 12/20/2012 3:59:32 PM
WASHINGTON, December 20, 2012 – Net external debt inflows and aggregate net capital inflows (debt and equity) to developing countries fell in 2011 ... the management of capital flows around the world and having the data open to all is a welcome ...