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
Nigeria: Country's Public Debt Stock Rises to N12.11 Trillion in June
AllAfrica - 8/4/2015 6:08:36 AM
Abuja — The country's total public debt portfolio ... and Germany's KfW ($1.50 billion)- all made up the external debt stock. Copyright © 2015 This Day. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright ...
The Only way ahead for Greece and other Third World Countries
Lankaweb - 8/2/2015 8:58:36 PM
The Foreign Debt. It is forgotten that the foreign debt of Greece ... The IMF has also failed in this regard for the Third World countries. In the FreeMarket Neo Libereal Model.that task,is left to the Private Sector that has as its motto the creation ...
Foreign Investors Turn Frosty on Australian Debt
Wall Street Journal - 8/2/2015 11:57:33 PM
while its ascending currency made investing in the country’s assets even more appealing. Overseas demand for the nation’s bonds drove foreign ownership of Australian government debt to record highs in early 2012, as some of the world’s most-powerful ...
Dawn - 8/3/2015 1:59:15 AM
External debt last year stood at $475.8bn which is ... beating 7pc gain in the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex index. India has the world’s largest poor. Living standards among the country’s 1.27bn residents are far from homogenous. Millions have seen little ...
Rising global debt is increasing the risk of another financial crisis
Hamilton Spectator - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
No country is in bigger hock than Japan; its public debt was 235 per cent of GDP last year, the highest in the world, according to the McKinsey institute. Most of that, though, is owed to Japanese citizens and its own government, as opposed to external or ...
ARC Affirms 'BBB+' Foreign Currency Rating on India
NDTV - 8/3/2015 5:08:21 PM
The global rating agency also affirmed its 'A-' foreign ... and a comfortable external situation characterised by low external debt. Besides, the country has unblemished debt repayments record, it said. The agency said the main credit weaknesses is weak ...
Nigeria’s debt now N12.12tn –DMO
Punch - 7/26/2015 11:44:23 PM
The external debt of the country stood at $9.46bn as of March 31 ... President Muhammadu Buhari sealed a $2.1bn funding from the World Bank for the rebuilding of the North-East region devastated by Boko Haram insurgents. As the DMO continues to borrow ...
A $26 trillion debt problem is crushing competitiveness in China
The Business Insider - 8/1/2015 8:28:10 AM
China owes its stock market boom and bust to the one thing that is crushing the competitiveness of every part of the world's second ... is that most of the debt is denominated in yuan, which helps insulate Beijing's US$3.7 trillion foreign reserves pile ...
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.
World primed for repeat of ’08 meltdown
ABQJournal - 8/1/2015 11:58:44 PM
No country is in bigger hock than Japan; its public debt was 235 percent of GDP last year, the highest in the world, according to the McKinsey institute. Most of that, though, is owed to Japanese citizens and its own government, as opposed to external or ...
Venezuelans struggle to make calls abroad as currency crisis cuts country off from world
The Republic - 7/31/2015 4:04:30 AM
The other major private operator here, Digitel, cut service to more than 100 countries around the same time, and later told congress it was tens of millions of dollars in debt to foreign ... Venezuela off from global trade. Foreign airlines have abandoned ...
Developing world's secret offshore wealth 'double external debt'
theguardian.com - 7/18/2012 11:56:51 PM
Tax Justice Network research shows an estimated $7.3tn-$9.3tn of offshore wealth is held by developing world residents – double their countries' $4tn external debt • Get the data • More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian Click ...
Somalia’s debt is 93% of its GDP, and 15 other things you didn’t know about its cash situation
Somalilandpress - 8/4/2015 2:26:42 AM
It is a story of huge progress, and could be even better: if the security situation improves (the assessment could only be done from neighbouring Kenya) and the country aso avoids ... It has an external debt of $5.3 billion, or 93% of its GDP, the bulk ...
Somalia’s imports must grow by 25% – IMF
Medafrica Times - 8/1/2015 5:07:44 AM
The country mainly exports livestock to the Gulf and imports food from neighbors. It is ineligible to borrow from the IMF because of arrears that make up most of its $5.3 billion external debt ... the most daunting in the world. Close to 4 million people ...
The world's top 25 debt-ridden nations
Rediff India Abroad - 2/16/2011 9:36:34 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?