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
IMF and World Bank Announce US1.1 billion Debt Relief for Chad
MENAFN - 5/3/2015 12:38:04 PM
In the next months the World Bank will present its new Country ... terms of new external financing as well as government policy. In particular sound macroeconomic management further progress with export diversification and strengthened debt management ...
Old world vs new: the geopolitical pendulum
management-issues.com - 4/29/2015 1:04:17 PM
A number of emerging markets have reduced their outstanding debt and are better able to resist external influences ... a key role to play in this recovery as the country will be responsible for a quarter of world growth. The American resurgence (+2.9% ...
Nigeria’s economy under threat as debts hit N11tr
The Nation - 5/6/2015 2:50:31 PM
The obvious reason for this development, she stressed, is the 50 per cent decline in the spot market of crude prices .which has inadvertently resulted in a cash crunch for the country ... mix in the debt portfolio of 60:40 for domestic and external ...
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.
Why the Developing World Won't Catch the U.S. Economy's Cold
Bloomberg - 5/4/2015 4:40:16 PM
Larger reserves are associated with longer expansions. And median reserves in developing countries more than doubled as a percentage of GDP between the 1990s and 2010. Median external debt has dropped from 60 percent to 35 percent of GDP over that same period.
World Bank slashes war-torn Ukraine's economic outlook
Yahoo News - 4/29/2015 11:38:23 AM
But there is also fairly weak external demand and quite low prices of raw materials, of which Ukraine is an exporter." She also pointed to the challenge of lowering Ukraine's debt. The country's total public debt was $70 billion in 2014, according to the ...
South korean stocks decline at end of trade, KOSPI tumbles 27.65pts
customstoday.com.pk - 5/6/2015 10:39:59 AM
SEOUL: South Korean stocks dropped the most in four months on Wednesday as investor sentiment was dented by such external woes as the Greek debt crisis and slowing ... assistance to Greece if the eurozone countries fail to cooperate in writing off debts ...
Spain sees stronger economy adding 2 million jobs by 2018
Yahoo Finance - 4/30/2015 7:29:39 PM
The external debt of a country measures what the government, banks, companies and families owe to the rest of the world and is a good measure of whether it lives beyond its means. Spain's current account was in deficit to the tune of 2.03 billion euros in ...
Greenback joins the currency wars
Today - 5/6/2015 8:26:57 PM
With external surpluses also rising in other countries of the eurozone core ... large stocks of domestic and foreign debt and political instability. Even China briefly allowed its currency to weaken against the dollar last year, and slowing output growth ...
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 May Post Current Account Deficit in 2015
This Day Live - 5/7/2015 12:23:11 AM
So, for countries for Nigeria, the important take away is that ... What we don’t know yet is how open and favourable the external debt market is given what might happen at the Federal Reserve.” She also described the fuel subsidy policy as a drain ...
World Bank pegs FY16 growth at 7.5%
Times of India - 4/28/2015 11:42:33 PM
"The government has made progress in several policy areas, and long-term prospects for growth remain bright for India," said Onno Ruhl, World Bank country director for India ... The report said a favourable external environment, particularly the sharp ...
Zimbabwe: Debt Overhang Chokes Banks
AllAfrica - 4/30/2015 11:54:30 PM
"External debt payment arrears, currently in excess of $5,5 billion remain the biggest constraint on Zimbabwe's access to international lines of credit and trade financing," said Mr Mverecha. "Sanctions imposed on the country have materially impacted on ...
Debt Relief Comes to Chad
Kansas City infoZine - 4/30/2015 12:55:56 PM
Chad is the 36th country to reach the completion ... The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) have decided to support US$1.1 billion in total debt relief for Chad, of which US$1.0 billion ...
Developing world's secret offshore wealth 'double external debt'
theguardian.com - 7/18/2012 11:56:51 PM
... 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 here explore the ...