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
The World's Most Reputable Countries 2016: U.S. Ranks 28th
Forbes - 6/24/2016 5:08:16 PM
It turns out that countries in that part of the globe are indeed considered some of the most reputable on the planet, if public perception is to be believed. Nations throughout the world are always ... can draw more tourists, foreign business and ...
Global banks hammered by U.K. vote
CNN Money - 6/24/2016 5:19:36 AM
Leading up to the referendum, global banks were vocal in calling for the U.K. to remain within the European Union, warning of doomsday scenarios that could see the country's economy ... it had temporarily suspended all foreign exchange of the British ...
Buoyed by Brexit vote, more EU countries talk of exit
Times of India - 6/24/2016 8:28:42 PM
The U.K. would be the first major country to leave the EU, which was born from the ashes of World War II as European leaders sought ... including issues such as cross-border security, foreign policy cooperation and a common fisheries policy.
Brexit a 'Wake-up Call' and 'End of a World' for Global Leaders
ABC News - 6/24/2016 7:28:27 AM
World leaders reacted swiftly to the United ... and Britain only second," he said. The Foreign Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, released a statement this morning that the country will closely observe the impact of those developments on Japan and the ...
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.
Brexit produces winners, losers on world stage
USA Today - 6/24/2016 1:47:50 PM
(Photo: JORGE ZAPATA, EPA) Winners and losers are already emerging on the world stage in the wake of the British ... Europe’s most populous and prosperous countries, all pleaded for Britain to remain in the EU, and have now lost credibility in Britain ...
Brexit: These countries could be next now that Britain has left the EU
Sydney Morning Herald - 6/25/2016 11:59:17 AM
Predictions that the EU could break apart might be a bit far-fetched, but there certainly are other countries where demands for similar ... The Greek government's debt crisis has mostly disappeared from the public debate and the headlines -- but it will ...
Modi has embarrassed the country: Congress
The Hindu - 6/25/2016 2:26:37 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarrassed India by raising expectations about the possibility of the country becoming a member of the ... senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said, adding, "The world saw the PM make a spectacle of himself and India.
‘Brexit’ vote stuns world
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 6/24/2016 8:57:20 PM
In Berlin, the German foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, called the news “truly sobering” and said, “It looks like a sad day for Europe and for Britain.” First to leave EU Britain will become the first country to leave the 28-member bloc ...
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 ...
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.
World Leaders Sound Off About The Brexit
Denver Channel ABC News - 6/24/2016 6:55:39 PM
"I do not think it would be right for me to try to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination," said British Prime Minister David Cameron. How world leaders reacted ... Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told Polskie Radio ...
World Grapples With a New Europe
US News and World Report - 6/24/2016 6:41:20 PM
World leaders were swift to react Friday ... There is speculation that a number of countries could consider leaving in the coming years. Chief among these are the troubled, debt-riddled countries of Greece and Portugal – "Grexit" and "Departugal ...
Brexit raises risk of global recession as financial markets plunge worldwide
Chicago Tribune - 6/24/2016 7:31:26 PM
International policymakers have long warned that the sluggish recovery from the Great Recession has left the world economy more vulnerable to another downturn. Recurring crisis over government debt in Europe, the bumpy slowdown China and the collapse in ...
Quick Guide to American Funds New World F2 Fund (NFFFX)
NASDAQ - 6/24/2016 5:33:55 AM
American Funds New World F2 Fund ( NFFFX ... which operates mainly in the developing countries. NFFFX primarily invests more than 35% of its assets in both equity and debt securities. This Non US-Equity product, as of the last filing, allocates their ...