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
Public debt exposes country to a higher risk of an external shock A 30% devaluation would increase the debt by 10% of GDP
Diario Libre - 9/17/2014 2:59:37 PM
"there would be a marked upward tendency of the public debt," explains a report from the World Bank. In addition, as a result of the rate of external indebtedness superior to the internal rate, which has been observed since 2008, the country has become ...
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/27/2009 11:55:45 PM
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.
IMF Says Zimbabwe Must Repay Debt to Be Eligible for More Credit
Bloomberg - 9/23/2014 1:05:08 PM
The country has at least $10 billion in external debts. “Zimbabwe can’t benefit from ... Other financial institutions including the World Bank and African Development Bank are also barred by law from extending loans to Zimbabwe because of outstanding ...
Lagos, debt and development
The Nation - 9/13/2014 4:34:26 AM
Of course, the country’s external debt stock has been steadily mounting again ... For instance, in addition to an initial sum of $95 million, the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank has approved another tranche of $42 million loan deal ...
A developing world of debt
theguardian.com - 5/16/2012 10:16:46 AM
Years after debt campaigners succeeded in persuading the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and G8 to abolish debts worth billions of dollars owed by developing countries, figures show total external debts are once again on the increase.
BSP- Debt Indicators Remain at Comfortable Levels in Second Quarter of 2014
Hispanic Business - 9/23/2014 9:16:04 AM
The ratio has consistently remained at single digit levels since 2010 indicating sustained improvement in the country's capacity to service maturing obligations. Debt Profile The external debt ... Development Bank and the World Bank comprised 12.6 percent ...
Assessing Debt Levels in Poorer Countries
International Monetary Fund - 3/28/2012 7:57:26 PM
Under the framework, the IMF and World Bank produce a joint debt sustainability analysis (DSA) for all low-income countries, generally on an annual basis. Each DSA yields a rating denoting the risk of external public debt distress. Since introduction of ...
Africa Economy: IMF rules out fresh loans to Zimbabwe
Xinhua News Agency - 9/23/2014 1:55:14 PM
23 (Xinhua) -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday ruled out extending any fresh loans to Zimbabwe until the country settles its arrears ... which brings its total external debt to 6.9 billion U.S. dollars. In addition, Zimbabwe's private ...
The Dar-Qadri duel
Business Recorder - 9/21/2014 11:15:57 PM
12 billion dollars from the World Bank over five years; and (iii) floating ijara sukuk and additional Eurobonds though the amount is not yet identified. In short total external debt may reach 70 billion dollars by the end of the current year if the ...
Debt stands in the way of Zim-China courtship
The Standard - 9/21/2014 8:56:57 AM
Zimbabwe holds the second largest platinum reserves in the world after South Africa ... In its July 2014 country report on Zimbabwe, IMF estimates that the country’s external debt at end-2014, will stand at US$12,8 billion (94,5% of GDP) of which ...
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 ...
On Lagos Debt Profile
P.M. News Nigeria - 9/16/2014 11:18:54 AM
Lagos State Government has never kept the public in the dark about its debt status. Also, the Federal Government was aware of the state’s decision to take the bond and approved of it. Statutorily, no state in the country can obtain external loans from ...
The world's top 25 debt-ridden nations
Rediff India Abroad - 2/16/2011 4:07:17 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?
External debt up at $440 bn pumped by NRI deposits
Sify - 8/29/2014 11:47:24 AM
India's key debt indicators compare well with other indebted developing countries. According to the World Bank's International Debt Statistics, 2014, India's position in 2012 was third in terms of absolute external debt stock, after China and Brazil.
Nigeria: World Bank - Nigeria, Others Record U.S.$4.9 Trillion External Debt
AllAfrica - 12/28/2012 8:04:45 AM
The combined external debt stock for Nigeria and other developing countries increased by $464 billion to $4.9 trillion at the end of 2011, a report by the World Bank has shown. The report also revealed that net external debt inflow to developing countries ...