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
U.N. rights expert urges debt relief for Philippines
Chicago Tribune - 4/8/2014 12:32:19 AM
to ensure that the country can recover." About a fifth of the Philippines' external debt as of end-2013 was owed to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, according to the United Nations. The country's top bilateral lenders are Japan, the United ...
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/28/2009 2:36:13 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 Ukraine’s debt is sustainable; Fund can lend to Kiev
Business Recorder - 4/11/2014 2:33:26 PM
... Reza Moghadam said in a news conference during the IMF and World Bank spring 2014 meetings. He noted that Ukraine's external debt, which has suffered as a result of the country's political crisis and tensions with Russia, was only around 30 percent of ...
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 ...
The 20 countries with the most debt
Canada - 8/2/2011 11:57:56 PM
Leonard Cohen is honoured at the Glenn Gould Prize... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation could be facing layoffs in the range of 600 positions as it grapples with a financial shortfall of $130-million ...
African countries issuing bonds set to face higher rates
Business Daily Africa - 4/10/2014 8:11:04 PM
However, the World Bank said remittances to African countries including Kenya — where they are ... be the most affected as they have the highest levels of variable rate external debt, the report said.
The Latest External Debt Position of European Countries
Seeking Alpha - 12/17/2009 11:42:23 AM
The European countries with huge budget deficits are Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain which are now dubbed as “PIIGS” by traders. The External Debt of Greece stood at $552B at the end of Q2 2009 as the table shows below. The external debt ...
Samoan PM Tuilaepa Sa'ilele confident in debt strategy despite IMF, World Bank warnings
ABC Online - 4/14/2014 9:39:22 PM
The World Bank has also raised concerns about Samoa's debt-to-GDP ratio. Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele has told Pacific Beat his country will make its own ... and reconstruction in the face of recent external shocks, including the global ...
U.S. Tops List of Countries with the Largest External Debt
Seeking Alpha - 6/21/2009 2:53:12 PM
... 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 ...
Analysis: Investor trust or investor greed?
Dawn - 4/10/2014 8:43:52 AM
Pakistan’s return to global debt markets on Wednesday after a gap of seven ... investors’ confidence in the recent changes in the country’s economic indicators, external finances and structural reforms undertaken by the 10-month-old government ...
PF government is recklessly over borrowing, Zambia’s debt to hit $11 billion by end of 2014-Dr Mumba
Indepth Africa - 4/12/2014 10:43:11 AM
Dr Mumba further explained that the recently obtained US$ 1 billion second sovereign bond has pushed the country’s external debt stock to $ 4.5 billion ... lending institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank with favourable repayment conditions.”
Philippines' debt must be cancelled to support typhoon recovery effort - UN expert
MENAFN - 4/8/2014 7:20:20 AM
As of December 2013, about one fifth of Philippines external debt was owed to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. The country's largest bilateral loaners are Japan, the United States of America, United Kingdom, France and Germany. Typhoon Haiyan ...
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?
Public Debt of Indonesia
indonesia-investments.com - 4/12/2014 8:20:01 AM
The Indonesian government's external debt consists ... Most important creditor countries are Japan and the United States. International organizations provide around 25 percent of Indonesia's debt, of which the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and ...
Moody's changes outlook on Turkey's Baa3 government bond rating to negative from stable
CPI Financial - 4/12/2014 1:49:18 PM
Increased pressure on the ... country's high External Vulnerability Indicator, which Moody's estimates at 173 per cent in 2014. Equally, Moody's notes that the capacity of Turkey's banks, corporates and public institutions to roll over maturing debt ...