Definition: This entry records the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency. Public debt should not be confused with external debt, which reflects the foreign currency liabilities of both the private and public sector and must be financed out of foreign exchange earnings.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Public debt map
Countries With The Biggest Public Debt
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Greece has become world-renowned for economic struggles and incurring a public debt that almost doubles its GDP, while another Mediterranean country, Italy, is not faring much better, with public debts of its own totaling 134% of the Italian GDP.
Contractor blacklisted by World Bank still gets millions in work
Washington Post - 9/23/2016 9:36:45 AM
The $1.5 million job, financed by the World Bank, aimed to help a country still grappling with Soviet legacies to reallocate its spending and reduce its debt. Unfortunately ... new contracts from federal or global public institutions, including the ...
How to Suffocate Your Economy: Drown it in Massive Private Debt.
evonomics.com - 9/24/2016 7:01:04 PM
These countries together constitute 91 percent of world GDP. For these countries, since World War II, there have been a total of 42 cases where public debt to GDP (and not also private debt) has declined by at least 10 percentage points in a five-year period.
Share This Chart: Countries Destroyed by Hillary
endingthefed.com - 9/22/2016 3:57:20 PM
Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State during Barack Obama’s first term was an unmitigated disaster for many nations around the world. Neither the Donald Trump campaign nor the corporate media have adequately described how a number of countries around ...
UN Report: The Looming Smash-Up of the World's Economy
garynorth.com - 9/22/2016 11:56:56 PM
and much of this may have to written off unless there is a world policy revolution. "If the global economy were to slow down more sharply, a significant share of developing-country debt incurred since 2008 could become unpayable and exert considerable ...
IMF says Mozambique president to cooperate on debt audit
Reuters - 9/15/2016 10:43:30 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - The president of Mozambique on Thursday pledged to work with the International Monetary Fund on the terms of an international audit of its public debt ... the southeast African country, one of the world's poorest, insisting ...
External debt at 139B
Kuensel Online - 9/23/2016 10:34:01 AM
As for the convertible currency loan, as of March, the country owes Nu 12.4B or USD 183M to the World Bank and Nu 16.5B (USD 251M) to the Asian Development Bank. The remaining convertible currency public debt was availed from IFAD, governments of Austria ...
Is Corporate Debt a Ticking Time Bomb in Latin America?
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 9/23/2016 4:53:25 PM
The emerging market world has become a lot more expensive ... If the market finances excesses in fiscal expenditures through public debt without correctly evaluating the risks that are facing countries – as has already happened in the past – then ...
How much debt did each president leave for the country?
Washington Examiner - 9/13/2016 12:26:06 PM
As we observe President's Day, let's take a look at how much debt each President left the country. President Franklin Roosevelt, who presided over most of World War II ... Also from the Washington Examiner Congressman plugs his Facebook page during ...
UN warns over global fallout from debt crisis in poor countries
timefortruth.eu - 9/24/2016 11:22:57 AM
The annual report from the UN conference on trade and development (Unctad) said the benefits of the debt relief provided to some of the world’s poorest countries as a result of the mass public campaigns of the late-90s and early 2000s were “fast ...
The World's 5 Most Debt-Ridden Countries
The Motley Fool - 5/18/2013 6:10:38 PM
Portugal's government recently proposed a new stimulus program, but while that could help the country's lagging businesses, it won't help bring down its skyrocketing debt. With more public-sector ... top-50 economy in the world. While nations such as ...
The Countries With the Highest Public Debt; Greece in Second Place
Greek Reporter Greece - 4/5/2016 3:15:34 PM
... health and risks of countries around the world, surprising data comes up regarding the level of gross government debt as a percentage of GDP. Here are the top 10 countries with the highest public debt: 1) Japan, 243.2% Japan’s economy is growing ...
World Bank Supports Ghana To Strengthen Debt And Public Investment Management
Modern Ghana - 8/31/2016 10:25:30 AM
The project which complements a series of Development Policy operations is to support reforms in debt management, public investment management ... cost with prudent levels of risk,” said World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Henry Kerali.
Spain's public debt stands at 1.243 trillion U.S. dollars in Q2
english.sina.com - 9/15/2016 9:56:23 PM
15 (Xinhua) -- Spain's public debt stood at 1.106 trillion euros (1.243 trillion U.S. dollars) in the second quarter of the year， according to the data published by the Bank of Spain on Thursday. The figure represented 100.5 percent of the country's ...
The 20 countries with the most public debt
MSN - 5/7/2016 11:55:57 PM
So with the referendum looming, we take a look at the countries around the world that ... to tackle the massive debt. The figures, taken from a 2015 report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), show countries with the highest public debt as a ...