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 ...
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.
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.
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 stocks tumble as Britain votes for EU exit
Reuters - 6/24/2016 8:43:01 PM
The traditional safe-harbor assets of top-rated government debt ... world." Stocks on Wall Street traded down more than 3 percent, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 655 points, its worst daily drop in 10 months. MSCI's all-country ...
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 ...
The Ivy Global Growth Fund’s Portfolio Moves in YTD 2016
Market Realist - 6/25/2016 1:07:53 AM
40% of the fund’s assets would be invested in stocks of foreign issuers. At any time, the fund aims to remain invested in at least three countries and would hold 50 to 70 stocks. Bottom-up stock selection is followed by top-down global economic analysis.
World Bank Releases International Debt Statistics 2013
The World Bank - 12/20/2012 3:59:32 PM
WASHINGTON, December 20, 2012 – Net external debt inflows and aggregate net capital inflows (debt and equity) to developing countries fell in 2011 ... the management of capital flows around the world and having the data open to all is a welcome ...
Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
In the past, during the Bretton Woods system — an international monetary system formed after the second world war, foreign exchange reserves were used by countries through their ... bonds or sovereign guaranteed debt which has a residual maturity not ...
Global Development Finance 2012 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 10/1/2015 11:57:59 PM
The data and analysis presented in this edition of global development finance are based on actual flows and debt related transactions for 2010 reported to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System (DRS) by 129 developing countries. The reports confirm that in ...
Brexit: How World Leaders Have Reacted
Sky News HD - 6/24/2016 1:40:41 PM
Reaction to the result is coming in from countries around the world. German Chancellor Merkel expresses ... and the United Kingdom’s membership in NATO remains a vital cornerstone of U.S. foreign, security, and economic policy." The country's foreign ...
Will London stay world's finance capital? Don't bank on it
Times of India - 6/25/2016 6:30:00 AM
These are banks that are based in London to serve the European markets as the UK's membership of the EU provided them with unlimited access to all countries in Europe. London is also the world's largest ... encourages foreign direct investments and ...
Obama Seeks to Calm US, Global Fears After Brexit Shock
Voice of America - 6/25/2016 6:58:38 AM
"People want to take their country back and they want ... immigration and foreign policies that put our citizens first. They will have the chance to reject today’s rule by the global elite, and to embrace real change that delivers a government of ...
Eurozone debt web: Who owes what to whom?
BBC - 11/18/2011 9:18:14 AM
The circle below shows the gross external, or foreign, debt of some of the main players in the eurozone as well as other big world economies. The arrows show how much money is owed by each country to banks in other nations. The arrows point from the debtor ...