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
Zimbabwe growth to weaken further in 2015 – IMF
nehandaradio.com - 4/23/2015 8:25:04 AM
Zimbabwe has an external debt of at least 10 billion U.S. dollars. According to the Global Economic Prospects for 2015, the World Bank classifies Zimbabwe as a fragile country and is listed in the same bracket as Chad, Eritrea, Myanmar and Somalia.
World Bank reiterates concern over unsustainable spending
Minivan News - 4/19/2015 2:13:25 PM
The World Bank meanwhile said the country’s risk of external debt distress has been reduced from high to moderate due to revised estimates of a lower current account deficit. However, overall public debt is high at 74.6 percent of GDP in 2014 ...
Huge debts await Buhari, in-coming govs… Details of debts owed by each state… What OKONJO-IWEALA says about this
Osun Defender - 4/18/2015 9:35:25 AM
According to external debt figures released by the DMO, Lagos State is the most indebted state in the country with a debt of $ ... which have not issued bonds are the least indebted. World Bank Consultant and Abia State Finance Commissioner, Dr Phillip ...
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.
FG’s external debt, States’ debt profile on the rise
Vanguard - 4/12/2015 11:54:23 PM
The external debt profile of states has shown that Lagos ... An Assessment of the Real and Informal Sectors, said the country’s overall debt profile, particularly those of the state governments, was scary. Though he did not provide specific details ...
World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings end with hope for Ebola affected countries
Sierra Express Media - 4/21/2015 2:58:10 AM
The Headquarters of the World Bank Group in Washington DC ... This assistance further comes on top of US$2.17 billion in debt relief during 2015-17. This debt cancellation will save the three countries about US$75 million annually in debt repayments.
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 ...
Investors Grow Wary of Emerging-Market Debt
Wall Street Journal - 4/19/2015 7:57:01 PM
But prices fell sharply late last year amid worries about companies’ ability to service the debt because of a surging dollar and slowing economies in the emerging world ... managing their external debt. “What’s at risk is not the country.…
Fitch Affirms Morocco at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable
Reuters - 4/24/2015 8:05:24 PM
The Country Ceiling has been ... transition and despite low external demand from the eurozone. Following a marked deterioration in the budget and current account deficits in 2012, government and net external debt have increased sharply, at levels above ...
World Bank urges Lebanon to make reforms
Lebanon Daily Star - 4/24/2015 5:20:45 PM
For instance, Lebanon slipped further in 2015 on the World ... public debt continued rising in 2014 but at a slower rate, reaching 145.7 percent of GDP by the end of last year compared to 143.1 percent at the end of 2013. When it comes to the external ...
Where the Argentine Debt Case Stands Now, and Why it Still Matters
Truth Out - 4/22/2015 1:48:23 PM
Allowing a U.S. court ruling to determine the process for international debt repayments sets a dangerous precedent, and exposes gray areas in international legal jurisdiction. In NML v Argentina, the world continues ... following the country's 2002 default ...
How Africa has ratcheted up its debt again
citywireglobal.com - 4/23/2015 8:53:42 AM
A decade after Nelson Mandela and international campaigns helped persuade world leaders to cancel ... Donge said many of these countries, encouraged by the economic situation, initially increased external debt without damaging their debt-to-GDP ratios ...
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 ...
IMF Reports Debt and Human Crises Drive Uneven Growth
Indy Bay - 4/15/2015 3:01:06 PM
It argues that such risks are greatest for countries with high debt levels and that emerging market countries must be prepared for external shocks ... The report is a follow-up to the IMF's semi-annual World Economic Outlook Report, which noted uneven ...
CEO of World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Turns to Africa for Profits
Bloomberg - 4/15/2015 10:03:27 PM
“There are several countries that are coming up,” Slyngstad said. “All of these investments are done by external managers ... is mandated to hold about 60 percent in stocks, 35 percent in debt and 5 percent in properties. Though the fund mostly ...