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
Growth in external private debt makes emerging economies vulnerable: Moody's
Net India 123 - 7/21/2016 9:05:17 AM
Total emerging and frontier market external debt -- defined as debt owed by residents of a country to non-residents -- has almost ... Moody's expects that global economic growth will remain sluggish for the medium term and commodity prices will stay ...
'India's External Debt Of $474 Billion Forms 16% Of APAC Borrowing'
NDTV - 7/21/2016 1:22:59 PM
Additionally, the country's external debt to GDP ratio has risen from 17 per cent in 2005 ... As per Moody's estimates, global economic growth would remain sluggish for the medium term, while commodity prices would stay low for several years going forward.
'India's external debt of $474 bn forms 16% of APAC borrowing'
Money Control - 7/21/2016 3:17:31 PM
Emerging markets are increasingly becoming vulnerable to global shocks after a decade-long build-up of debt, with the Asia Pacific region, including India, seeing the largest growth in external borrowings, says a report by Moody's.
Over Intransigence of Rich Countries, Developing Countries Win Mandate on Trade for Development
The Huffington Post - 7/22/2016 5:15:02 AM
In addition, developed countries worked to undermine UNCTAD's mandate on debt by demanding that it must involve the IMF and World Bank. Since these countries are the original source of much of the debt, as well as of many of the neoliberal policy ...
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/28/2009 10:40:00 AM
The first time this analysis was published on CNBC.com, it stirred angst from Ireland over the numbers, as the country was a significant outlier in the final data. A further breakdown of the country's external debt data, provided by the World Bank ...
“Drowning in External Debt.” Tunisia’s Economy Shows the Strain
Tunisia Live - 7/21/2016 1:30:08 PM
is emblematic of many of the difficulties the country is currently facing; namely, the high rates of unemployment, the decrease in economic growth and mounting external debt. During a special debate with journalist Borhene Bsaies broadcast on the national ...
Emerging economies become vulnerable as foreign debt rises
Live Mint - 7/21/2016 1:08:40 PM
Growing at a fast clip of 10.6% a year, the external debt of emerging economies has tripled over the last decade to $8.2 billion in 2015, said the global rating agency in a report on Thursday. Moody’s studied 83 emerging countries that included 17 Asian ...
Moody's: Rising emerging market debt increases risks; Middle East and Africa least vulnerable
CPI Financial - 7/21/2016 7:39:23 AM
Total emerging and frontier market external debt -- defined as debt owed by residents of a country to non-residents - has almost ... Moody's expects that global economic growth will remain sluggish for the medium term and commodity prices will stay low ...
Asia’s Oldest Railway Plans More Debt Than GDP of Some Nations
Bloomberg - 7/24/2016 11:42:11 PM
Indian Railways plans to rack up debt to help fund an unprecedented modernization plan ... to monetize through long-term leases and other commercial development." The world’s fourth-largest railroad aims to pour 8.6 trillion rupees into new tracks ...
Countries hit by terror may face more screening: Trump
Times of India - 7/24/2016 10:13:18 AM
WASHINGTON: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has asserted that countries like France that he says are ... For months Trump has called for a temporary ban on foreign Muslims seeking to enter the United States and criticized the Obama ...
Global Development Finance 2012 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 1/12/2016 11:57:31 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 ...
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.
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 ...
Emerging market debt triples since 2005, posing threat
Trade Arabia - 7/21/2016 4:04:38 AM
Developing countries have nearly tripled their external debt over the past decade ... around the globe have rushed in recent years to take advantage of rock-bottom global borrowing costs and investor hunger for yield. As a result, external debt jumped ...
Emerging market debt triples since 2005, posing threat, Moody's says
Reuters - 7/20/2016 10:53:50 AM
LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - Developing countries have nearly tripled their external debt over the past decade ... globe have rushed in recent years to take advantage of rock-bottom global borrowing costs and investor hunger for yield.