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
Kazakhstan’s external debt drops
Azer News - 7/6/2015 10:32:03 AM
... amount of foreign debt reduces, due to devalued foreign currencies. Kazakhstan created the best investment conditions in the Central Asian region, the experts estimate. The World Bank has recognized Kazakhstan as a country favorable for investment.
Here's why Greece can be your cheapest foreign holiday ever!
Daily Bhaskar - 7/6/2015 1:31:01 PM
The entire world is talking about the great Greek financial meltdown or the country's debt crisis, but what the world has not ... plastic money and still carry with stack of cash on our foreign holidays. In fact, when travelling as a family, each member ...
1953 vs. 2015 – A Tale of Two Debt Reliefs
The Wall Street Journal - 7/6/2015 12:55:13 PM
That amounted to around half of West Germany’s external ... s debt is expected to reach 129% of GDP by 2020, according to a document from the IMF. But U.S. and Europe were desperate not to make the same mistake that followed after World War I, where ...
Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias in Israel amid economic crisis
Times of India - 7/5/2015 4:52:38 PM
JERUSALEM: Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias arrived in Israel for ... days after becoming the first developed country to miss a debt payment to the International Monetary Fund.
PHL may sell $750-M global bonds in 2016
BusinessMirror. - 7/6/2015 1:16:42 PM
The Philippines may offer about $750 million of global bonds in 2016 while seeking to keep domestic ... “The government has cut foreign- debt component to 34 percent of the total, reducing our vulnerability to fluctuations in the foreign currency ...
Dawn - 7/6/2015 1:28:02 AM
The United Arab Emirates, the world’s ... to the country’s GDP from the current level of 11pc to 25pc by 2025. In order to reach that goal, the government is planning to support industrialisation along with stimulating foreign investment.
UN debt expert says Greece can’t take more austerity
Cyprus Mail - 7/6/2015 9:20:28 AM
Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, the UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt ... bank will follow global best practices in transparency and governance. Rights groups often criticise China for its “no-strings” loans to countries, especially in Africa, for ...
This surprising chart shows which countries own the most U.S. debt
Washington Post - 10/9/2013 11:55:15 PM
It's no secret that China is the world's largest foreign holder of U.S. debt ... that could significantly devalue their investment. This chart, of foreign debt-holders by country, really drives home why China is so preoccupied with our internal squabbles.
Germany should ‘remember history’ and cut Greek debt, leading economist says
Metro - 7/6/2015 11:43:38 AM
We need to remember this’. He added: ‘Germany is really the single best example of a country that, throughout its history, has never repaid its external debt. Neither after the First nor the Second World War. ‘However, it has frequently made other ...
Nine days in the Greek debt crisis
Yahoo News - 7/5/2015 10:57:42 PM
Athens (AFP) - Greek voters' defiant rejection Sunday of the terms of an international bailout capped a dramatic week for the country in its standoff with ... can withdraw money from banks however, and foreign tourists are not subjected to the limit.
Greece Debt Crisis: Voters Head to Polls on Referendum
NBC News - 7/5/2015 9:07:21 AM
The debt-wracked nation ... messages warning of the country's swiftly approaching financial collapse. Athens voter Nikolaos Papadopoulos said he cast a "yes" ballot. "I believe in a democracy, in a united Europe, in a world with a good economy.
The Latest: Germany: A 'no' win won't make debt talks easier
MYNorthwest.com - 7/5/2015 11:30:31 AM
Germany's foreign minister says a 'no' vote in ... the current program and beyond' and the second 'Preliminary debt sustainability analysis.'" 11:40 a.m. Greece's prime minister says the country's austerity referendum is sending the message that Greeks ...
Developing world's secret offshore wealth 'double external debt'
theguardian.com - 7/18/2012 11:56:51 PM
Tax Justice Network research shows an estimated $7.3tn-$9.3tn of offshore wealth is held by developing world residents – double their countries' $4tn external debt • Get the data • More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian Click ...
Greece debt crisis: British holidaymakers warned to take euros in cash amid financial uncertainty
Mirror - 7/6/2015 10:32:03 AM
Warning: Following yesterday's referendum, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have issued advice to tourists Holidaymakers planning on heading to Greece this summer are being warned to take euros in cash after the country was plunged into further ...
8 Days in the Greek Debt Crisis
NDTV - 7/5/2015 3:45:13 AM
Athens: Greece and the entire eurozone are in limbo as the country votes in a crucial referendum on bailout ... Pensioners without bank cards can withdraw money from banks however, and foreign tourists are not subjected to the limit. Monday, June 29 ...