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
S.Korea external debt edges up in Q3
Reuters - 11/29/2016 9:57:31 AM
SEOUL Nov 30 South Korea's short-term external debt edged up over the past quarter, central bank data showed on Wednesday, highlighting the country's vulnerability to global market volatility. Short-term external debt rose to $111.8 billion by end ...
Understanding Nigeria’s Debt Management Strategy
This Day Live - 12/5/2016 3:09:32 AM
This was sequel to the country’s experience with unsustainable external debt and crisis which developed before the ... foreign currency loan exposure of the multilaterals, such as the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB).
Countries With The Best External Debt To GNI Ratios
worldatlas.com - 8/1/2016 11:54:11 PM
Countries With Low External Debt Relative to Gross National Income According to the IMF and the World Bank, external debt sustainability depends on a country’s ability to “bring the net present value (NPV) of external public debt down to around 150 per ...
U.S. Tops List of Countries with the Largest External Debt
Seeking Alpha - 6/21/2009 10:56:59 AM
The World Bank maintains the database of Gross External Debt Positions of countries.The top five countries with the largest external debt are as follows: The USA is the biggest debtor country with a total of $13.6 Trillion at the end of 2008. On a year ...
These countries are saddled with the most debt per person, in one chart
Market Watch - 11/23/2016 3:45:14 AM
... also triggers some of the touchiest political debates the world over. We often talk about government debt as a percentage of GDP to try to understand the vulnerability of any given country’s financial house-of-cards. U.S. debt ran at over 104% of ...
Which countries have no external debt?
www.quora.com - 9/20/2015 11:56:43 PM
Norway is an interesting country in this regard. They have the largest capital reserve per capita in the world, which is primarily held in the sovereign wealth fund created off the back of North Sea oil receipts. Norway does have external government debt ...
Global Development Finance 2011 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
The World Bank's Debtor Reporting System (DRS), from which the aggregates and country tables presented in this report are drawn, was established in 1951. The debt crisis of the 1980s brought increased attention to debt statistics and to the World debt ...
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 debt tables 1990-91 : external debt of developing countries - supplement (English)
documents.worldbank.org - 8/30/1991 11:55:15 PM
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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 ...
The Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries
International Monetary Fund - 9/29/2016 11:55:47 PM
Low-income countries (LICs) have often struggled with large external debts. Debt burdens have been reduced, thanks in large part to international debt relief initiatives. The IMF and the World Bank have developed a framework to help guide countries and ...
Variables in benchmark for public debt sustainability
Dawn - 12/5/2016 1:43:38 AM
And on foreign debt servicing the paper says: ‘Although the country has sufficient foreign exchange at hands to make up for scheduled repayments for the next five years, risks linger. Pakistan must generate surpluses in the external account in order to ...
External debt, bankruptcy and Pakistan
Pakistan Today - 5/17/2014 2:12:13 PM
Pakistan is fast turning into a bankrupt country – that is if it has ... a depressed economy and a depreciated currency, this external debt is likely to take Pakistan towards a financial crisis. Figure 1 Source: World Bank. These figures are in inflation ...
How the Developing World Escaped the Debt Trap
Bloomberg - 3/3/2013 8:45:11 PM
two thirds of countries still had external debt-to-GDP ratios above 50 percent. The last decade brought dramatic change. By 2011, suggests the World Bank, the average external debt-to-GDP ratio fell to 42 percent and less than one in three developing ...
Global Development Finance 2012: External Debt of Developing Countries
econpapers.repec.org - 11/25/2016 11:59:46 PM
No 2392 in World Bank Publications from The World Bank Abstract: 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 ...