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
CSOs: Foreign Aid Has Made African Countries More Debt-laden, Inflation Prone
This Day Live - 8/24/2016 11:55:32 PM
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) has lamented that the foreign aid culture has left many African countries more debt-laden, inflation prone and more vulnerable to the vagaries of the currency markets and more unattractive to higher ...
How African countries can break the cycle of debt dependency
mgafrica.com - 8/24/2016 2:44:21 PM
75% of the world’s ten poorest countries are in sub-Saharan Africa although ... up-scale the use of domestic debt that is market oriented to supplement external debt and development aid; use complementary financing such as private-public partnerships ...
Foreign debt reaches $323.8 billion as of June: BI
The Jakarta Post - 8/24/2016 2:41:22 AM
The Indonesian central bank has announced that as of June this year, the country’s external debt amounted to US$323.8 billion, growing 6.2 percent compared to the same period last year. Of the total, public sector external debt growth soared, while ...
Mongolia's Meltdown Won't Be Saved by a Mining Revival Yet
Bloomberg - 8/24/2016 8:20:47 PM
The commodity super-cycle that peaked in 2011 powered Mongolia to world-beating growth ... it has burned through much of its foreign currency reserves and the government has a crushing debt burden -- the country can mend things by improving the laws ...
Countries With The Most External Debt
worldatlas.com - 7/28/2016 11:58:55 PM
The external debt of Mexico equals $235,990,148,633. The beginning of Mexico’s extreme levels of debt began during the 60’s and 70’s when the country borrowed from international lenders to fund industrialization efforts. The world economy went into ...
What Poor Nations Need to Get By: Money From Migrants
New York Times - 8/24/2016 9:07:54 AM
according to the World Bank. For developing countries, the money sent home by native sons and daughters was more than three times as much as those countries received in foreign aid. The diaspora kicked in especially in the aftermath of natural disasters ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Three Ways To Profit From China's Rising Global Economic Influence
Forbes - 8/24/2016 4:53:12 PM
China is the world’s second largest creditor nation, just behind Japan. Moreover, China’s foreign-denominated debt makes up just under 5% of the country’s total debt, or around $1.5 trillion. Underpinned by a $3.2 trillion foreign reserves pile and a ...
Myanmar's foreign debt remains over 8 bln USD: official
China Economic Net - 8/17/2016 12:47:58 AM
the total foreign debt of the country amounted to 9.08 billion U.S. dollars as of March, 2015. That amount has been loaned during the period since 1988. Myanmar owed most of the debts with Paris Club members, including China, Japan, World Bank and Asian ...
Morrison ignores real debt elephant
macrobusiness.com.au - 8/25/2016 6:00:36 AM
While our debt is low by global standards, and our placements are well covered, this is no excuse to be complacent about debt. Our government debt to GDP is well below other AAA rated countries. However our net international investment position is the inverse.
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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