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
The Economics Of Resolving The Global Debt Crisis
Seeking Alpha - 4/29/2016 4:55:57 PM
The global debt crisis continues to challenge policy makers in many countries, but especially those in China, Japan, Spain, Italy, France, Ireland, Singapore, Belgium, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal, the UK, and of course the US. Some of these countries (e.g ...
Southern Africa Officials Participate in IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Regional Seminar for Low-Income Countries
International Monetary Fund - 4/21/2016 11:03:21 PM
IMF and Bank experts presented and discussed with seminar participants the IMF-World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework (DSF) for Low-Income Countries (LICs). The DSF is a standardized framework for conducting public and external debt sustainability ...
Vijay Mallya, 'King Of Good Times,' dethroned by debt
Economic Times - 4/30/2016 12:15:35 PM
On Thursday, Foreign Ministry said it would ask Britain — where ... as one of the worst examples from a corporate borrowing binge that has mired the country in bad debt. Economists and government officials say heavy corporate debt and bad bank loans ...
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.
BRIEF-S&P rates Republic of Guatemala's $700 mln Global Bond 'BB'
Reuters - 4/29/2016 10:18:04 PM
Republic of Guatemala's US$700 million global bond rated 'BB' * Long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating on Guatemala remains 'BB' with a stable outlook * Ratings on Guatemala reflect its moderate fiscal and external deficits, low debt levels to ...
China rejects Hong Kong port call by U.S. aircraft carrier
USA Today - 4/30/2016 1:45:39 AM
It was not immediately known what prompted the Chinese action, but it comes amid growing tension between the two countries over Beijing's moves ... based South China Morning Post quoted China’s Foreign Ministry as saying that port calls by U.S. warships ...
World Bank Urges Bangladesh To Focus On Sustainable Growth
Realtime Business News - 4/30/2016 6:03:21 AM
The World Bank said Bangladesh needs to focus on a growth agenda centered on sustainable and inclusive growth. In a report released Friday, the lender said the economy remained strong and resilient despite external ... But the country needs substantial ...
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.
OPEC Builds Confidence In Global Oil Markets
Forbes - 4/29/2016 11:58:17 PM
As we closed out the first quarter of 2016, a production freeze proposed by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) created some optimism about achieving balance in the global oil markets ... and $3 billion in debt.
U.S. places 5 countries on trade monitoring list
Salt Lake Tribune - 4/29/2016 7:47:45 PM
Washington • The Treasury Department has placed five countries — China, Japan, Germany, South Korea and Taiwan — on a new monitoring list designed to pressure foreign governments ... must win approval of the World Trade Organization.
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 ...
The world according to Trump: Charles Krauthammer
OregonLive - 4/29/2016 3:58:41 PM
WASHINGTON -- Foreign policy does not determine American elections. Indeed, of all Western countries, we are the least interested ... sides by weak neighbors and on the other two by fish. Two world wars, nuclear missiles and international terrorism have ...
Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
Foreign exchange reserves are held and managed by the RBI. Some countries ... with global central banks and the Bank for International Settlements, deposits of international commercial banks, sovereign bonds or sovereign guaranteed debt which has a ...
Inversions Drive Foreign Direct Investment to Post-Crisis Peak – OECD
The Wall Street Journal - 4/29/2016 4:48:47 PM
Inbound and incoming foreign direct investments jumped ... through mergers with firms housed in low-tax countries overseas, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Global FDI grew 25% in 2015 from a year earlier to $1.73 ...