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, 2012See also: Debt - external map
External debt up at $440 bn pumped by NRI deposits
Sify - 8/29/2014 11:47:24 AM
India's key debt indicators compare well with other indebted developing countries. According to the World Bank's International Debt Statistics, 2014, India's position in 2012 was third in terms of absolute external debt stock, after China and Brazil.
India's external debt $ 440 billion, up 7.6% over last year
Hindustan Times - 8/30/2014 1:12:07 PM
When compared with twenty most indebted developing countries from around the world, in the terms of absolute external debt in 2012, India takes the third position behind China and Brazil. While compared in terms of external debt to gross national income ...
Nigeria climbing another debt cliff
Vanguard - 8/24/2014 10:23:16 PM
In other parts of the world, countries borrow to improve their capital ... The rising debt profile of the country is made up of external debt stock of N1.46 trillion ($9.377billion) and Federal Government domestic debt of N7.421 trillion ($47.653billion).
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/28/2009 2:36:13 PM
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.
Back To The Debt Trap?
Leadership - 9/1/2014 12:23:48 AM
Our domestic debt stock, he said, stood at N8.9 trillion while its external component was valued at ... should know that heavy indebtedness is a signal to the world financial community that the country is an investment risk. It means we are unwilling ...
Assessing Debt Levels in Poorer Countries
International Monetary Fund - 3/28/2012 7:57:26 PM
Under the framework, the IMF and World Bank produce a joint debt sustainability analysis (DSA) for all low-income countries, generally on an annual basis. Each DSA yields a rating denoting the risk of external public debt distress. Since introduction of ...
Swap scheme added $31.2 bn to India's external debt: RBI
Domain-b - 8/30/2014 7:28:31 AM
External debt of the country continues to be dominated by the long-term borrowings. A cross-country comparison based on `International Debt Statistics 2014' of the World Bank, which is based on the debt data for 2012, shows that India continues to be among ...
A developing world of debt
theguardian.com - 5/16/2012 10:16:46 AM
Years after debt campaigners succeeded in persuading the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and G8 to abolish debts worth billions of dollars owed by developing countries, figures show total external debts are once again on the increase.
The 20 countries with the most debt
Canada - 8/2/2011 11:57:56 PM
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Hispanic Business - 8/25/2014 9:36:08 AM
The Debt Management Office (DMO), has disclosed that the country's domestic debt stood at N8.9 trillion while the external debt stock was $9.3 billion ... ratio of 12.5 per cent against the 25 per cent world standard. Speaking on the recourse to borrowing ...
U.S. Tops List of Countries with the Largest External Debt
Seeking Alpha - 6/21/2009 2:53:12 PM
... 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 ...
The cancellation of German debt in 1953 versus the attitude to the Third World and Greece
International Viewpoint - 8/25/2014 11:55:08 PM
Currency in which the external debt had to be paid Germany was allowed to use its national currency. No third world country can do the same except in exceptional cases for ludicrously small sums. All major indebted countries must use strong currencies ...
The world's top 25 debt-ridden nations
Rediff India Abroad - 2/16/2011 4:07:17 AM
This ratio helps determine if the country is in a position to repay its debt or is there likelihood that it may default. For the record, the total external debt in the world stands at close to $60 trillion. So which are the world's most indebted nations?
Public debt rises to 57 per cent of GDP
Business Daily Africa - 8/24/2014 4:18:11 PM
Public debt jumped nearly half a trillion to Sh2.3 trillion, the equivalent of over half the country’s output ... READ: IMF, World Bank raise the red flag over Kenya’s debt The Treasury’s target has been to cap external borrowing at 30 per cent ...
United Nations Small Islands Conference Fails to Address Major Debt and Tax Crisis
Boston Indymedia - 9/2/2014 7:27:57 PM
As the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) continues in Samoa, the agreed upon final outcome statement fails to address the major debt and tax crises facing many of the attending countries. According to the World Bank ...