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
What One Man Learned From Traveling To Every Country in the World
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2016 11:55:28 AM
I think I'd first say that visiting every country changed me personally. I'm a lifelong introvert, which isn't a weakness at all, but before I started traveling I was also frequently afraid and insecure. The more I experienced as I went around the world ...
Axis Bank Hits Global Debt Market With $500-Million Bonds: Report
NDTV - 5/23/2016 6:22:01 PM
Mumbai: Axis Bank, the country's third largest private ... Green bonds are like any other debt instrument, but the funds raised are used exclusively for renewable energy projects. Global green bonds markets are worth around $23 billion now, while the ...
The Crippling Burden of Mounting Foreign Debt Servicing Costs
Inter Press Service - 5/16/2016 11:35:08 AM
They are a severe strain on the public finances and external reserves of the country. The current balance ... for 2015 has warned of the increasing debt servicing costs: “With the expected gradual increase in global interest rates and financing ...
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.
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.
Obama lifts arms ban to Vietnam during visit to communist country
New York Daily News - 5/23/2016 6:47:40 AM
Obama is seeking to strike a balance with Vietnam, which he called a vital country in one of the world's most vital regions, amid Chinese efforts to strengthen claims to disputed territory in the South China Sea, one of the world's most important waterways.
The Hidden Social Security Bombshell in Donald Trump's Debt Proposal
The Motley Fool - 5/22/2016 9:00:41 PM
In effect, Trump's proposal suggests that he would attempt to use the inverse relationship between bond yields and bond prices to repurchase U.S. debt held by foreign countries at a discount ... and in markets around the world that look to the U.S. as ...
The world economy is running on monetary fumes
The Business Insider - 5/21/2016 6:10:04 PM
As our new Council on Foreign Relations Global Monetary Policy Tracker shows, a record 23 countries — accounting for a quarter ... To limit such losses, the ECB will only buy debt with a yield above its deposit facility rate, which currently stands ...
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 ...
How Ultra Low Interest Rates Will Cause The Next Global Recession
Forbes - 5/22/2016 4:00:02 PM
as debt payments chip away at spending, setting the global economy into a vicious cycle whereby slow growth in one group of countries spreads to the rest of the world through international trade. That’s why this time around the global economy may be ...
IMF said Greece needs 'unconditional' debt relief from EU creditors
bangkokpost.com - 5/23/2016 10:39:43 PM
WASHINGTON - A new IMF report on Greece's financial situation said the country needs unconditional debt relief from European Union creditors to be able to rebuild its financial strength. The International Monetary Fund's debt sustainability analysis ...
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.
Global Development Finance 2012 : External Debt of Developing Countries
openknowledge.worldbank.org - 4/9/2016 11:53:22 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 ...
Armenia’s state debt still minimal, official says
PanARMENIAN Network - 5/23/2016 9:39:28 AM
Addressing the National Assembly Standing Committees' meeting on Monday, May 23, the official elaborated on the external ... debt burden is estimated according to internationally accepted criteria which suggest that Armenia continues being a country ...
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 ...