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
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 ...
EM Debt: The Next Big Short!
Seeking Alpha - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
Years of cheap money in G7 countries have left investors flush with ... it is undeniable that governments and corporations around the world have taken on huge amounts of debt denominated in a foreign currency. For this analysis we look at bonds where ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
World’s Worst Currency Slump Gleaning Rewards for Nigeria
Bloomberg - 8/23/2016 6:45:56 AM
More than two months after Nigeria allowed its currency to devalue, the country is starting to reap some ... Roehmeyer’s funds have doubled their holdings of naira debt, albeit in the form of bonds issued by the World Bank’s International Finance ...
Mexico Debt Outlook Negative, S&P Says
Barron's - 8/23/2016 5:51:39 PM
S&P Global lowered ... either the government’s debt or interest burden deteriorates beyond our current expectations, raising the vulnerability of Mexico’s public finances to adverse shocks. We are affirming our BBB+/A-2 foreign currency and A/A-1 ...
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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10 Countries With HUGE Foreign Debt Bills (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post - 3/18/2010 5:08:08 AM
Using second-quarter data collected by the World Bank, we listed the ten countries with the most total foreign debt. And while all ten owe vast sums of money to foreign entities, total debt isn't the whole story. Comparing total external debt to GDP is ...
China Sets Sights on New Global Export: Nuclear Energy
ABC News - 8/24/2016 6:23:16 AM
They face political hurdles, safety concerns and uncertain global demand following Japan's Fukushima disaster. China's government-run nuclear industry is based on foreign technology ... regulations that differ from country to country and competition ...
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 ...
Debt Relief Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative
International Monetary Fund - 4/7/2016 11:55:45 PM
The joint IMF–World Bank ... levels the external debt burdens of the most heavily indebted poor countries. In 1999, a comprehensive review of the Initiative allowed the Fund to provide faster, deeper, and broader debt relief and strengthened the links ...
The world's top 25 debt-ridden nations
Rediff India Abroad - 2/16/2011 9:36:34 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?