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
India’s end-Dec external debt at $461.9bn
Business Recorder - 3/31/2015 1:24:22 PM
India's external debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio stood at 23.2 percent as of end-December, compared with 23.7 percent as of end-March 2014. The country's short-term debt fell 6.7 percent from March-end 2014 to $85.6 billion as of December-end ...
Hungary among countries most vulnerable to external shocks
Portfolio - 3/30/2015 7:56:16 AM
It's because while Hungary's current account and fiscal positions are rather good, the country remains neck-deep in debt and experience shows that this factor is key when an external shock ... no new crisis shocks the world.
Opinion: Crisis Resolution and International Debt Workout Mechanisms
Inter Press Service - 3/30/2015 8:39:13 AM
An external financial crisis often involves interruption of a country’s access ... to the United Nations in debt and finance on the grounds that it lacks competence on such matters, which mainly belong to the IMF and the World Bank.
Mzee has sold our country to China
The Observer - 4/1/2015 12:33:04 PM
When you add up external and domestic debt, out exposure is nearly $10bn. And this is before you add up the new expensive Chinese loans – the main subject of this column. I have previously informed you, dear reader, that a country is not supposed to ...
WORLD: Stronger US dollar hurts countries with large external financing needs
Financial Mirror - 3/24/2015 10:19:23 AM
And countries with large pending external debt payments such as Turkey, Malaysia and Chile are exposed to marked exchange rate depreciation because it increases the cost of servicing foreign currency debt and, potentially, local currency external debt.
Kenya's Debt to China Hits Sh101 Billion As External Loans Pile
AllAfrica - 3/28/2015 7:18:41 PM
The country's total external debt rose to Sh1.17 trillion by end of December, including Sh40 billion to State corporations guaranteed by the national government. The World Bank's International Development Association is Kenya's largest multilateral lender ...
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.
Fitch Affirms China at 'A+' With Stable Outlook
Reuters - 3/31/2015 8:59:30 AM
The country has run an annual current account surplus since 1994. The liquidity ratio is projected at 509% in 2015, well above the 'A' median of 104% and the 'AA' median of 155%. Fitch does not yet view the rise in private sector external debt and greater ...
We’re Frighteningly in the Dark About Student Debt MAR 20
New York Times - 3/28/2015 11:57:51 PM
In traditional economic theory, the benefits of reducing emissions take the form of an “externality,” meaning they are external to the local ... from reducing emissions for each country or region in the world today. A climate club may start with ...
Getting control of national debt
Grand Valley Lanthorn - 3/26/2015 2:03:06 AM
External debt is the money borrowed from foreign sources such as ... I think the United States of America still has one of the strongest economies in the world. The country’s deficits or debt are caused by the recession and slow recovery.
Kenya owes China billions
cnbcafrica.com - 3/31/2015 3:11:44 PM
As the country’s growing national debt levels continues to rise the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) notes that the country’s external debt to GDP remains sustainable and the success of Kenya’s inaugural Eurobond which was heavily subscribed has ...
Firm That Called Russia’s Bond Rally Predicts More Gains to Come
Bloomberg - 4/1/2015 11:42:58 AM
“There is still value in Russian assets, both local and external, but not nearly as much as before ... data compiled by Bloomberg show. The country’s local debt has climbed 7 percent in March, the biggest monthly increase since at least 2005 ...
India's foreign debt at December-end rose to $461.9 bn
Daijiworld - 3/31/2015 4:44:48 PM
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS): India's external debt at the end of December 2014 stood at $461.9 billion -- a 3.5 percent or $15.5 billion rise from what it was in end of March 2014, government data showed on Tuesday. The country's external debt-to-gross ...
Default Threat Haunts Ukrainian Corporate Debt Investors
Wall Street Journal - 3/25/2015 11:54:15 PM
Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko’s tour of Europe this week has done little to placate fears that the country is hurtling toward a ... Ukrainian companies have just over $10 billion of external debt outstanding, the bulk of which is junk ...
Why the Brazilian Government’s Debt Has Surged over the Years
Yahoo Finance - 3/25/2015 3:04:32 PM
So Brazil’s external debt led to the country’s higher percentage of external debt to ... While developed markets (EFA) in general have some of the world’s highest debt-to-GDP ratios, it’s normal for these economies’ debt-to-GDP ratios to be ...