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
Zimbabwe Clears 16yr IMF Debt
footprint2africa.com - 10/22/2016 6:24:53 AM
Zimbabwe is in arrears on most of its external official debt. Last year at the annual IMF and World Bank meetings in Lima, Zimbabwe and its preferred creditors came to a consensus that the country had to clear its $1.8bn arrears for re-engageme
Countries With The Best External Debt To GNI Ratios
worldatlas.com - 8/1/2016 11:54:11 PM
Countries With Low External Debt Relative to Gross National Income According to the IMF and the World Bank, external debt sustainability depends on a country’s ability to “bring the net present value (NPV) of external public debt down to around 150 per ...
Ignoring the Debt Problem
New York Times - 10/22/2016 2:50:08 AM
Insults, invective and pandering have been poor substitutes for serious debate about the direction in which this country ... debt at about 75 percent of the gross domestic product, a ratio not seen since 1950, after the budget ballooned during World ...
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 ...
Clinton has the mettle to face foreign policy threats
CNN - 10/21/2016 11:36:51 PM
The Philippines, for decades a country with which ... actions at home have shocked the world, and his language -- including telling President Barack Obama to "go to hell" -- have left many appalled. But it's Duterte's foreign policy that is becoming ...
Which ASEAN Country Owe The Most Debt To Foreign Governments?
The Malaysian Digest - 10/11/2016 8:53:56 AM
According to the Yahoo!News report, total external debt figures are derived from various calculations. "The total debt that a country owes to its foreign creditors is its ‘external debt’. "Those that the country owes money could be an external ...
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 ...
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 ...
No, the federal debt is not a crisis (yet)
The Seattle Times - 10/20/2016 10:37:47 AM
Wallace said, “Our national debt, as a share of the country’s GDP, is now 77 percent. That is the highest since just after World War II ... The deficit has been coming down for several years. Foreign nations don’t hold most of the federal debt ...
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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Saudi Arabia Launches $17.5 Billion Bond Sale to Global Investors
The Wall Street Journal - 10/20/2016 1:55:14 AM
a milestone in the giant oil producer’s efforts to diversify its economy and embrace global financial markets. The $17.5 billion sale, the largest-ever debt sale by a developing country, marks a crucial step for the kingdom as it undertakes an ambitious ...
FinMin releases consolidated status paper on government debt
thestatesman.com - 10/21/2016 7:47:48 PM
The 1999 World Footballer of the Year also gave the example of Japan, a country that has become an Asian powerhouse not so long ago. The limited external debt is entirely from official sources, providing safety from volatility in the international ...
Embarrassing America Before the World
rinf.com - 10/22/2016 6:24:53 AM
and the cause of good foreign policy, than has any other American presidential election within memory. One reason is the overall sordid image of American democracy in action that is being projected to people around the world, and to governments with an ...
WHY IT MATTERS: Debt
Idaho Statesman - 10/22/2016 6:24:53 AM
Most economists believe that rising debt, especially when measured against the size of the economy, is a serious threat to the long-term economic health of the country. Very low interest rates have made the nation's debt relatively easy to handle — for now.