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
Public debt exposes country to a higher risk of an external shock A 30% devaluation would increase the debt by 10% of GDP
Diario Libre - 9/17/2014 2:59:37 PM
"there would be a marked upward tendency of the public debt," explains a report from the World Bank. In addition, as a result of the rate of external indebtedness superior to the internal rate, which has been observed since 2008, the country has become ...
Lagos, debt and development
The Nation - 9/13/2014 4:34:26 AM
Of course, the country’s external debt stock has been steadily mounting again ... For instance, in addition to an initial sum of $95 million, the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank has approved another tranche of $42 million loan deal ...
Countries Overloaded With Debt
CNBC - 10/27/2009 11:55:45 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.
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.
On Lagos debt profile
Businessday - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
Lagos state government has never kept the public in the dark about its debt status. Also, the Federal Government, FG, was aware of the state’s decision to take the bond and approved of it. Statutorily, no state in the country can obtain external loans ...
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 ...
$1 bn debt: Lagos has healthy profile —Govt
Vanguard - 9/8/2014 1:22:55 PM
Lagos State Government, yesterday, insisted it maintained healthy debt profile with sustainable ratios both from the country’s Fiscal Responsibility Act perspective as well as World Bank prescriptions ... s sub national external debt (debt owed by ...
Venezuela: CDS climb while breast implants fade
Financial Times - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
One could say that a clear sign that Venezuela – a country where ... to continue meeting its external obligations. Yes, liquidity pressures are rising, but solvency risks are low, supported by sustained oil revenues, moderate debt levels relative to ...
Economy of Azerbaijan: increase in external debt, reduction of production and export of oil and gas
Panorama - 9/18/2014 2:22:38 PM
WikiLeaks has released previously unseen copies of weaponized German surveillance malware, used by intelligence agencies around the world to spy ... each inhabitant of the country there is 523.44 manat (667 dollars) of external debt. Earlier this year ...
MDG Gap Task Force Report 2014 launched
UN News Centre - 9/18/2014 4:52:58 PM
External debt of developing countries as a whole measured only ... which will require more relief for the world’s poorest countries. Also some countries were excluded from debt relief, and debt levels in many small States are very high and give ...
Nigeria: World Bank - Nigeria, Others Record U.S.$4.9 Trillion External Debt
AllAfrica - 12/28/2012 8:04:45 AM
The combined external debt stock for Nigeria and other developing countries increased by $464 billion to $4.9 trillion at the end of 2011, a report by the World Bank has shown. The report also revealed that net external debt inflow to developing countries ...
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 ...
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 ... debt statistics are a vital input for experts working to improve the management of capital flows around the world ...
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.
Lagos owes $1bn of states’ $3bn external debts
Punch - 9/5/2014 6:31:18 AM
The Lagos State Government owes 33.86 per cent of the country’s total sub-national external debts (debts owed by state governments), investigation has shown. Statistics obtained from the website of the Debt Management ... the World Bank in particular ...