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
IMF and World Bank urged to relief ebola countries of debt
Spy Ghana - 12/16/2014 12:29:56 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank have been urged to provide urgent debt relief to the three Ebola-hit countries – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – which are due to spend $100 million by the end of this year on external debt repayment.
Sierra Leone News: Debt relief urged for Ebola-affected countries
Awoko - 12/16/2014 8:51:01 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank have been urged to provide urgent debt relief to the three Ebola-hit countries Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone which are due to spend $100 million by the end of this year on external debt repayment.
Dubai World can repay 2015 debt in full: US bank
Construction Week Online - 12/25/2014 7:25:46 AM
RELATED ARTICLES: Dubai World ... terms of the debt restructuring presented at a meeting in London, sources with direct knowledge of the talks said. Saliba said direct impact of low oil prices will be more muted in UAE than in other GCC countries - thanks ...
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.
Philippines' foreign debt more manageable at end-September
interaksyon.com - 12/19/2014 1:59:26 PM
At least half of the country's external debt is denominated in US dollars, with 18 percent in Japanese yen. The remaining amount is denominated in 18 other currencies, not to mention multi-currency loans from the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank.
Oil Shakes Venezuelan Debt to Its Foundations
Wall Street Journal - 12/22/2014 2:57:19 AM
A slide in oil prices is hitting Venezuela hard, raising questions among investors about the South American country’s ability to pay its debts and heightening concerns about the health of developing economies around the world. Venezuelan debt was widely ...
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 ...
Uganda is debt sustainable, says finance ministry
New Vision - 12/18/2014 6:15:20 AM
The World Bank, however, remains the leading institutional ... The Uganda Debt Network (UDN) has recently pointed out that previously attention was more focused on external debt, but the country should be concerned about the increasing trends of domestic ...
A developing world of debt
theguardian.com - 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.
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 ...
Armenia's foreign debt to hit $5 billion
Azer News - 12/12/2014 1:24:47 PM
Armenia's external debt ... in the post Soviet country based on the ratings by the influential financial forecasters Moody's and Fitch. MP Nikol Pashinyan had earlier likened Armenia to a peasant while commenting on the foreign debt rate, saying: "Armenia ...
The 20 countries with the most debt
The Vancouver Sun - 8/2/2011 11:57:56 PM
we take a look at the countries that are most in debt, calculated by the World Bank's data on gross external debt as a percentage of the GDP. The top ranking nations may surprise you.
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 ...
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 ...
The world's top 25 debt-ridden nations
Rediff India Abroad - 2/15/2011 11:56:45 PM
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?