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
The most reputable countries in the world
USA Today - 6/23/2016 10:24:25 PM
The most reputable countries in the ... reputable countries in the world, based on more than 58,000 rankings, collected in the G8 countries, examining levels of trust, esteem, admiration and respect from both internal and external viewpoints.
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.
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 ...
Bankruptcy filing by Brazil's Oi rattles global supply chain
Reuters - 6/23/2016 10:17:16 PM
Its biggest outstanding debt to a foreign supplier appears to be 129 million reais due to Brazilian subsidiaries of Finland's Nokia, which in 2013 bought out partner Siemens AG in their network equipment venture. Nokia's receivables are more than twice the ...
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.
Global Stocks, Sterling Climb as Poll Indicates U.K. to Stay in EU
Fox Business - 6/23/2016 9:41:28 PM
Global share markets rallied while safe-haven debt wilted early in Asia on Friday as a poll of UK voters suggested the country would remain in the European Union, removing the latest threat to the future of the bloc and its single currency. Continue ...
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 ...
Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
In the past, during the Bretton Woods system — an international monetary system formed after the second world war, foreign exchange reserves were used by countries through their ... bonds or sovereign guaranteed debt which has a residual maturity not ...
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 ...
Lebanon: UN envoy calls for collective support from global community for country at risk of 'imploding'
New Kerala - 6/23/2016 2:43:18 AM
Noting that no country would be able to cope with all of the challenges Lebanon is currently facing at the same time, Lazzarini said that among the countrys challenges are: extremely high national debt ... is no country in the world which alone can ...
China says world nuke system will collapse if non-NPT India gets NSG berth
Hindustan Times - 6/24/2016 3:25:04 AM
(Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo) The world non-proliferation regime will ... in NSG – but it is not a challenge unique to the country, Wang Qun, Director General of the Department of Arms Control of the Foreign Ministry, said in an emailed statement.
UPDATE 1-Nigeria to favour external debt over domestic borrowing
Reuters - 6/15/2016 3:28:35 AM
Junior budget minister Zainab Ahmed said the debt strategy is aligned with the country's medium-term plan to move away from short-term loans and to shift government borrowing from the domestic market to cheaper external sources. In March, the debt office ...
Global Stocks Rally as U.K. Referendum Vote Begins — Energy Journal
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 6/23/2016 10:35:45 AM
Here’s your morning jolt of news, insight and analysis on the global energy business ... it could weigh on emerging markets with dollar-denominated debt and hinder the nascent recovery in commodity prices, tightening financial conditions just as ...
Eurozone debt web: Who owes what to whom?
BBC - 11/18/2011 9:18:14 AM
The circle below shows the gross external, or foreign, debt of some of the main players in the eurozone as well as other big world economies. The arrows show how much money is owed by each country to banks in other nations. The arrows point from the debtor ...
This surprising chart shows which countries own the most U.S. debt
Washington Post - 10/9/2013 11:55:15 PM
It's no secret that China is the world's largest foreign holder of U.S. debt ... that could significantly devalue their investment. This chart, of foreign debt-holders by country, really drives home why China is so preoccupied with our internal squabbles.