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
Argentine Economy: President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Says Argentina Is Only Country in the World to 'Reduce External Debt'
The Latin Post - 3/2/2015 10:59:48 AM
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner defended her economic policy in a speech, saying Argentina is the only country in the world to have reduced its national debt, the BBC reports. Fernandez's three-hour speech to Congress will be her last ...
Public Debt Management Agency will bring India's external and domestic debt under one roof: Jaitley
The Hindu - 2/28/2015 7:01:46 PM
which we have to bring at the “same level as our world class equity market”. “I intend to begin this process this year by setting up a Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) which will bring both India’s external borrowings and domestic debt under ...
Nigeria’s external debt to W’Bank, AfDB, others hit N1.63trn
The Sun - 2/24/2015 1:05:37 AM
Nigeria’s total external debt to the World Bank, the African Development Bank (AfDB ... This is a 7.7 per sent rise above the N10.4 trillion or level of the country’s total debt as at June 2014. External debt rose to N1.63 trillion or $9.7 billion ...
Day of high political drama as Bulgarian PM threatens resignation if 8BN euro debt vote fails
The Sofia Globe - 2/18/2015 2:12:59 PM
Voting by Bulgaria’s Parliament on ratification of the country incurring new external debt of eight billion euro over the next three years was postponed in the face of opposition to the government proposal, including from two parties backing the ...
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.
Zimbabwe appeals for AfDB aid to clear debt
nehandaradio.com - 2/23/2015 3:25:48 PM
Zimbabwe owes the World Bank 1 billion U.S. dollars ... Chinamasa said the huge external debt had become a major impediment to the country’s efforts to access concessionary borrowing from the multilateral lenders. “I have tried to appeal to the ...
Gold And Silver – Insanity Prevails; PMs Without Direction.
MARKET DAILY NEWS - 3/2/2015 7:20:53 PM
It seems those who think they know something about the NWO takeover, which is often very little, are of the mistaken belief that change will come about externally, from some outside force that may alter the NWO path to world [debt] enslavement.
The sword over Greece and Syriza
Live Mint - 3/2/2015 6:45:05 PM
And developing countries should think they are no longer ... open financial borders and a world awash with debt is crying out for more robust approaches to external debt management and debt crisis prevention.” Last September, the United Nations General ...
World economies : Romania
Dawn - 3/2/2015 2:24:24 AM
According to the National Statistical Institute, the country registered a growth of 1.2pc in 2014. However, growth is expected to slow down to 0.8-1pc this year, according to latest estimates of the finance ministry. The World Bank has lowered its 2015 ...
Europe's Woes and the World's Poor
The Huffington Post - 2/27/2015 6:02:42 AM
Or should that be done through a blast of public investment financed with yet more accumulation of debt? How should Greece be helped ... How those questions are answered will affect some of the world's richest countries -- the likes of France, Germany ...
Argentina’s Kirchner Defends Economic Policy
internationalpolicydigest.org - 3/2/2015 3:00:12 AM
President Fernandez suggested Argentina had been victorious in its struggle to reduce debt left from its 2001 economic crisis. “Argentina is the only country in the world that has reduced its external debt,” she said. “Never again will governments ...
Nigeria’s Debt Profile Hits N11.2trn In 2014
Leadership - 2/25/2015 4:46:20 AM
This is a 7.7 per cent rise above the N10.4 trillion or level of the country’s total debt as at June ... of N1.7 trillion or $10.9 billion. The total external debt of N1.63 trillion was owed to the World Bank, the African Development Bank (AfDB), Exim ...
Supporters rally for embattled Argentine president
Yahoo News - 3/1/2015 9:45:14 PM
"Argentina is the only country in the world that has reduced its external debt," she said. "Never again will governments have to take out debt to pay debt," she added. She said the "vultures" who bought defaulted Argentine bonds on the cheap and sued the ...
Germany's debt to Greece
Neos Kosmos - 2/26/2015 11:57:38 PM
The SYRIZA government claims Germany owes it around €162 billion ($A236 billion), half the ... for German external debt from the pre- and postwar era was agreed, while "considerations of claims arising out of the second world war" were "deferred until ...
Kenya’s debt burden may double
Daily Nation - 2/23/2015 11:54:02 PM
The World Bank last month warned that external debts ... Fund last month praised Kenya’s fiscal discipline, saying that the country had improved both its external and domestic debt positions. IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, however, warned that as the ...