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
Bangladesh, Kenya, Myanmar move up income ranks - World Bank | Reuters
Firstpost - 7/2/2015 11:15:35 PM
DHAKA The World Bank has upgraded Bangladesh, Kenya, Myanmar, and Tajikistan to its lower middle income classification from least developed countries (LDCs ... Argentina is in technical default on its external debt while Venezuela is in recession and ...
Bangladesh, Kenya, Myanmar move up income ranks - World Bank
Reuters - 7/2/2015 3:58:55 PM
In a statement released late on Thursday, the World Bank said Gross National Income per capita (GNI) was continuing to improve in these countries ... that Argentina is in technical default on its external debt while Venezuela is in recession and at ...
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.
Developing world's secret offshore wealth 'double external debt'
theguardian.com - 7/18/2012 11:56:51 PM
Tax Justice Network research shows an estimated $7.3tn-$9.3tn of offshore wealth is held by developing world residents – double their countries' $4tn external debt • Get the data • More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian Click ...
Foreign visitors shield Greek islands from debt crisis
Gulf News - 7/2/2015 5:03:21 PM
Mykonos, Greece: Greeks living on popular holiday destination, Mykonos, feel the island’s cash spending foreign visitors are buffering ... Greece’s tourism industry, much needed in the country’s debt ridden economy, contributed around €45 billion ...
Greece needs debt relief
Castanet - 7/2/2015 3:23:08 PM
3 p.m. Germany's foreign minister says the European ... 12:36 p.m. Working out a strategy for Greece's debt burden, which stands at around 180 per cent of the country's annual GDP, is becoming a key discussion point ahead of Sunday's referendum on creditor ...
India in talks with ADB, World Bank for $2 bn loan for PGCIL
Live Mint - 7/2/2015 7:47:59 PM
The World Bank and the Asian Development Bank ... Equity Research wrote in a 3 June report. PGCIL has debt of Rs.95,000 crore on its books, of which Rs.26,000 crore is in the form of external commercial borrowings. The transmission utility has an asset ...
The Latest: IMF: Greece needs debt relief and $56 billion
Yahoo Finance - 7/2/2015 3:08:49 PM
3 p.m. Germany's foreign minister says the European ... 12:36 p.m. Working out a strategy for Greece's debt burden, which stands at around 180 percent of the country's annual GDP, is becoming a key discussion point ahead of Sunday's referendum on creditor ...
The Latest: Greece: IMF report justifies Greek govt stance on debt: it’s not sustainable
Medicine Hat News - 7/2/2015 6:14:56 PM
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ government has long argued that any new deal with Greece’s creditors would have to address the country’s debt by including some form ... 3 p.m. Germany’s foreign minister says the European Union’s hands are tied ...
IMF, World Bank Back $4 Billion Côte d'Ivoire Debt Relief
International Monetary Fund - 6/26/2012 10:28:24 PM
Present value of Côte d'Ivoire's external ... World Bank approved debt relief with a present value of $4.4 billion for Côte d’Ivoire. Combined with other debt relief, the total will be $7.7 billion. Relief under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor ...
European Debt Debacle: Fears being eased in Greek crisis
Berkshire Eagle - 7/2/2015 7:40:50 PM
Portugal, Ireland, Italy and Spain, countries with a lot of government ... a boon to European exporters selling their products to foreign customers. The long-running debt crisis has given global banks plenty of time to cut their exposure to Greece.
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 ...
The World’s Biggest Debtor Nations
CNBC - 8/22/2011 11:55:41 PM
The countries in the most dire need are the ones in which government debt is a large proportion of external debt, such as the Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain, the so-called PIIGS. So, what are the world’s biggest debtor nations? Click ahead to ...
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 ...
World Bank confirms Kenya’s lower-middle income status
Business Daily Africa - 7/3/2015 12:01:31 PM
According to the World Bank, countries in this category have ... While the recalculation showed lower debt ratios, which offered the government room for more borrowing and increased foreign investor confidence, the figure brought little change to much ...