Foreign Debt (USD) fell 0.051% to USD 542,980 bil in Brazil in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Brazil | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 543,257 USD bil in 2016 in Brazil, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.051 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Brazil reached an all time high of 556,920 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 5,984 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Brazil's main peers, foreign debt in Bolivia amounted to 10,999 USD bil, 70,636 USD bil in Peru and 113,024 USD bil in Venezuela in 2016.

Brazil has been ranked 2nd within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign (or external) debt is that part of the total debt in a country that is owed to creditors outside the country.

Foreign Debt (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bolivia USD bil 6,187 6,622 8,147 8,889 9,900
Brazil USD bil 404,046 440,515 483,765 556,920 543,397
Chile USD bil 96.2 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Colombia USD bil 76,128 79,316 92,064 103,708 113,177
Guyana USD bil 2,007 1,974 2,302 2,342 1,639
Paraguay USD bil 15,581 16,046 15,710 16,495 16,125
Peru USD bil 45,012 61,627 63,546 67,906 67,185
Trinidad and Tobago USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela USD bil 118,172 130,630 132,346 135,748 124,386