Foreign Debt (USD) fell 6.57% to USD 105,598 bil in Venezuela in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Venezuela | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 113,024 USD bil in 2016 in Venezuela, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.03 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Venezuela reached an all time high of 135,748 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 1,494 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Venezuela's main peers, foreign debt in Brazil amounted to 543,257 USD bil, 120,471 USD bil in Colombia and 1,639 USD bil in Guyana in 2016.

Venezuela has been ranked 13th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 3 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
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
Peru USD bil 45,012 61,627 63,546 67,906 67,185
Puerto Rico USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Suriname USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Trinidad and Tobago USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela USD bil 118,172 130,630 132,346 135,748 124,386