Foreign Debt (USD) rose 11.8% to USD 6,974 bil in Moldova in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Moldova | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 6,235 USD bil in 2016 in Moldova, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.6 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Moldova reached an all time high of 6,974 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 38.5 USD bil in 1992. When compared to Moldova's main peers, foreign debt in Bulgaria amounted to 39,657 USD bil, 96,117 USD bil in Romania, 525,650 USD bil in Russia and 114,712 USD bil in Ukraine in 2016.

Moldova has been ranked 68th 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
Bulgaria USD bil 47,642 51,299 51,473 46,889 40,115
China USD bil 1,044,355 1,138,247 1,471,616 1,770,458 1,325,868
Germany USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Greece USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Hungary USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Moldova USD bil 5,217 5,320 6,204 5,851 6,107
Poland USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Romania USD bil 119,601 120,826 123,954 111,824 96,448
Russia USD bil 544,318 591,796 668,469 549,603 467,699
Serbia USD bil 31,657 34,361 36,278 32,987 31,291
Turkey USD bil 305,570 338,827 390,350 406,081 399,966
USA USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ukraine USD bil 136,908 133,514 146,346 126,543 117,182