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Foreign Debt (USD) rose 12.7% to USD 18,242 bil in Tanzania in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil), 2017
Economy | Tanzania | June 1, 2020
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Foreign debt rose 12.7% to USD 18,242 bil in Tanzania in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, foreign debt in Tanzania reached an all time high of USD 18,242 bil in 2017 and an all time low of USD 197 bil in 1970. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, foreign debt in Kenya amounted to USD 26,424 bil, USD 12,010 bil in Mozambique, USD 11,189 bil in Uganda and USD 16,309 bil in Zambia in 2017.

Tanzania has been ranked 40th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign Debt (USD) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Angola USD bil 54,933 56,932 56,269 56,815 50,910
Dem. Republic of the Congo USD bil 6,132 5,482 5,328 5,022 5,084
Ethiopia USD bil 12,584 16,945 20,519 23,474 26,233
Kenya USD bil 13,799 16,912 19,777 21,061 26,198
Malawi USD bil 1,566 1,667 1,721 1,847 2,162
Mozambique USD bil 13,221 13,718 14,446 14,500 16,103
Rwanda USD bil 2,315 2,910 3,452 4,319 4,833
Somalia USD bil 2,931 2,829 2,762 2,737 2,825
South Africa USD bil 140,194 140,952 124,354 142,259 177,583
South Sudan USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania USD bil 13,236 14,622 15,412 16,360 18,272
Uganda USD bil 8,560 8,651 9,571 10,086 11,673
Zambia USD bil 6,293 9,193 11,779 15,221 17,381
Zimbabwe USD bil 8,422 8,361 9,679 11,496 12,540