Foreign Debt (USD) rose 15.1% to USD 3,323 bil in Niger in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Niger | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 2,887 USD bil in 2016 in Niger, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 13.1 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Niger reached an all time high of 3,323 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 31.7 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Niger's main peers, foreign debt in Algeria amounted to 5,463 USD bil, 3,011 USD bil in Chad and 3,790 USD bil in Mali in 2016.

Niger has been ranked 81st within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 19 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
Algeria USD bil 6,065 5,516 5,246 5,521 4,671
Burkina Faso USD bil 2,290 2,519 2,565 2,543 2,622
Cameroon USD bil 3,095 3,888 5,172 5,758 7,252
Chad USD bil 2,346 2,361 2,925 3,752 2,973
Egypt USD bil 35,176 40,029 46,503 41,743 48,340
Libya USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali USD bil 2,922 3,059 3,446 3,458 3,690
Mauritania USD bil 2,815 3,314 3,517 3,513 3,802
Morocco USD bil 29,937 33,851 39,275 42,858 43,059
Niger USD bil 2,232 2,348 2,517 2,465 2,652
Nigeria USD bil 17,663 18,127 21,144 24,756 28,943
Spain USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sudan USD bil 21,181 21,825 22,502 21,785 21,429
Tunisia USD bil 22,642 25,261 25,661 26,395 27,184