Foreign Debt (USD) rose 15.2% to USD 4,368 bil in Mali in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Mali | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 3,790 USD bil in 2016 in Mali, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 13.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Mali reached an all time high of 4,368 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 247 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Mali's main peers, foreign debt in Algeria amounted to 5,463 USD bil, 2,818 USD bil in Burkina Faso, 3,930 USD bil in Mauritania and 2,887 USD bil in Niger in 2016.

Mali has been ranked 78th 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
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
Chad USD bil 2,346 2,361 2,925 3,752 2,973
Ghana USD bil 11,221 12,833 16,638 18,370 20,633
Ivory Coast USD bil 12,791 9,544 9,852 9,790 11,374
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
Senegal USD bil 4,325 4,906 5,226 5,620 5,893
Spain USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tunisia USD bil 22,642 25,261 25,661 26,395 27,184