Foreign Debt (USD) rose 16.9% to USD 21,067 bil in Mauritius in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Mauritius | March 11, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 18,017 USD bil in 2016 in Mauritius, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 14.5 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Mauritius reached an all time high of 21,067 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 31.7 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Mauritius's main peers, foreign debt in Comoros amounted to 159 USD bil, 2,976 USD bil in Madagascar and 1,156 USD bil in Maldives in 2016.

Mauritius has been ranked 41st within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 61 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
Comoros USD bil 276 252 148 142 131
India USD bil 334,399 392,625 427,296 457,553 478,875
Indonesia USD bil 219,620 252,557 265,458 292,984 306,201
Kenya USD bil 10,163 11,894 13,836 16,969 19,764
Madagascar USD bil 2,867 2,993 2,939 2,962 3,007
Maldives USD bil 882 889 899 1,060 966
Mauritius USD bil 9,956 10,633 12,424 11,029 9,022
Mozambique USD bil 4,649 5,490 8,517 9,450 10,345
Seychelles USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Singapore USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
South Africa USD bil 116,929 144,959 139,790 141,599 138,078
Sri Lanka USD bil 25,795 35,736 39,314 42,263 43,925
Swaziland USD bil 607 464 432 397 375
Tanzania USD bil 10,011 11,585 13,139 14,331 15,451