Foreign Debt (USD) rose 22.5% to USD 82,886 bil in Egypt in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Egypt | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 67,641 USD bil in 2016 in Egypt, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 18.4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Egypt reached an all time high of 82,886 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 1,802 USD bil in 1970.

Egypt has been ranked 20th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 1 places behind 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
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
Ethiopia USD bil 8,606 10,464 12,584 16,945 21,021
Iraq USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Israel USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Jordan USD bil 17,669 18,484 23,173 24,283 25,739
Lebanon USD bil 49,546 55,604 61,996 64,236 67,612
Libya USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
South Sudan USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sudan USD bil 21,181 21,825 22,502 21,785 21,429
Syria USD bil 4,981 4,749 4,766 4,609 4,425
Tunisia USD bil 22,642 25,261 25,661 26,395 27,184
United Arab Emirates USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Yemen USD bil 6,429 7,748 7,611 7,844 7,295