Foreign Debt (USD) rose 3.00% to USD 21,754 bil in Sudan in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Sudan | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 21,120 USD bil in 2016 in Sudan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.92 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Sudan reached an all time high of 22,502 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 385 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Sudan's main peers, foreign debt in Chad amounted to 3,011 USD bil, 67,641 USD bil in Egypt and 23,794 USD bil in Ethiopia in 2016.

Sudan has been ranked 39th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 10 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
Cameroon USD bil 3,095 3,888 5,172 5,758 7,252
Central African Republic USD bil 571 577 598 662 682
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
Eritrea USD bil 1,055 994 945 908 873
Ethiopia USD bil 8,606 10,464 12,584 16,945 21,021
Israel USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Kenya USD bil 10,163 11,894 13,836 16,969 19,764
Libya USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
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
Saudi Arabia USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Somalia USD bil 3,067 3,069 3,070 2,960 2,894
South Sudan USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sudan USD bil 21,181 21,825 22,502 21,785 21,429
Uganda USD bil 3,267 3,780 8,563 8,655 9,574