Foreign Debt (USD) rose 4.24% to USD 3,139 bil in Chad in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Chad | March 11, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 3,011 USD bil in 2016 in Chad, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.07 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Chad reached an all time high of 3,752 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 35.2 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Chad's main peers, foreign debt in Cameroon amounted to 8,186 USD bil, 3,237 USD bil in Niger, 31,151 USD bil in Nigeria and 21,120 USD bil in Sudan in 2016.

Chad has been ranked 80th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 2 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
Benin USD bil 1,851 2,042 2,004 2,037 2,183
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
Ethiopia USD bil 8,606 10,464 12,584 16,945 21,021
Gabon USD bil 2,798 2,870 4,323 4,257 5,057
Libya USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali USD bil 2,922 3,059 3,446 3,458 3,690
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
South Sudan USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sudan USD bil 21,181 21,825 22,502 21,785 21,429