Foreign Debt (USD) rose 6.80% to USD 129,765 bil in Thailand in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Thailand | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 121,497 USD bil in 2016 in Thailand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.37 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Thailand reached an all time high of 137,353 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 1,001 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Thailand's main peers, foreign debt in Cambodia amounted to 11,204 USD bil, 13,524 USD bil in Laos and 14,434 USD bil in Myanmar in 2016.

Thailand has been ranked 10th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 1 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
Cambodia USD bil 4,471 6,561 7,431 8,130 9,698
China USD bil 1,044,355 1,138,247 1,471,616 1,770,458 1,325,868
India USD bil 334,399 392,625 427,296 457,553 478,875
Laos USD bil 7,082 7,423 8,190 9,640 11,664
Malaysia USD bil 94.5 193,880 188,795 196,587 190,951 ... ...
Myanmar USD bil 10,812 11,279 12,365 13,851 14,848
Singapore USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand USD bil 109,943 134,257 137,353 135,292 129,654
Vietnam USD bil 53,886 61,577 65,448 72,423 77,806