Foreign Debt (USD) rose 7.36% to USD 49,752 bil in Morocco in 2017

Foreign Debt (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Morocco | May 17, 2019
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Foreign debt reached 46,341 USD bil in 2016 in Morocco, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.86 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Morocco reached an all time high of 49,752 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 985 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Morocco's main peers, foreign debt in Algeria amounted to 5,463 USD bil, 3,930 USD bil in Mauritania and 27,924 USD bil in Tunisia in 2016.

Morocco has been ranked 22nd within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 8 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
Algeria USD bil 6,065 5,516 5,246 5,521 4,671
France USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
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Libya USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali USD bil 2,922 3,059 3,446 3,458 3,690
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Mauritania USD bil 2,815 3,314 3,517 3,513 3,802
Morocco USD bil 29,937 33,851 39,275 42,858 43,059
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Senegal USD bil 4,325 4,906 5,226 5,620 5,893
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Tunisia USD bil 22,642 25,261 25,661 26,395 27,184