Foreign debt reached 124,364 USD bil in 2017 in Colombia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.23 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign debt in Colombia reached an all time high of 124,364 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 2,337 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Colombia's main peers, foreign debt in Brazil amounted to 542,980 USD bil, 68,083 USD bil in Peru and 105,598 USD bil in Venezuela in 2017.
Colombia has been ranked 11th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 4 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.