Foreign Debt (USD) in Costa Rica

Foreign debt reached 25,615 USD bil in 2017 in Costa Rica, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.204 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign debt in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 25,615 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 320 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, foreign debt in Guatemala amounted to 22,993 USD bil, 8,671 USD bil in Honduras and 11,457 USD bil in Nicaragua in 2017.

Costa Rica has been ranked 36th 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.


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