Foreign debt reached 5,128 USD bil in 2017 in Dem. Republic of the Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.980 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign debt in Dem. Republic of the Congo reached an all time high of 13,239 USD bil in 1995 and an all time low of 345 USD bil in 1970. When compared to Dem. Republic of the Congo's main peers, foreign debt in Angola amounted to 37,201 USD bil, 731 USD bil in Central African Republic, 4,456 USD bil in Congo and 16,309 USD bil in Zambia in 2017.
Dem. Republic of the Congo has been ranked 73rd within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 39 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.