Foreign debt reached 3,338 USD bil in 2017 in Rwanda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 19.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign debt in Rwanda reached an all time high of 3,338 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.00 USD bil in 1971. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, foreign debt in Burundi amounted to 613 USD bil, 18,242 USD bil in Tanzania, 11,189 USD bil in Uganda and 5,128 USD bil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Rwanda has been ranked 80th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 24 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.