Foreign debt reached 104,079 USD bil in 2017 in Vietnam, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 21.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign debt in Vietnam reached an all time high of 104,079 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 25.6 USD bil in 1981. When compared to Vietnam's main peers, foreign debt in Cambodia amounted to 11,898 USD bil, 1,710,235 USD bil in China, 14,498 USD bil in Laos and 129,765 USD bil in Thailand in 2017.
Vietnam has been ranked 15th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of foreign debt, 7 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.