Rankings

Debt Change

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Highest foreign debt: % of exports

% of exports of goods and services 2017

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    962.5
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Mongolia
    Result
    394.4
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    375.6
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Venezuela
    Result
    310.7
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Panama
    Result
    306.4
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Argentina
    Result
    293.8
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Kazakhstan
    Result
    285.3
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Lebanon
    Result
    256.9
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    245.2
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    238.3
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    228.8
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Niger
    Result
    214.9
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Chile
    Result
    211.9
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Colombia
    Result
    210.6
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    210.4
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Mozambique
    Result
    206.8
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Kenya
    Result
    206.5
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Mauritania
    Result
    200.7
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Sierra Leone
    Result
    199.9
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Jamaica
    Result
    196.9
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Tanzania
    Result
    196.7
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    195.6
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    194.9
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Sri Lanka
    Result
    189.4
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Zambia
    Result
    178.4
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    176.1
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    176.0
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Uganda
    Result
    175.8
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Malawi
    Result
    173.5
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Pakistan
    Result
    171.4
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Cuba
    Result
    171.0
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    Indonesia
    Result
    169.7
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Papua New Guinea
    Result
    169.0
  34. Rank
    34
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    166.8
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Tunisia
    Result
    164.0
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Uruguay
    Result
    161.9
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Mauritius
    Result
    161.0
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Kyrgyzstan
    Result
    160.3
  39. Rank
    Country
    Nicaragua
    Result
    160.3
  40. Rank
    40
    Country
    Ecuador
    Result
    158.4

Index key & notes

Notes

Foreign debt is debt owed to non-residents and repayable in foreign currency; the figures shown include liabilities of government, public and private sectors. Longer-established developed countries have been excluded.

Source: Economist Intelligence Unit