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Economy > Debt > Interest payments on external debt, total > INT, current US$: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Interest payments on external debt, total (INT, current US$). Interest payments are actual amounts of interest paid by the borrower in currency, goods, or services in the year specified. This item includes interest paid on long-term debt, IMF charges, and interest paid on short-term debt. Long-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original or extended maturity of more than one year and that is owed to nonresidents by residents of an economy and repayable in currency, goods, or services. Short-term external debt is defined as debt that has an original maturity of one year or less. Available data permit no distinction between public and private nonguaranteed short-term debt. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China $41.90 billion 2012
2 Mexico $35.27 billion 2012
3 Brazil $14.89 billion 2012
4 Turkey $12.08 billion 2012
5 India $9.57 billion 2012
6 Indonesia $7.22 billion 2012
7 Hungary $5.78 billion 2012
8 Ukraine $4.78 billion 2012
9 Venezuela $4.54 billion 2012
10 Romania $4.25 billion 2012
11 Colombia $4.14 billion 2012
12 South Africa $4.08 billion 2012
13 Peru $3.42 billion 2012
14 Argentina $3.31 billion 2012
15 Philippines $3.07 billion 2012
16 Kazakhstan $2.34 billion 2012
17 Malaysia $2.32 billion 2012
South Asia average (profile) $2.18 billion 2012
Religious countries average (profile) $2.15 billion 2012
18 Thailand $2.02 billion 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) $1.97 billion 2012
19 Lebanon $1.54 billion 2012
20 Vietnam $1.41 billion 2012
21 Belarus $1.13 billion 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) $1.09 billion 2012
22 Serbia $1.02 billion 2012
23 Egypt $985.66 million 2012
24 Azerbaijan $966.32 million 2012
25 Pakistan $941.34 million 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) $840.56 million 2012
26 Morocco $835.66 million 2012
27 Bulgaria $805.77 million 2012
28 Jamaica $720.81 million 2012
29 Ecuador $705.25 million 2012
30 Tunisia $704.02 million 2012
31 Panama $691.56 million 2012
32 Angola $688.24 million 2012
33 Costa Rica $659.23 million 2012
34 Dominican Republic $591.80 million 2012
35 Sri Lanka $574.24 million 2012
36 Guatemala $555.46 million 2012
37 El Salvador $521.26 million 2012
38 Georgia $450.77 million 2012
39 Cote d'Ivoire $388.20 million 2012
40 Jordan $364.25 million 2012
41 Bangladesh $316.98 million 2012
42 Zimbabwe $277.90 million 2012
43 Bosnia and Herzegovina $268.67 million 2012
44 Ghana $241.74 million 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) $220.58 million 2012
45 Republic of Macedonia $209.57 million 2012
46 Kenya $203.32 million 2012
47 Uzbekistan $182.07 million 2012
48 Burma $179.96 million 2012
49 Nicaragua $175.40 million 2012
50 Democratic Republic of the Congo $170.63 million 2012
51 Paraguay $169.85 million 2012
52 Armenia $162.55 million 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) $159.99 million 2012
failed states average (profile) $151.91 million 2012
53 Nigeria $144.73 million 2012
54 Papua New Guinea $134.23 million 2012
55 Gabon $130.96 million 2012
56 Algeria $123.12 million 2012
57 Iran $115.59 million 2012
58 Senegal $104.28 million 2012
59 Ethiopia $103.47 million 2012
60 Bolivia $102.76 million 2012
61 Albania $98.73 million 2012
62 Montenegro $94.78 million 2012
63 Tajikistan $94.70 million 2012
64 Honduras $92.78 million 2012
65 Moldova $92.28 million 2012
66 Tanzania $87.23 million 2012
67 Sudan $82.42 million 2012
68 Cambodia $80.30 million 2012
69 Yemen $73.23 million 2012
70 Mongolia $69.63 million 2012
71 Mauritius $65.37 million 2012
72 Zambia $63.74 million 2012
73 Cameroon $61.72 million 2012
74 Kyrgyzstan $60.17 million 2012
75 Bhutan $57.84 million 2012
76 Mauritania $56.63 million 2012
77 Laos $56.30 million 2012
78 Belize $48.88 million 2012
79 Benin $45.49 million 2012
80 Mozambique $41.42 million 2012
81 Nepal $37.83 million 2012
82 Kosovo $33.43 million 2012
83 Seychelles $29.97 million 2012
84 Uganda $28.37 million 2012
85 Fiji $27.63 million 2012
86 Republic of the Congo $24.99 million 2012
87 Botswana $24.67 million 2012
88 Mali $23.89 million 2012
89 Guyana $21.68 million 2012
90 Burkina Faso $20.80 million 2012
91 Madagascar $20.64 million 2012
92 Maldives $20.39 million 2012
93 Guinea $16.68 million 2012
94 Chad $16.25 million 2012
95 Swaziland $15.72 million 2012
96 Saint Lucia $13.98 million 2012
97 Cape Verde $13.18 million 2012
98 Niger $10.73 million 2012
99 Djibouti $10.65 million 2012
100 Togo $10.04 million 2012
101 Turkmenistan $10.01 million 2012
102 Malawi $9.73 million 2012
103 Afghanistan $9.40 million 2012
104 Lesotho $9.17 million 2012
105 Rwanda $9.05 million 2012
106 Eritrea $8.56 million 2012
107 Grenada $8.50 million 2012
108 Solomon Islands $8.05 million 2012
109 Dominica $7.93 million 2012
110 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $7.21 million 2012
111 The Gambia $6.32 million 2012
112 Sierra Leone $5.83 million 2012
113 Vanuatu $5.02 million 2012
114 Samoa $4.73 million 2012
115 Haiti $3.16 million 2012
116 Burundi $3.14 million 2012
117 Tonga $2.92 million 2012
118 Comoros $2.28 million 2012
119 Central African Republic $2.24 million 2012
120 Liberia $1.13 million 2012
121 Syria $765,000.00 2012
122 Sao Tome and Principe $596,000.00 2012
123 Guinea-Bissau $580,000.00 2012
124 Somalia $21,000.00 2012

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