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Foreign Debt

Foreign Debt Definition

Foreign Debt means debt that is owed to creditors outside the country. The amount of foreign debt includes government-to-government loans and private sector loans resulting from a negative balance of trade. The debtors can be governments, companies or private households. The lenders are other governments, international financial institutions such as the IMF and World Bank, commercial banks or companies, but can also be individuals purchasing bonds issued in foreign countries.

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