Argentina External Debt: % of GDP

2004 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Argentina External Debt accounted for 62.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2019, compared with the ratio of 52.0 % in the previous year. Argentina External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2004 to Dec 2019. The data reached an all-time high of 104.0 % in Dec 2004 and a record low of 25.5 % in Dec 2013. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual External Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. National Statistics & Census Institute provides External Debt in USD based on BPM6 and annualized Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Argentina average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. External Debt prior to 2006 is based on BPM5.

In the latest reports of Argentina, Current Account recorded a surplus of 1.2 USD bn in Sep 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.5 USD bn in Sep 2020. Argentina Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 318.6 USD mn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 2.5 USD bn in Sep 2020. The country's External Debt reached 272,852.0 in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 87.2 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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Argentina External Debt: % of GDP

What was Argentina's External Debt: % of GDP in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
62.6 2019 52.0 2018 25.5 2013 104.0 2004 % yearly 2004 - 2019

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 60.4 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Algeria (%) 2.3 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Argentina (%) 62.6 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Armenia (%) 90.3 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Australia (%) 123.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Austria (%) 153.7 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Azerbaijan (%) 21.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Jun 2020
Belarus (%) 66.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Belgium (%) 242.7 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Bolivia (%) 33.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.1 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Botswana (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Brazil (%) 30.6 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) 57.4 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Cambodia (%) 56.9 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Canada (%) 125.6 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Chile (%) 70.1 2019 yearly 1971 - 2019
China (%) 14.4 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Colombia (%) 42.7 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Croatia (%) 75.3 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Cyprus (%) 849.0 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Czech Republic (%) 76.2 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Denmark (%) 143.4 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Ecuador (%) 48.5 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Egypt (%) 34.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) 73.8 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
European Union (%) 123.7 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
Finland (%) 222.6 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
France (%) 230.0 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Georgia (%) 106.9 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Germany (%) 144.2 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Ghana (%) 30.4 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Greece (%) 244.5 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 455.3 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Hungary (%) 91.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Iceland (%) 77.2 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
India (%) 20.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 39.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Iran (%) 1.6 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ireland (%) 724.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Israel (%) 26.6 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Italy (%) 124.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 82.4 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Jordan (%) 72.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Kazakhstan (%) 90.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
Kenya (%) 33.1 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019
South Korea (%) 28.3 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Kosovo (%) 31.0 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Kuwait (%) 50.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 99.6 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Laos (%) 52.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (%) 125.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Lebanon (%) 62.8 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 67.7 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Luxembourg (%) 5,732.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia (%) 72.7 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 67.7 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malta (%) 650.6 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Mauritius (%) 1,739.5 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Mexico (%) 36.5 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Moldova (%) 63.0 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Mongolia (%) 219.4 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Montenegro (%) 150.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (%) 45.6 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Mozambique (%) 71.8 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Netherlands (%) 473.6 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
New Zealand (%) 89.9 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Nigeria (%) 1.9 2012 yearly 2011 - 2012
Norway (%) 163.1 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 42.7 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 35.4 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Panama (%) 156.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 42.7 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Peru (%) 43.5 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Philippines (%) 22.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Poland (%) 58.8 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Portugal (%) 192.8 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Qatar (%) 83.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (%) 49.2 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Russia (%) 31.8 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Serbia (%) 61.5 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Singapore (%) 415.7 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Slovakia (%) 112.4 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Slovenia (%) 90.5 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
South Africa (%) 52.7 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Spain (%) 169.6 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Sri Lanka (%) 67.6 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Sudan (%) 120.5 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 166.9 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Switzerland (%) 264.4 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Taiwan (%) 30.2 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Tajikistan (%) 38.9 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Thailand (%) 33.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Tunisia (%) 97.3 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Turkey (%) 57.1 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Ukraine (%) 79.2 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
United Kingdom (%) 303.8 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
United States (%) 95.2 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,748.783 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,440.578 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 18.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 332,247.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 99.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ARS bn) 11,986.088 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ARS bn) 26,077.404 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Forecast: Government Revenue (ARS bn) 8,907.085 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Government Revenue: Social Security (ARS mn) 188,264.884 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Government Revenue: Taxes: Net Vat (ARS mn) 232,831.605 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Government Revenue: Taxes (ARS mn) 187,540.45 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2018
Non Financial Public Sector (NFPS) 2017: Total Balance (ARS mn) -3,030.300 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Jan 2021
NFPS 2017: Current Expenditure (ARS mn) 575,134.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Jan 2021
NFPS 2017: Total Revenue (ARS mn) 605,760.600 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Jan 2021
NFPS 2017: Total Expenditure (ARS mn) 608,790.900 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Jan 2021
NFPS 2017: Capital Expenditure (ARS mn) 33,656.900 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Jan 2021
NFPS 2017: Current Revenue (ARS mn) 603,964.800 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Jan 2021
AR: Revenue Excluding Grants (ARS mn) 2,328,812.299 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
AR: Social Contributions (ARS mn) 897,830.800 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
AR: Expenditure (ARS mn) 3,530,698.986 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
AR: Net Lending (+) / Net Borrowing (-) (ARS mn) -786,810.400 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
AR: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (ARS mn) 819,597.400 2018 yearly 2002 - 2018
AR: Revenue and Grants: Revenue: Taxes on Income: Profits and Capital Gains (ARS mn) 272,779.800 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.298 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) -532.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,709.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -35.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 4,941.212 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 478,181.334 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 97,783.053 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 4,395.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) 22.3 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,215,956.843 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,022,958.123 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 251.557 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 373.737 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 1995 - Oct 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 259.066 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 985.469 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 1983 - Dec 2020
Exports (USD mn) 3,544.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Imports (USD mn) 3,908.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Exports: fob: Chile (USD mn) 216.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Exports: fob: China (USD mn) 259.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Exports: fob: India (USD mn) 157.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Exports: fob: Japan (USD mn) 17.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Exports: fob: South Korea (USD mn) 33.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Imports: cif: Chile (USD mn) 53.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Imports: cif: China (USD mn) 986.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Imports: cif: India (USD mn) 55.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Imports: cif: Japan (USD mn) 72.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Imports: cif: South Korea (USD mn) 38.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Fats and Oils (USD mn) 4,710.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Residues & Waste from Food Industry (USD mn) 9,567.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Industrial: Chemicals & Related Products (USD mn) 3,847.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Industrial: Transport Material (USD mn) 6,466.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Primary Products: Cereals (USD mn) 9,462.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Imports: cif: HS: Nuclear Reactors, Boilers & Machinery (USD mn) 7,578.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Imports: cif: HS: Vehicles (USD mn) 5,632.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Imports: cif: HS: Machines, Instruments & Electric Materials (USD mn) 6,435.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Imports: cif: HS: Organic Chemicals (USD mn) 2,370.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Imports: cif: HS: Fuel, Oil & Petroleum Products Manufacturing (USD mn) 4,190.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
AR: Export Value Index (2000=100) 233.932 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
AR: Import Value Index (2000=100) 260.169 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 318.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 1,162.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,517.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -192.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -2.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -2,528.464 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -2,336.155 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 272,852.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 62.6 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 70,965.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 19.8 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 3.245 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 65,672.825 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investments (USD mn) 2,773.023 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Import (USD mn) 2,468.229 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Deposit-taking Corporations, except the Central Bank (USD mn) 418.013 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Wholesale & Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles & ... (USD mn) -165.881 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Information & Communication (USD mn) -254.943 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Other Financial Corporations (USD mn) -80.884 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Germany (USD mn) -24.999 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Chile (USD mn) 24.550 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Spain (USD mn) -96.376 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: United States of america (USD mn) -522.212 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Netherlands (USD mn) -188.390 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.4 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2002 - Nov 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 5.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 40,355.939 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 71,741.719 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
M2 Growth (%) 63.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 41.1 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1985 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,067.4 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 9.309 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 8.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,673.150 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 80.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 72,382.793 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 164,095.2 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.1 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2018
Credit to Households (USD bn) 17.001 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 68.937 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 17,849.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Jan 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 174,375.531 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 118.60 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 13.50 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Money Supply: Month End: M1 (ARS th) 3,087,627,864.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
Money Supply: Month End: M2 (ARS th) 5,381,458,178.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
Money Supply: Month End: M3 (ARS th) 8,727,908,984.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 39,515.180 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Jan 2021
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves (FCR) (USD mn) 33,903.060 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Jan 2021
Deposits: ARS (ARS mn) 6,321,241.419 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Jan 2021
Loans (ARS mn) 5,759,914.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2018
Loans: ARS: Non Financial: Private: Mortgages (ARS mn) 217,059.935 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Jan 2021
AR: Bank Non-Performing Loans to Total Gross Loans (%) 5.748 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019

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