Bangladesh External Debt

2011 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Bangladesh External Debt reached 70.7 USD bn in Dec 2020, compared with 67.5 USD bn in the previous quarter. Bangladesh External Debt: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Sep 2011 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 70.7 USD bn in Dec 2020 and a record low of 22.1 USD bn in Mar 2012. The World Bank provides External Deb in USD.

In the latest reports of Bangladesh, Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in May 2021. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 996.0 USD mn in Mar 2021. Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 6.1 USD mn in Jun 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 7.2 USD mn in Jun 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 329.8 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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Bangladesh External Debt

What was Bangladesh's External Debt in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
70,671.3 Dec 2020 67,539.6 Sep 2020 22,055.1 Mar 2012 70,671.3 Dec 2020 USD mn quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020

External Debt by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,395.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Algeria (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 271,505.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Armenia (USD mn) 6,753.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - May 2021
Australia (USD mn) 1,848,275.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
Austria (USD mn) 757,055.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,821.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 70,671.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 41,158.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,436,430.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 13,510.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,311.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 1,294.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 548,388.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) 46,544.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 17,824.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Canada (USD mn) 2,478,436.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 224,052.9 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jul 2021
China (USD mn) 2,526,600.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
Colombia (USD mn) 153,628.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 53,596.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - May 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) 225,569.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 201,108.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Denmark (USD mn) 602,574.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) 55,589.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2021
Egypt (USD mn) 129,195.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) 30,436.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
European Union (USD mn) 18,103,392.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Finland (USD mn) 690,274.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
France (USD mn) 7,379,997.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2021
Georgia (USD mn) 20,592.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Germany (USD mn) 6,741,344.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) 24,598.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Greece (USD mn) 591,346.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,776,248.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 261,550.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Iceland (USD mn) 20,262.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) 563,486.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 417,950.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Iran (USD mn) 9,142.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 3,211,912.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Israel (USD mn) 132,488.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 2,753,981.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 19,182.3 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 4,574,792.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 35,466.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 163,360.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) 37,230.4 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 565,896.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 2,952.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 8,693.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Laos (USD mn) 9,935.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (USD mn) 42,960.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 33,676.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 41,795.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 3,971,387.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 10,598.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Malawi (MWK mn) 2,021,553.2 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 246,067.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Malta (USD mn) 105,404.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) 224,205.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 462,504.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) 8,253.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 32,958.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 8,339.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (USD mn) 59,925.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 9,486.1 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Myanmar (USD mn) 11,114.4 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Nepal (USD mn) 7,121.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Netherlands (USD mn) 4,204,163.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 201,158.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) 32,860.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Norway (USD mn) 710,685.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) 116,308.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 2,052.0 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 31,734.8 May 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - May 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 19,549.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) 93,270.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Philippines (USD mn) 97,047.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Poland (USD mn) 372,028.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Portugal (USD mn) 492,790.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 103,900.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (USD mn) 151,681.7 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Russia (USD mn) 471,385.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 37,684.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 1,664,505.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 128,117.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 59,253.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 170,836.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) 2,665,703.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 49,211.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (USD mn) 51,200.0 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (USD mn) 1,088,950.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,227,086.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Taiwan (USD mn) 209,223.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Tajikistan (USD mn) 6,608.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Thailand (USD mn) 186,397.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Tunisia (USD mn) 41,085.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Turkey (USD mn) 450,047.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -77.594 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,810.652 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1990 - Jul 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 21.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BDT bn) 22,562.950 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 5,574.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 1,973,669.000 Jun 2021 monthly Apr 2002 - Jun 2021
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 264,570.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2021
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -97,340.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.003 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,575.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,515.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 51.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 706.509 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 108,251.530 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,971.794 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,091.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 54.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 99,207.843 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 387,745.378 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 437.216 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 169.641 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 38.959 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,098.892 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 237.280 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 277.030 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Exports: Europe: Germany Federal Republic (BDT mn) 379,452.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Exports: Europe: Spain (BDT mn) 162,189.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Cotton (BDT mn) 27,194.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Yarn (BDT mn) 23,367.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Petroleum Products (BDT mn) 54,966.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 26,023.700 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Jun 2021
Imports: Textile and Articles Thereof (BDT mn) 35,132.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Indonesia (BDT mn) 15,463.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Singapore (BDT mn) 421,190.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: China (BDT mn) 1,123,512.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: India (BDT mn) 656,981.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Japan (BDT mn) 179,697.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 6.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,111.4 May 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - May 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 996.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7.158 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -4.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 11.785 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 70,671.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 10,986.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -10.942 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -44,326.496 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -17,541.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 39.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 38.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) -835.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -860.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -908.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 996.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -3,977.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,885.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 3.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -65.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 9,509.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -869.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 38.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 22.300 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,032.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -2,745.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 5,781.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 4,323.700 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 493.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2015 - Mar 2021
IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 8,118,898.147 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -3,783,632.264 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,335,265.883 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 13.400 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
BD: External Debt: DOD: Stocks: Short-Term (USD mn) 9,737.331 2019 yearly 1972 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 44,289.129 Jun 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 186,068.376 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Jul 2021
M2 Growth (%) 12.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1987 - Jul 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 43,857.9 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1972 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 806.931 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 170,612.864 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 169,684.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1988 - Jul 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,780.601 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1991 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 13.38 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1992 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.05 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020

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