Colombia External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

1970 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Colombia External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

  • Colombia External Debt: Short Term accounted for 7.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 8.1 % in the previous year.
  • Colombia External Debt: Short Term: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from 1970 to 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 10.1 % in 1977 and a record low of 1.7 % in 2009.

CEIC calculates Short Term External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual Short Term External Debt and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Bank of the Republic of Colombia provides Short Term External Debt in USD. National Administrative Department of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The Bank of the Republic of Colombia average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Nominal GDP prior to 2005 is based on SNA 1993 and prior to 2000 is sourced from the World Bank. Short Term External Debt as % of Nominal GDP prior to 1995 is calculated from Short Term External Debt and Nominal GDP both sourced from the World Bank.


Related information about Colombia External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Colombia, Current Account recorded a deficit of 5.4 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 5.2 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Colombia Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 1.3 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 800.4 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Colombia External Debt: Short Term value stood at 26.1 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 86.2 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Colombia's External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP from 1970 to 2021 in the chart:

Colombia External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

What was Colombia's External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP in 2021?

Colombia External Debt: Short Term accounted for 7.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 8.1 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.8 2021 8.1 2020 1.7 2009 10.1 1977 % yearly 1970 - 2021

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 5.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Algeria (%) 1.2 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Argentina (%) 15.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Armenia (%) 11.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Australia (%) 25.2 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Austria (%) 45.9 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 1.1 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Belarus (%) 14.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 86.4 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 2.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Botswana (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (%) 4.9 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 10.2 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Canada (%) 51.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 8.0 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 8.2 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 7.8 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 14.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 169.5 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 43.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 65.3 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 0.9 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Estonia (%) 29.7 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Finland (%) 79.2 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 115.0 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Georgia (%) 12.5 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Germany (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Greece (%) 89.8 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 336.4 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 13.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Iceland (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 3.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 4.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 0.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 175.4 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 12.6 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Italy (%) 55.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 1.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (%) 66.6 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 38.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 6.6 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Kenya (%) 2.3 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
South Korea (%) 9.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 12.5 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 6.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Latvia (%) 51.8 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 29.7 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 1,381.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 18.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Malawi (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 26.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Malta (%) 149.0 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 69.4 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 4.2 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Moldova (%) 20.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Mongolia (%) 23.4 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Montenegro (%) 6.6 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Morocco (%) 6.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Mozambique (%) 12.9 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 179.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
New Zealand (%) 30.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Nigeria (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
Norway (%) 58.6 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 1.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 2.4 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Panama (%) 65.3 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 11.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Peru (%) 4.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Philippines (%) 3.8 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Poland (%) 9.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Portugal (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Romania (%) 15.6 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Russia (%) 4.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Serbia (%) 3.4 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 311.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 76.9 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 29.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
South Africa (%) 6.4 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Spain (%) 78.8 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 9.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Sudan (%) 7.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Sweden (%) 54.0 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 156.9 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 25.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 13.6 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Thailand (%) 14.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Tunisia (%) 26.1 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 14.8 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Ukraine (%) 8.1 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
United Kingdom (%) 207.4 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
United States (%) 34.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Uruguay (%) 11.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Venezuela (%) 0.2 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Vietnam (%) 9.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Yemen (%) 1.8 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -16.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 1,574.093 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,567.406 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 190,847.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 64.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (COP bn) 571,821.857 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (COP bn) 980,686.993 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (COP bn) 551,613.754 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Central Government: Expenditure (COP bn) 38,676.526 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Central Government: Revenue (COP bn) 13,359.597 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Tax Collection: Internal: Petrol & Diesel Fuel Tax (COP mn) 203,844.650 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Tax Collection: Total (COP mn) 21,136,043.920 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: VAT (COP mn) 6,311,189.623 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: Income Tax (COP mn) 15,244,198.150 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term (COP bn) 700,925.090 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term: Internal (COP bn) 426,138.650 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term: External (COP bn) 274,313.485 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.411 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -971.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,421.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 82.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 40,797.821 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 328,550.648 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 40,224.744 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,393.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 36.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,644,493.746 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,032,176.446 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,339.549 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,759.859 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 305.658 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,364.745 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1988 - Apr 2022
Trade Balance: ytd: Total (USD mn) -4,801.864 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Terms of Trade Index (2000=100) 165.267 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,080.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -5,366.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 5,186.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 800.423 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -391.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,191.490 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 172,789.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 54.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 26,063.0 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -17.933 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -161,334.269 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 4,157.185 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 648.902 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 13,760.639 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -1,499.498 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) -2,561.420 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2018
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 17,318.962 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,657.687 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account (USD mn) -4,717.848 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) -3,558.324 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 233,528.241 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 403,653.744 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -170,125.503 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Private Sector: Total (USD mn) 73,548.592 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Total: Long Term (USD mn) 149,042.503 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Public Sector: Total (USD mn) 101,556.941 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
FDI: Petroleum (USD mn) 686.287 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Wholesale & Retail Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (USD mn) 229.989 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Manufacturing (USD mn) 368.095 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn) 5,186.336 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Transport, Storage & Communications (USD mn) -220.707 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.8 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 37.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 46,999.269 May 2022 monthly Jan 1984 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 165,695.601 May 2022 monthly Dec 1979 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 12.7 May 2022 monthly Dec 1980 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 May 2022 monthly Jun 2008 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 52,686.6 May 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 16.436 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 278.700 May 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 180,122.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 13.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Credit to Households (USD bn) 89.149 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Sep 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 185.400 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 74,049.4 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 156,264.076 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 13.01 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 51.78 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Monetary Base (COP bn) 141,762.293 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3 (COP bn) 703,914.741 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Net International Reserves: Gross (USD mn) 57,634.650 May 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - May 2022
Net International Reserves: Gross: Gold (USD mn) 278.700 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Credits Institutions: Credit Balance Including Leasing: Gross (COP bn) 585,701.196 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 15.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
IOS: Business Climate Indicators: Better Expectations (%) 41.180 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2006 - Mar 2022
IOS: Business Climate Indicators: Favorable Situation (%) 79.580 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2006 - Mar 2022

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