Ecuador External Debt: % of GDP

1970 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Ecuador External Debt accounted for 57.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 48.5 % in the previous year. Ecuador External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1970 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 115.8 % in Dec 1989 and a record low of 18.1 % in Dec 2012. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from monthly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. External Debt is calculated as the sum of Public and Private External Debt. The Central Bank of Ecuador provides External Debt in USD and Nominal GDP in USD. External Debt as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2000 is calculated from External Debt sourced from the World Bank and Nominal GDP sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Ecuador, Current Account recorded a surplus of 726.8 USD mn in Mar 2021. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 364.2 USD mn in Mar 2021. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 61.4 USD mn in Mar 2021. The country's External Debt reached 56,181.4 in May 2021. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 24.7 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Ecuador External Debt: % of GDP

What was Ecuador's External Debt: % of GDP in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
57.4 2020 48.5 2019 18.1 2012 115.8 1989 % yearly 1970 - 2020

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 65.8 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Algeria (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Argentina (%) 70.7 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Armenia (%) 102.3 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Australia (%) 129.6 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Austria (%) 164.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 70.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 268.6 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 33.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.1 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Botswana (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Brazil (%) 38.4 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 63.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Cambodia (%) 56.9 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Canada (%) 142.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Chile (%) 82.4 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
China (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Colombia (%) 56.8 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Croatia (%) 87.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Cyprus (%) 908.4 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 75.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Denmark (%) 157.0 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Ecuador (%) 57.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Egypt (%) 33.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
Estonia (%) 89.8 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
European Union (%) 130.7 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Finland (%) 225.2 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
France (%) 261.7 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Georgia (%) 129.6 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Germany (%) 165.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Ghana (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Greece (%) 299.2 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 514.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Hungary (%) 160.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 81.0 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
India (%) 21.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 39.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Iran (%) 1.6 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ireland (%) 713.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Israel (%) 32.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Italy (%) 140.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 92.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Jordan (%) 82.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 96.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 33.1 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019
South Korea (%) 33.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Kosovo (%) 37.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Kuwait (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 112.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Laos (%) 52.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (%) 124.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 62.8 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 74.2 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Luxembourg (%) 5,104.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 80.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 67.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malta (%) 697.3 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Mauritius (%) 2,006.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Mexico (%) 42.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Moldova (%) 70.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 244.8 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Montenegro (%) 150.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (%) 53.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Mozambique (%) 71.8 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 443.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
New Zealand (%) 90.6 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Nigeria (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Norway (%) 180.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 43.0 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 35.4 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Panama (%) 156.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 53.7 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Peru (%) 43.4 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Philippines (%) 27.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Poland (%) 60.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (%) 202.7 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Qatar (%) 83.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (%) 57.8 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Russia (%) 31.5 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Serbia (%) 61.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 471.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 121.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 103.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
South Africa (%) 56.5 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Spain (%) 199.4 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 61.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 120.5 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 164.2 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 284.6 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 28.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 37.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 36.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 62.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Ukraine (%) 80.8 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,936.781 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,401.746 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 63,026.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 63.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (USD bn) 39.187 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (USD bn) 61.270 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (USD bn) 41.788 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Central Government: Revenue (USD mn) 1,307.422 May 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2021
Central Government: Finance (USD mn) 554.327 May 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2021
Central Government: Expenditure excl Amortization (USD mn) 1,861.750 May 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2021
Central Government: Balance (USD mn) -554.327 May 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.567 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) 460.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - May 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,232.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - May 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 54.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1966 - May 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 32,102.189 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 38,075.410 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,640.723 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,898.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 51.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - May 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 624,660.749 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 233,794.861 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 372.892 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 301.357 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1973 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 170.427 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 331.860 Mar 2021 monthly May 1992 - Mar 2021
EC: Exports: fob: Emerging and Developing Economies: Emerging and Developing Asi... (USD mn) 407.460 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1973 - Mar 2021
Terms of Trade Index: 2007=100 (2007=100) 94.990 May 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - May 2021
Imports: CIF: Asia: People's Republic of China (USD mn) 324.160 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 726.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 364.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -61.376 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 18.750 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 56,181.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 57.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 633.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 1.643 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD) -25,269,823,146.114 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -520.723 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 791.194 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: BPM6 (USD th) 364,235.072 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: Spain (USD th) 88,442.667 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: Netherlands (USD th) 23,806.340 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Asia: China (USD th) 12,350.723 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 2,085.454 May 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 28,295.870 May 2021 monthly Dec 2006 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 64,513.987 May 2021 monthly Dec 2006 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 9.4 May 2021 monthly Dec 2007 - May 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2009 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 4,227.7 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.134 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,772.382 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 46,502.526 May 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 13.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 48,909.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 13,641.9 Jun 2021 monthly Oct 2006 - Jun 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 43,881.380 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.67 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 46.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
EC: Financial Survey: MFSM 2000: Loans (USD mn) 87.636 May 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - May 2021
EC: Financial Survey: MFSM 2000: Deposits (USD mn) 49,329.385 May 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - May 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) 1.0 Oct 2020 monthly May 2008 - Oct 2020
Business Confidence Index: Industry (May2007=100) 2,388.200 May 2021 monthly May 2007 - May 2021
Business Confidence Index: Construction (May2007=100) 470.300 May 2021 monthly May 2007 - May 2021
Business Confidence Index: Commerce (May2007=100) 1,941.600 May 2021 monthly May 2007 - May 2021
Business Confidence Index: Services (May2007=100) 1,176.900 May 2021 monthly May 2007 - May 2021
Business Confidence Index: Global (May2007=100) 1,467.000 May 2021 monthly May 2007 - May 2021

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