Nepal External Debt

2012 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Nepal External Debt

  • Nepal External Debt reached 8.9 USD bn in Mar 2022, compared with 8.8 USD bn in the previous quarter.
  • Nepal External Debt: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2012 to Mar 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 8.9 USD bn in Mar 2022 and a record low of 3.5 USD bn in Mar 2013.

The World Bank provides quarterly External Debt in USD.


Related information about Nepal External Debt
  • In the latest reports of Nepal, Current Account recorded a deficit of 890.1 USD mn in Jul 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 16.5 USD mn in Jul 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 40.1 USD bn in Jul 2022.

View Nepal's External Debt from Mar 2012 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Nepal External Debt

What was Nepal's External Debt in Mar 2022?

Nepal External Debt reached 8.9 USD bn in Mar 2022, compared with 8.8 USD bn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
8,896.4 Mar 2022 8,782.3 Dec 2021 3,537.4 Mar 2013 8,896.4 Mar 2022 USD mn quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022

External Debt by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,871.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 274,355.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 6,436.4 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jul 2022
Australia (USD mn) 1,903,538.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1988 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) 717,345.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,135.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 93,233.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 40,536.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 1,482,548.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 14,470.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,312.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 1,294.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 575,424.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Bulgaria (USD mn) 43,442.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 21,086.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Canada (USD mn) 2,574,436.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Chile (USD mn) 237,078.8 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Jul 2022
China (USD mn) 2,710,200.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 175,917.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 51,642.5 May 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - May 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 209,931.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 212,393.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 571,198.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 57,376.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 157,801.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 30,958.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
European Union (USD mn) 18,210,177.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Finland (USD mn) 652,786.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
France (USD mn) 7,472,066.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 22,063.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 6,870,908.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 28,100.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) 627,013.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,857,670.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 274,601.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 20,332.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) 620,736.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 403,043.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Iran (USD mn) 9,142.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 3,093,001.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Israel (USD mn) 163,849.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Italy (USD mn) 2,748,428.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 25,072.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 4,361,081.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 38,896.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 160,790.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 36,413.9 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 662,038.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 3,355.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 59,551.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 9,136.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) 10,213.4 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 40,085.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 34,568.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Lithuania (USD mn) 43,884.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 3,904,405.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 11,100.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Malawi (MWK mn) 2,812,733.5 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 255,987.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Malta (USD mn) 104,324.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 226,048.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 447,827.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Moldova (USD mn) 8,986.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 33,893.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 9,722.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Morocco (USD mn) 63,748.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 10,150.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 13,348.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Nepal (USD mn) 8,896.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 3,958,467.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 208,823.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 39,969.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Norway (USD mn) 737,812.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) 130,192.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 2,147.0 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) 35,476.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2004 - Jul 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) 20,060.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Peru (USD mn) 101,571.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 109,753.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Poland (USD mn) 362,327.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 451,759.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 194,500.0 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (USD mn) 143,699.7 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Russia (USD mn) 472,841.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 41,052.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 1,803,598.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 157,263.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 54,289.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 173,837.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1985 - Mar 2022
Spain (USD mn) 2,596,930.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 50,592.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 77,200.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 988,740.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,348,819.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Taiwan (USD mn) 229,912.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
Tajikistan (USD mn) 6,608.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Thailand (USD mn) 199,643.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Tunisia (USD mn) 41,737.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Turkey (USD mn) 451,168.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -612.885 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2017 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 412.623 Jun 2019 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.1 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 9,555.9 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NPR bn) 2,351.076 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn) 4,347.674 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn) 2,117.893 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Government Debt: External (NPR mn) 594,926.200 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Government Domestic Debt: Annual: Bonds & Treasury Bills (NPR mn) 800,320.067 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.000 yearly -
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,134.5 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 1974 - Jul 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 112.6 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -28.6 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - Jul 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,105.025 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 15,669.150 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,734.145 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,247.1 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 0.5 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - Jul 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 279,262.042 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 102,823.325 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 10.183 May 2022 monthly Sep 1983 - May 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 12.816 May 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.520 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 139.628 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jun 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 37,403.922 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 157,225.254 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 105,676.531 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 9,320.982 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 69.678 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 4,803.283 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn) -143,031.310 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 12,488.806 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 20,572.274 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Jul 2022
Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 516.164 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 4,633.295 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn) 1,214.696 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn) 272.059 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 2,662.045 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 31,571.152 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants & Related Minerals (NPR mn) 39,747.869 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 16,476.964 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipments (NPR mn) 29,386.532 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 20,204.678 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -890.1 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.8 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 16.5 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 8,896.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 360.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.400 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 473.020 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Jun 2021
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
BoP: Net Error & Omissions (NPR mn) 67,344.232 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.5 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 267.883 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 7,418.147 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 43,074.883 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 6.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,284.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.5 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 469.777 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1957 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 32,956.862 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 44,624.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 17.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 0.200 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) -100.00 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 80.14 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn) 951,828.631 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn) 5,505,400.808 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Monetary Survey: Domestic Credits (DO) (NPR mn) 5,571,777.595 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Commercial Banks: Loans & Advances (NPR mn) 1,945,068.90 Jan 2018 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2018
CB: NPL (NPR mn) 27,174.060 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015

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