Zambia External Debt

2011 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Zambia External Debt reached 14.5 USD bn in Sep 2020, compared with 13.5 USD bn in the previous quarter. Zambia External Debt: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2011 to Sep 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 16.3 USD bn in Mar 2020 and a record low of 921.2 USD mn in Dec 2012. The World Bank provides quarterly External Debt in USD.

In the latest reports of Zambia, Current Account recorded a surplus of 528.1 USD mn in Dec 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 380.6 USD mn in Dec 2020. Zambia Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 1.1 USD mn in Dec 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 138.9 USD mn in Dec 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 17.1 USD bn in Dec 2019.

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Zambia External Debt

What was Zambia's External Debt in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
14,539.0 Sep 2020 13,530.2 Jun 2020 921.2 Dec 2012 16,286.4 Mar 2020 USD mn quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 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) 1,482,359.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
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) 44,117.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 17,747.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Canada (USD mn) 2,415,262.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Chile (USD mn) 214,849.2 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Apr 2021
China (USD mn) 2,400,790.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Colombia (USD mn) 153,628.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 50,901.3 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) 231,522.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
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) 56,469.7 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 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) 18,157,319.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
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) 20,285.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
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) 604,784.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,783,007.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Hungary (USD mn) 256,208.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Iceland (USD mn) 19,396.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 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) 3,143,561.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Israel (USD mn) 132,488.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 2,842,648.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 19,182.3 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 4,691,629.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 36,256.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 163,360.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) 34,424.3 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Mar 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 565,896.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 3,095.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
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) 42,497.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 33,676.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 44,405.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (USD mn) 4,004,271.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
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) 250,821.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
Malta (USD mn) 105,404.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) 216,329.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Mexico (USD mn) 462,504.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) 8,357.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (USD mn) 32,487.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 8,339.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (USD mn) 65,463.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
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) 4,488,357.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
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) 480,608.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 103,900.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (USD mn) 152,750.8 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Apr 2021
Russia (USD mn) 459,306.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 37,684.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 1,672,983.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) 135,661.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (USD mn) 60,015.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 170,836.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) 2,734,839.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
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) 1,002,810.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,263,299.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
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) 190,009.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
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 (%) -16.3 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -184.328 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 2015 - Feb 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 468.009 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 2015 - Feb 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 36.3 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ZMK bn) 110.475 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ZMK bn) 984.160 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (ZMK bn) 140.635 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.011 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 330.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 837.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 115.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 4,547.345 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 2,889.801 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 656.557 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 521.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 36.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 134,827.009 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 41,966.151 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 10.032 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 171.975 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1998 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 57.473 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1992 - Apr 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 528.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.8 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 380.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.2 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 138.898 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.3 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 140.560 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 14,539.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 87.0 2019 yearly 2011 - 2019
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -29,288.390 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 0.190 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 12.5 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 266.625 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,529.659 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 4,369.113 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 45.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 9.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,178.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.9 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Oct 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 4,433.145 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 26.5 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 4,638.4 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 33.3 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 2,133.418 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 18.98 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 12.50 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019

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