Interest rate on external debt - Country rankings:
The average for 2017 was 2.55 percent.The highest value was in El Salvador: 8.18 percent and the lowest value was in Moldova: 0.26 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Interest rate on external debt.
Interest rate on new external debt, 2017
(percent, Source: The World Bank);
Definition: Interest represents the average interest rate on all new public and publicly guaranteed loans contracted during the year. To obtain the average, the interest rates for all public and publicly guaranteed loans have been weighted by the amounts of the loans. Public debt is an external obligation of a public debtor, including the national government, a political subdivision (or an agency of either), and autonomous public bodies. Publicly guaranteed debt is an external obligation of a private debtor that is guaranteed for repayment by a public entity.