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Short-term external debt - Country rankings:

The average for 2016 was 12.59 percent.The highest value was in China: 56.06 percent and the lowest value was in Nigeria: 0 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Short-term external debt.

Definition: Short-term debt includes all debt having an original maturity of one year or less and interest in arrears on long-term debt. Total external debt is debt owed to nonresidents repayable in currency, goods, or services. Total external debt is the sum of public, publicly guaranteed, and private nonguaranteed long-term debt, use of IMF credit, and short-term debt.

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