Belgium’s public debt is about 105% of GDP.
The debt in 2016 reached 98.56% of Belize GDP
Debt in 2016 reached 50.3% of Benin GDP.
The debt in 2016 reached 42.1% of Bolivia GDP,
The debt in 2016 reached 13.89% of Botswana GDP. Mostly due to Jubilee 2000.
Brazil recorded a government debt equivalent to 69.49 percent of the country’s
Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
The national public debt in Bulgaria declined by 313 million euros in the first quarter of 2017 and is currently at 13,656 million. This figure assumes that the debt reached 28.6% of GDP in Bulgaria, while the prior quarter, forth quarter of 2016, it was at 29.5%.
Jan 2009 – Some $833 million of Burundi’s foreign debt was canceled on Thursday under a
global program to write off the debts of the world’s poorest countries.
What do houses, streets, telephones and microchips have in common? They all contain processed sand. Now African countries are raising the alarm because of their disappearing beaches.
The islands of Cape Verde are located 600 km (373 miles) from the coast of West Africa. The country is regarded as one of the safest in Africa but every third person is unemployed. Stealing sand – a commodity which is constantly needed around the world – is a fast way of earning money. However, the consequences of excessive sand mining are devastating. On the beaches where tortoises once buried their eggs, there is now only dirt and stones. No sand holds back the tides, salt water flows unhindered inland, ruining crops, plants and homes.
Central African Republic recorded a government debt equivalent to 41.83
percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2014.