Australia's foreign debt - data and trends

13 July 2009

This research paper on foreign debt is the fourth update of a Parliamentary Library paper originally published in September 1989.

The objectives of the paper are to provide statistical information on:

  • the levels of gross and net foreign debt;
  • comparisons over time;
  • the interest liability on foreign debt;
  • composition of foreign debt by institutional sector, currency, country and repayment period.

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Tony Kryger, 2009, Australia's foreign debt - data and trends, Parliamentary Library (Australia), viewed 31 March 2017, <>.

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