External debt is the sum of a countries public debt - the debt that it owes another country. Here we take a look at countries with unbelievably high numbers of external debt.
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The economy is a very confusing thing, and apparently it had a bit of a hiccup in 2006 with "The Great Recession", which sounds like the world's economy wanted to break-up with us, but didn't want to have to move out of our apartment just yet so it had to "Recede" to find itself...
Brazil's economy is the largest in Latin America. The country makes its money through it's agriculture and tourism. It's also home to Embraer, which is the third largest producer of civilian aircraft, right behind Airbus and Boeing.
Sweden's economy is doing really well at the moment. In fact, the country currently sits as the seventh-richest country in the world, as far their GDP (gross domestic product) goes.
Did you know that there was more to Australia than just kangaroos, boomerangs, shrimp on the barbie and deadly animals hiding in every single corner?
Lo Stivaale, "The Boot". The third most populous EU state, the birthplace of the Renaissance, and home to the ruins of the once great Roman civilization.
This country is TINY. It's land-locked, in between Belgium, Germany, and France. The whole thing is about the size of Rhode Island.
Je ne parle pas français. Je vais donc rester avec l'anglais. France is a country with a rich heritage and culture, defined by it's romantic tendencies.
Nippon, the small island country next to Asia. It kept up a pretty strict policy of isolation from the rest of the world until 1853 when the U.S. sent it's navy to... convice the Japanese to open up their borders, which they did.
Hey, guess what? Brexit didn't kill the U.K... In fact, they're doing just fine. Good for them. Everyone was expecting Britain to mostly fall apart after leaving the EU, but those stubborn British buggers proved they were more than a match for what was to come.
European Union: $13,050,000,000,000
USA! USA! USA!
The U.S of A. A federal republic (not a democracy, btw. We're a republic) that spans a large portion of the globe, well past the North American continent. We own islands in the Pacific and the Caribbean. We're the third most populous nation in the world, with over 324 million people.