With 2003 numbers, Turkey is the 7th country with a debt of 131.6 billion dollars among developing countries whose foreign debts are the highest. Turkey had ranked the 9th in the list, in 1997. According to the report, Turkey is the 4th highest country with a 55.95% increase among developing countries whose debts increased most rapidly within last 5 years, while Lebanon ranked the first, Chili ranked the second and Poland ranked the
The total foreign debts of developing countries reached to 2.4 trillion dollars. Brazil continues to be the most indebted country with 227.9 billion dollars. China ranked the second and Poland ranked the 9th.