Bahamas Current Account to GDP

Bahamas recorded a Current Account deficit of 19.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Bahamas averaged -6.52 Percent from 1976 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 10.61 Percent in 1976 and a record low of -19.60 Percent in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Bahamas is reported by the World Bank.

   
 
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Bahamas Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-19.60 -18.40 10.61 -19.60 1976 - 2013 Percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Bahamas Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -584.70 -538.40 -251.40 -671.40 Million Bahamian Dollars [+]
Exports 201.80 230.40 263.60 90.00 Million Bahamian Dollars [+]
Imports 786.60 768.80 907.50 373.30 Million Bahamian Dollars [+]
Current Account -568.80 -533.10 -49.20 -568.80 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -19.60 -18.40 10.61 -19.60 Percent [+]
Tourist Arrivals 637.10 566.40 674.00 150.30 Persons [+]





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