Bahrain Current Account to GDP

Bahrain recorded a Current Account surplus of 15.40 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Bahrain is reported by the Central Bank of Bahrain. From 2002 until 2012, Bahrain Current Account to GDP averaged 9.9 Percent reaching an all time high of 18.4 Percent in December of 2007 and a record low of 2.1 Percent in December of 2003. 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 - Bahrain Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
15.40 11.20 18.40 2.10 19.47 | 2013/12 2002 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Bahrain Current Account to GDP
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Balance of Trade 3058.00 2012-06-29 3407.00 3407.00 -221.00 3136.63 2012-12-31 BHD Million [+]
Current Account 962.60 2013-06-29 835.40 1220.90 -292.30 834.86 2012-12-31 BHD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 15.40 2012-12-31 11.20 18.40 2.10 19.47 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Exports 8593.00 2012-06-29 8628.00 8628.00 532.00 8666.63 2012-12-31 BHD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 4.67 2013-12-31 4.67 4.67 4.67 4.67 2014-03-31 Tonnes [+]
Imports 5535.00 2012-06-29 5221.00 6120.00 496.00 5560.31 2012-12-31 BHD Million [+]
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Current Account to GDP | Notes
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competiveness 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.


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