Bangladesh Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Bangladesh recorded a Current Account surplus of 0.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Bangladesh averaged -1.16 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 3.70 Percent in 2010 and a record low of -4.40 Percent in 1988. Current Account to GDP in Bangladesh is reported by the Bangladesh Bank.

   
 
 

Bangladesh Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.20 3.70 -4.40 1980 - 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 - Bangladesh Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Bangladesh Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Friday, October 31, 2014.

Bangladesh Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -68.30 -56.40 0.00 -128.40 Bangladesh Taka Billion [+]
Exports 175.90 195.64 195.64 0.05 Bangladesh Taka Billion [+]
Imports 244.24 252.08 284.13 0.57 Bangladesh Taka Billion [+]
Current Account -178.00 1107.00 1526.00 -1638.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.40 0.20 3.70 -4.40 Percent [+]
Terms of Trade 70.10 70.80 104.70 70.10 Index Points [+]
Remittances 1344.27 1160.06 1491.36 1005.80 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 2.09 0.00 679.50 -12.72 BDT Billion [+]
Gold Reserves 13.54 13.51 13.54 3.29 Tonnes [+]