Belgium Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Belgium recorded a Current Account surplus of 1.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Belgium averaged 1.87 percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 5.50 percent in 1997 and a record low of -4 percent in 1981. Current Account to GDP in Belgium is reported by the Eurostat.

Belgium Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.80 -0.20 5.50 -4.00 1980 - 2014 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 - Belgium Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Belgium Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, August 29, 2015.


Belgium Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3889.70 2280.10 3889.70 -1026.60 EUR Million [+]
Exports 32521.20 29250.60 32893.20 7331.30 EUR Million [+]
Imports 28631.50 26970.50 31559.90 6975.70 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 4374.00 3242.00 8787.00 -8022.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.80 -0.20 5.50 -4.00 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 96.60 96.90 106.90 94.10 Index Points [+]
Remittances 24.00 26.00 40.00 2.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 1810.00 2039.00 9322.00 -13716.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 227.43 227.43 258.09 227.43 Tonnes [+]
External Debt 1143057.00 1054921.00 1262174.00 923263.00 EUR Million [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.80 Dec/14 -3.30 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -2.10 Dec/14 -2.90 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.10 Dec/14 2.00 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.10 Dec/14 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
France -1.00 Dec/14 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Germany 7.60 Dec/14 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.40 Dec/14 -1.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.90 Dec/14 0.90 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 Dec/14 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.30 Dec/14 11.00 11.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 3.09 Dec/14 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 6.30 Dec/14 5.80 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/14 1.40 1.50 -9.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 7.00 Dec/14 12.70 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -5.70 Dec/14 -7.90 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -5.50 Dec/14 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
United States -2.40 Dec/14 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]