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

Brazil recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.66 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Brazil averaged -1.84 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 1.80 Percent in 2004 and a record low of -8.20 Percent in 1982. Current Account to GDP in Brazil is reported by the Banco Central do Brasil.

   
 
 

Brazil Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.66 -2.40 1.80 -8.20 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 - Brazil Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Brazil Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -939.00 1168.00 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Exports 19617.00 20465.00 26158.51 75.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 20556.00 19297.00 23050.46 67.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -5489.00 -6017.60 3068.40 -11529.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.66 -2.40 1.80 -8.20 Percent [+]
External Debt 330222.28 318837.68 330222.28 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 116.66 116.99 132.64 64.71 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 6840.00 5898.18 15374.35 -22.15 USD Million [+]
Remittances 1989.00 1974.00 6411.00 1974.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 10689.30 6879.20 16811.30 -16639.20 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.20 67.20 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2246.00 2189.00 2246.00 330.00 BBL/D/1K [+]