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

Brazil recorded a Current Account deficit of 4.17 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Brazil averaged -1.90 percent from 1980 until 2014, 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.17 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 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 - 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 Sunday, August 30, 2015.


Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2379.00 4527.00 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Exports 18526.00 19628.00 26158.51 75.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 16147.00 15101.00 23050.46 67.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -6163.00 -2547.00 3068.40 -11529.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.17 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
External Debt 343221.42 350956.49 351101.97 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 102.77 101.02 132.67 64.72 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5994.00 5397.00 15374.35 -22.15 USD Million [+]
Remittances 1909.90 1943.90 6411.00 1909.90 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -5642.90 -2228.70 16812.70 -16639.20 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.18 67.20 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2394.00 2413.00 2497.00 330.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5813.00 5677.00 5813.00 1991.00 Thousand [+]


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 [+]