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.

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Brazil Current Account to GDP


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, March 1, 2015.

Brazil Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3173.95 293.00 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Exports 13704.04 17491.00 26158.51 75.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 16878.00 17198.00 23050.46 67.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -10654.00 -10317.00 3068.40 -11529.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.17 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
External Debt 347621.29 338364.19 347621.29 64259.50 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 110.19 110.78 132.67 64.72 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3968.31 6649.87 15374.35 -22.15 USD Million [+]
Remittances 1989.00 1974.00 6411.00 1974.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 10835.20 954.40 16812.70 -16639.20 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 67.20 67.20 119.01 31.99 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2393.00 2358.00 2393.00 330.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.90 Dec/13 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -3.20 Dec/13 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.00 Dec/13 2.60 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.40 Dec/13 1.40 2.40 -1.50 percent [+]
France -1.30 Dec/13 -2.20 2.70 -2.20 percent [+]
Germany 7.50 Dec/13 7.40 7.50 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.70 Dec/13 -4.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.00 Dec/13 -0.30 3.20 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.70 Dec/13 1.10 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.40 Dec/13 9.50 10.40 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 1.56 Dec/13 3.60 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 5.80 Dec/13 4.30 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/13 -1.20 1.50 -10.00 percent [+]
Switzerland 12.30 Dec/13 9.16 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -7.90 Dec/13 -6.00 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/13 -3.80 1.90 -4.90 percent [+]
United States -2.30 Dec/13 -2.70 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]