Cameroon Current Account to GDP 1977-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Cameroon recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Cameroon averaged -3.37 Percent from 1977 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 1.38 Percent in 2007 and a record low of -7.26 Percent in 1987. Current Account to GDP in Cameroon is reported by the Bank of Central African States.

   
 
 

Cameroon Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.30 -3.30 1.38 -7.26 1977 - 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 - Cameroon Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Cameroon Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Cameroon Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1054.40 -1142.70 304.50 -1142.70 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Exports 2230.68 2182.45 2284.70 860.70 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Imports 3285.08 3325.16 3325.16 1104.20 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account -830.80 -379.90 -117.60 -830.80 FCFA Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -3.30 1.38 -7.26 Percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.93 0.93 0.93 0.93 Tonnes [+]