Gabon Current Account to GDP

Gabon recorded a Current Account surplus of 10.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Gabon is reported by the Direction Générale des Statistiques du Gabon. Current Account to GDP in Gabon averaged 5.99 Percent from 1978 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 22.88 Percent in 2005 and a record low of -31.07 Percent in 1986. 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 - Gabon Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
10.40 12.40 22.88 -31.07 9.45 | 2014/06 1978 - 2013 Percent Yearly

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Gabon Current Account to GDP
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Balance of Trade 3711.95 2013-12-31 3572.48 3964.22 439.20 3662.28 2014-06-30 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account 765.50 2009-12-31 1516.50 1516.50 236.30 792.87 2010-12-31 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 10.40 2013-12-31 12.40 22.88 -31.07 9.45 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Exports 6168.03 2013-12-31 5829.90 6168.03 1125.40 6191.98 2014-06-30 FCFA Million [+]
Imports 2456.08 2013-12-31 2257.42 2456.08 560.60 2540.16 2014-06-30 FCFA Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 249.00 2013-10-15 247.00 374.00 220.00 Thousands Barrels per Day [+]
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Current Account to GDP | Notes
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competiveness 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.


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Gabon Inflation Rate at 3.26 Percent  
The inflation rate in Gabon was recorded at 3.26 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Gabon is reported by the Direction Générale des Statistiques du Gabon.
Gabon Crude Oil Production at 249.00 Thousands Barrels per Day  
Crude Oil Production in Gabon increased to 249 Thousands Barrels per Day in October of 2013 from 247 Thousands Barrels per Day in September of 2013. Crude Oil Production in Gabon is reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Gabon Interest Rate at 3.25 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Gabon was last recorded at 3.25 percent. Interest Rate in Gabon is reported by the Bank of Central African States.
Gabon Personal Income Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Gabon stands at 35 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Gabon is reported by the General Direction of Taxes.
Gabon Corporate Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Gabon stands at 35 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Gabon is reported by the General Direction of Taxes.
Gabon Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Gabon stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Gabon is reported by the General Direction of Taxes.
Gabon Current Account to GDP at 10.40 Percent  
Gabon recorded a Current Account surplus of 10.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Gabon is reported by the Direction Générale des Statistiques du Gabon.
Gabon Balance of Trade at 3711.95 FCFA Million  
Gabon recorded a trade surplus of 3711.95 FCFA Million in 2013. Balance of Trade in Gabon is reported by the Direction Générale des Statistiques du Gabon.
Gabon Imports at 2456.08 FCFA Million  
Imports in Gabon increased to 2456.08 FCFA Million in 2013 from 2257.42 FCFA Million in 2012. Imports in Gabon is reported by the Direction Générale des Statistiques du Gabon.
Gabon Exports at 6168.03 FCFA Million  
Exports in Gabon increased to 6168.03 FCFA Million in 2013 from 5829.90 FCFA Million in 2012. Exports in Gabon is reported by the Direction Générale des Statistiques du Gabon.
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