Gabon Current Account to GDP 1978-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Gabon recorded a Current Account surplus of 6.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Gabon averaged 5.59 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. Current Account to GDP in Gabon is reported by the Direction Générale des Statistiques du Gabon.

   
 
 

Gabon Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.90 7.50 22.88 -31.07 1978 - 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 - Gabon Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Gabon Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Sunday, October 26, 2014.

Gabon Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3711.95 3572.48 3964.22 439.20 FCFA Million [+]
Exports 6168.03 5829.90 6168.03 1125.40 FCFA Million [+]
Imports 2456.08 2257.42 2456.08 560.60 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account 765.50 1516.50 1516.50 236.30 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 6.90 7.50 22.88 -31.07 Percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.40 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 240.00 240.00 374.00 220.00 BBL/D/1K [+]