Germany Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Germany recorded a Current Account surplus of 7.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Germany averaged 2.34 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 7.50 Percent in 2013 and a record low of -1.70 Percent in 1980. Current Account to GDP in Germany is reported by the Eurostat.

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Germany Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.50 7.40 7.50 -1.70 1980 - 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 - Germany Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Germany Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 21900.00 22100.00 23400.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Exports 103900.00 102511.40 102511.40 226.39 EUR Million [+]
Imports 81941.00 80400.00 81941.00 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 23100.00 23700.00 23700.00 -9353.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 7.50 7.40 7.50 -1.70 percent [+]
External Debt 655074.95 656275.00 922123.00 60638.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -2158.93 -3564.89 140457.80 -31502.04 EUR Million [+]
Remittances -863.00 -807.00 -601.00 -1228.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -30424.90 -34890.90 21575.30 -34890.90 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3384.19 3386.36 3468.60 3384.19 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 47.00 49.00 55.29 35.00 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 -3.66 Dec/13 -2.40 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 -3.30 Dec/13 -2.80 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 -1.80 Dec/13 -1.20 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 13.50 Dec/12 8.50 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 [+]