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

Ghana recorded a Current Account deficit of 12.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Ghana averaged -4.36 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 0.10 Percent in 1980 and a record low of -14.60 Percent in 2007. Current Account to GDP in Ghana is reported by the Bank of Ghana.

   
 
 

Ghana Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-12.30 -12.10 0.10 -14.60 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 - Ghana Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Ghana Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Sunday, October 26, 2014.

Ghana Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -233.80 -1132.00 584.22 -1638.10 USD Million [+]
Exports 3454.80 3396.71 4118.30 565.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 3688.60 4528.73 4747.16 692.74 USD Million [+]
Current Account -953.00 -1353.26 229.10 -2184.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -12.30 -12.10 0.10 -14.60 Percent [+]
Capital Flows 195.10 2019.42 2758.18 -51.10 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8.74 8.74 8.74 8.71 Tonnes [+]