Guinea Current Account to GDP

Guinea recorded a Current Account deficit of 18.28 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Guinea is reported by the Central Bank of Republic of Guinea. From 1986 until 2012, Guinea Current Account to GDP averaged -7.2 Percent reaching an all time high of -0.3 Percent in December of 2003 and a record low of -24.9 Percent in December of 2011. 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 - Guinea Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-18.28 -24.93 -0.30 -24.93 -22.86 | 2014/06 1986 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Guinea Current Account to GDP
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Balance of Trade -103.83 2013-06-30 -58.20 164.37 -524.00 -87.01 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Current Account -321.96 2013-06-30 -215.87 -8.95 -675.34 -266.54 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -18.28 2012-12-31 -24.93 -0.30 -24.93 -22.86 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Exports 380.30 2013-06-30 290.51 1471.17 120.92 347.26 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Imports 484.13 2013-06-30 348.71 1398.49 321.74 427.89 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
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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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Guinea Interest Rate at 16.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Guinea was last recorded at 16 percent. Interest Rate in Guinea is reported by the Central Bank of Republic of Guinea.
Guinea Personal Income Tax Rate at 40.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Guinea stands at 40 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Guinea is reported by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Guinea Corporate Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Guinea stands at 35 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Guinea is reported by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Guinea Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Guinea stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Guinea is reported by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Guinea Balance of Trade at -103.83 USD Million  
Guinea recorded a trade deficit of 103.83 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Guinea is reported by the Central Bank of Republic of Guinea.
Guinea Current Account at -321.96 USD Million  
Guinea recorded a Current Account deficit of 321.96 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Current Account in Guinea is reported by the Central Bank of Republic of Guinea.
Guinea Government Budget at -1.40 Percent of GDP  
Guinea recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Guinea is reported by the Central Bank of Republic of Guinea.
Guinea Unemployment Rate at 22.30 Percent  
The unemployment rate in Guinea was last reported at 22.3 percent in 2009. Unemployment Rate in Guinea is reported by the INS, Guinea.
Guinea Inflation Rate at 10.30 Percent  
The inflation rate in Guinea was recorded at 10.30 percent in November of 2013. Inflation Rate in Guinea is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique de Guinée.
Guinea Current Account to GDP at -18.28 Percent  
Guinea recorded a Current Account deficit of 18.28 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Guinea is reported by the Central Bank of Republic of Guinea.
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