Mali Current Account to GDP

Mali recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Mali is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO). Current Account to GDP in Mali averaged -8.41 Percent from 1975 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 0.51 Percent in 1977 and a record low of -15.96 Percent in 1985. 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 - Mali 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
-3.80 -5.40 0.51 -15.96 -3.65 | 2013/12 1975 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Mali Current Account to GDP
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Balance of Trade -197.50 2013-06-30 -163.78 27.50 -319.40 -155.87 2013-09-30 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Current Account -391.00 2012-12-31 -568.00 5.40 -1189.95 -350.03 2013-12-31 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.80 2012-12-31 -5.40 0.51 -15.96 -3.65 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Exports 314.65 2013-06-30 276.75 380.93 69.40 299.34 2013-09-30 CFA Franc Billion [+]
Imports 512.15 2013-06-30 440.53 570.40 116.00 458.00 2013-09-30 CFA Franc Billion [+]
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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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Mali Inflation Rate at 0.70 Percent  
The inflation rate in Mali was recorded at 0.70 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Mali is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique, Mali.
Mali Industrial Production at 3.10 Percent  
Industrial Production in Mali increased 3.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Mali is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique, Mali.
Mali Current Account at -391.00 USD Million  
Mali recorded a Current Account deficit of 391 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Mali is reported by the World Bank.
Mali Current Account to GDP at -3.80 Percent  
Mali recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Mali is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Mali Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Mali stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Mali is reported by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Mali Balance of Trade at -197.50 CFA Franc Billion  
Mali recorded a trade deficit of 197.50 CFA Franc Billion in the second quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Mali is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique, Mali.
Mali Interest Rate at 3.50 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Mali was last recorded at 3.50 percent. Interest Rate in Mali is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Mali Government Budget at -6.40 Percent of GDP  
Mali recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 6.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Mali is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Mali Imports at 512.15 CFA Franc Billion  
Imports in Mali increased to 512.15 CFA Franc Billion in the second quarter of 2013 from 440.53 CFA Franc Billion in the first quarter of 2013. Imports in Mali is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique, Mali.
Mali Exports at 314.65 CFA Franc Billion  
Exports in Mali increased to 314.65 CFA Franc Billion in the second quarter of 2013 from 276.75 CFA Franc Billion in the first quarter of 2013. Exports in Mali is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique, Mali.
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