Mauritania Current Account to GDP

Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 18.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania averaged -11.38 Percent from 1963 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 6.33 Percent in 1984 and a record low of -36.86 Percent in 1970. 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 - Mauritania Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-18.50 -5.30 6.33 -36.86 -14.50 | 2014/06 1963 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Mauritania Current Account to GDP
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Balance of Trade -316.67 2013-09-30 -29.89 45.66 -316.67 -237.87 2014-06-30 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account -374.85 2012-12-31 -79.20 27.69 -374.85 -669.85 2014-06-30 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -18.50 2012-12-31 -5.30 6.33 -36.86 -14.50 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Exports 185.96 2013-09-30 212.10 224.50 18.54 197.61 2014-06-30 MRO Billion [+]
Imports 502.62 2013-09-30 241.98 502.62 13.51 526.02 2014-06-30 MRO 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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Mauritania Inflation Rate at 4.10 Percent  
The inflation rate in Mauritania was recorded at 4.10 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Interest Rate at 9.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Mauritania was last recorded at 9 percent. Interest Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Personal Income Tax Rate at 33.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 33 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Industrial Production at 5.60 Percent  
Industrial Production in Mauritania increased 5.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Government Debt To GDP at 62.10 Percent  
Mauritania recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 62.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Current Account to GDP at -18.50 Percent  
Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 18.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.
Mauritania Corporate Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 25 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Mauritania stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Mauritania is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritania Balance of Trade at -316.67 MRO Billion  
Mauritania recorded a trade deficit of 316.67 MRO Billion in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
Mauritania Current Account at -374.85 MRO Billion  
Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 374.85 MRO Billion in 2012. Current Account in Mauritania is reported by the ONS, Mauritania.
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