Mauritania Current Account to GDP 1963-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 10.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania averaged -11.14 Percent from 1963 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 6.33 Percent in 1984 and a record low of -36.86 Percent in 1970. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania is reported by the Central Bank of Mauritania.

   
 
 

Mauritania Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-10.80 -10.40 6.33 -36.86 1963 - 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 - Mauritania Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Mauritania Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Mauritania Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -19.07 -42.45 45.66 -316.67 MRO Billion [+]
Exports 180.21 184.71 224.50 18.54 MRO Billion [+]
Imports 199.28 227.16 502.62 13.51 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account -379.20 -363.74 27.69 -379.20 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.80 -10.40 6.33 -36.86 Percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.00 Tonnes [+]