Mauritius Current Account to GDP

Mauritius recorded a Current Account deficit of 10.20 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Mauritius is reported by Statistics Mauritius. From 1976 until 2012, Mauritius Current Account to GDP averaged -4.0 Percent reaching an all time high of 6.4 Percent in December of 1986 and a record low of -12.8 Percent in December of 1981. 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 - Mauritius Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-10.20 -9.80 6.40 -12.80 -11.04 | 2013/12 1976 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Mauritius Current Account to GDP
LIST BY COUNTRY

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
External Debt 23322.00 2008-06-29 26886.00 30610.00 6185.00 23130.97 2008-12-31 MUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 96332.00 2014-01-15 153611.00 153611.00 54924.00 [+]
Balance of Trade -23640.00 2013-11-15 -19557.00 560.00 -23640.00 -21994.66 2014-03-31 MUR Billion [+]
Current Account -9418.00 2013-11-15 -11987.00 3279.00 -14332.00 -9088.23 2014-03-31 MUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.20 2012-12-31 -9.80 6.40 -12.80 -11.04 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Exports 23560.00 2013-11-15 22481.00 23560.00 1407.00 22948.06 2014-03-31 MUR Billion [+]
Imports 47200.00 2013-11-15 42038.00 47200.00 1755.00 44982.78 2014-03-31 MUR 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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Mauritius Inflation Rate at 4.50 Percent  
The inflation rate in Mauritius was recorded at 4.50 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Bank Lending Rate at 3.05 Percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Mauritius decreased to 3.05 percent in March of 2014 from 3.23 percent in February of 2014. Bank Lending Rate in Mauritius is reported by the Bank of Mauritius.
Mauritius Changes in Inventories at 3773.00 MUR Million  
Changes in Inventories in Mauritius decreased to 3773 MUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 4833 MUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Changes in Inventories in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 107.70 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Mauritius decreased to 107.70 Index Points in March of 2014 from 108.46 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Consumer Spending at 75832.00 MUR Million  
Consumer Spending in Mauritius increased to 75832 MUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 67717 MUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Consumer Spending in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Employed Persons at 535.30  
The number of employed persons in Mauritius decreased to 535.30 in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 526200 in the third quarter of 2013. Employed Persons in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius External Debt at 23322.00 MUR Million  
External Debt in Mauritius decreased to 23322 MUR Million in 2008 from 26886 MUR Million in 2007. External Debt in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius GDP Constant Prices at 101114.00 MUR Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Mauritius increased to 101114 MUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 91055 MUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. GDP Constant Prices in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Government Budget Value at 375.20 MUR Million  
Mauritius recorded a government budget surplus of 375.20 MUR Million in 2008. Government Budget Value in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
Mauritius Government Spending at 13972.00 MUR Million  
Government Spending in Mauritius increased to 13972 MUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 13202 MUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Government Spending in Mauritius is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Mauritius.
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