Morocco Current Account to GDP

Morocco recorded a Current Account deficit of 7.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Morocco is reported by the Bank al- Maghrib. Current Account to GDP in Morocco averaged -2.83 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 4.30 Percent in 2001 and a record low of -9.80 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 - Morocco 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
-7.80 -5.30 4.30 -9.80 -7.85 | 2014/12 1980 - 2013 Percent Yearly

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Morocco Current Account to GDP
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Current Account to GDP -7.80 2013-12-31 -5.30 4.30 -9.80 -7.85 2014-12-31 Percent [+]
Balance of Trade -15258.00 2014-02-15 -15470.00 -1254.60 -22921.00 -15918.91 2014-03-31 MAD Million [+]
Current Account -10082.40 2013-11-15 -14050.00 11697.00 -28726.70 -14267.26 2014-03-31 MAD Million [+]
Exports 14460.00 2014-02-15 14950.00 18600.80 69.00 16003.89 2014-03-31 MAD Million [+]
Imports 29948.00 2014-02-15 30410.00 38459.00 6424.40 31491.38 2014-03-31 MAD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 9375156.00 2012-06-29 9342133.00 9375156.00 4379990.00 9351505.65 2012-12-31 [+]
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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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Morocco Imports at 29948.00 MAD Million  
Imports in Morocco decreased to 29948 MAD Million in February of 2014 from 30410 MAD Million in January of 2014. Imports in Morocco is reported by the Office des Changes.
Morocco Current Account at -10082.40 MAD Million  
Morocco recorded a Current Account deficit of 10082.40 MAD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Morocco is reported by the Bank al- Maghrib.
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Morocco expanded 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Growth Rate in Morocco is reported by the Haut Commissariat au Plan.
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Morocco expanded 2.50 percent in the first quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Morocco is reported by the Haut Commissariat au Plan.
Morocco Government Spending at 159118.00 MAD Million  
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Morocco Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 259680.00 MAD Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Morocco increased to 259680 MAD Million in 2012 from 246394 MAD Million in 2011. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Morocco is reported by the Haut-commissariat Au Plan.
Morocco Producer Prices at 110.00 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Morocco decreased to 110 Index Points in February of 2014 from 110.40 Index Points in January of 2014. Producer Prices in Morocco is reported by the Haut-commissariat Au Plan.
Morocco Tourist Arrivals at 9375156.00  
Tourist Arrivals in Morocco increased to 9375156 in 2012 from 9342133 in 2011. Tourist Arrivals in Morocco is reported by the Ministry of Tourism, Morocco.
Morocco Unemployed Persons at 1116.00 Thousand  
The number of unemployed persons in Morocco increased to 1116 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 1009 Thousand in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployed Persons in Morocco is reported by the Haut-commissariat Au Plan.
Morocco Balance of Trade at -15258.00 MAD Million  
Morocco recorded a trade deficit of 15258 MAD Million in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Morocco is reported by the Office des Changes.
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