New Zealand Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

New Zealand recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in New Zealand averaged -4.68 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of -0.90 Percent in 1988 and a record low of -8.90 Percent in 1984. Current Account to GDP in New Zealand is reported by the Statistics New Zealand.

   
 
 

New Zealand Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.40 -4.10 -0.90 -8.90 1980 - 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 - New Zealand Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - New Zealand Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

New Zealand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1350.00 -489.00 1157.64 -1350.00 NZD Million [+]
Exports 3614.00 3510.00 5033.00 19.68 NZD Million [+]
Imports 4965.00 4000.00 4965.00 37.85 NZD Million [+]
Current Account -1060.00 -585.00 364.00 -4296.00 NZD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.40 -4.10 -0.90 -8.90 Percent [+]
External Debt 237685.00 248588.00 271406.00 67673.00 NZD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 1419.00 1414.00 1438.00 796.00 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2437.00 2414.00 2654.00 676.00 NZD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 413121.00 415153.00 530889.00 2751.00 [+]