Niger Current Account to GDP 1974-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Niger recorded a Current Account deficit of 20.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Niger averaged -8.93 Percent from 1974 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 1.15 Percent in 1975 and a record low of -22.70 Percent in 2011. Current Account to GDP in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.


Niger Current Account to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-20.90 -22.70 1.15 -22.70 1974 - 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 - Niger Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Niger Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

Niger Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -170460.00 -29980.00 -23245.00 -216809.90 FCFA Million [+]
Exports 90576.00 180681.00 180681.00 54178.90 FCFA Million [+]
Imports 261036.00 210661.00 309233.80 152052.00 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account -506.70 -521.60 -172.90 -675.00 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -20.90 -22.70 1.15 -22.70 Percent [+]