Portugal Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Portugal recorded a Current Account surplus of 0.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Portugal averaged -5.27 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 3.10 Percent in 1986 and a record low of -14.70 Percent in 1981. Current Account to GDP in Portugal is reported by the Eurostat.

   
 
 

Portugal Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 -2.00 3.10 -14.70 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 - Portugal Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Portugal Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

Portugal Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -862.00 -944.00 3.55 -2348.24 EUR Million [+]
Exports 3243.00 4449.00 4432.79 1.69 EUR Million [+]
Imports 4105.00 5365.00 5744.00 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 635.90 470.30 782.88 -2617.36 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.50 -2.00 3.10 -14.70 Percent [+]
External Debt 387984.00 382444.00 405641.00 212478.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 186.00 202.45 6254.66 -3455.59 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 351.56 241.38 515.40 153.66 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 382.51 382.51 606.76 382.48 Tonnes [+]