Sao Tome and Principe Current Account to GDP 2001-2014 | Data | Chart

Sao Tome and Principe recorded a Current Account deficit of 26.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Sao Tome and Principe averaged -30.79 Percent from 2001 until 2013, reaching an all time high of -14.10 Percent in 2003 and a record low of -43 Percent in 2011. Current Account to GDP in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.

   
 
 

Sao Tome and Principe Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-26.80 -37.80 -14.10 -43.00 2001 - 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 - Sao Tome and Principe Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sao Tome and Principe Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -42.20 -29.80 -1.55 -42.20 USD Million [+]
Exports 2.97 2.01 3.23 0.10 USD Million [+]
Imports 45.17 31.82 45.17 3.23 USD Million [+]
Current Account -83.40 -98.83 8.70 -105.60 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -26.80 -37.80 -14.10 -43.00 Percent [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.90 Dec/13 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 Percent [+]
Brazil -3.66 Dec/13 -2.40 1.80 -8.20 Percent [+]
Canada -3.20 Dec/13 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 Percent [+]
China 2.00 Dec/13 2.60 10.10 -3.70 Percent [+]
Euro Area 2.40 Dec/13 1.40 2.40 -1.50 Percent [+]
France -1.30 Dec/13 -2.20 2.70 -2.20 Percent [+]
Germany 7.50 Dec/13 7.40 7.50 -1.70 Percent [+]
India -1.70 Dec/13 -4.70 1.50 -4.70 Percent [+]
Indonesia -3.30 Dec/13 -2.80 4.80 -6.80 Percent [+]
Italy 1.00 Dec/13 -0.30 3.20 -3.70 Percent [+]
Japan 0.70 Dec/13 1.10 4.80 -1.00 Percent [+]
Mexico -1.80 Dec/13 -1.20 3.40 -6.10 Percent [+]
Netherlands 10.40 Dec/13 9.50 10.40 -1.00 Percent [+]
Russia 1.56 Dec/13 3.60 18.00 -1.40 Percent [+]
South Korea 5.80 Dec/13 4.30 11.90 -8.30 Percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/13 -1.20 1.50 -10.00 Percent [+]
Switzerland 13.50 Dec/12 8.50 15.60 -0.60 Percent [+]
Turkey -7.90 Dec/13 -6.00 2.00 -9.70 Percent [+]
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/13 -3.80 1.90 -4.90 Percent [+]
United States -2.30 Dec/13 -2.70 0.20 -6.00 Percent [+]





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