Saudi Arabia Current Account to GDP

Saudi Arabia recorded a Current Account surplus of 18 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Saudi Arabia averaged 4.25 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 28.50 Percent in 2005 and a record low of -21 Percent in 1991. Current Account to GDP in Saudi Arabia is reported by the Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency.

   
 
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Saudi Arabia Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18.00 22.50 28.50 -21.00 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 - Saudi Arabia Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 231276.03 227525.55 454159.00 3898.00 Million SAR [+]
Exports 369062.00 366596.00 677144.00 9118.00 Million SAR [+]
Imports 137786.10 139070.67 222985.00 2578.00 Million SAR [+]
Current Account 30731.00 38123.00 90060.70 -27509.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 18.00 22.50 28.50 -21.00 Percent [+]
Gold Reserves 322.90 322.90 322.90 142.95 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9690.00 9890.00 10414.00 2340.00 BBL/D/1K [+]





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