Sri Lanka Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Sri Lanka recorded a Current Account deficit of 2.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Sri Lanka averaged -5.81 percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of -0.40 percent in 2003 and a record low of -19.30 percent in 1980. Current Account to GDP in Sri Lanka is reported by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.70 -3.70 -0.40 -19.30 1980 - 2014 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 - Sri Lanka Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sri Lanka Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Monday, May 25, 2015.

Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -638.20 -771.90 -50.10 -1724.50 USD Million [+]
Exports 891.40 909.80 1069.90 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1529.50 1681.60 1986.40 408.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -119369.00 -18544.00 30854.90 -189897.00 LKR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -3.70 -0.40 -19.30 percent [+]
External Debt 3182900.00 3272700.00 3272700.00 70173.30 LKR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 110.60 100.80 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1527153.00 1274593.00 1527153.00 39654.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 23.10 22.23 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 351.00 293.00 386.00 20.00 USD Million [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.90 Dec/13 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 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 -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 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 -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 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 12.30 Dec/13 9.16 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -5.70 Dec/14 -7.90 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -5.50 Dec/14 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
United States -2.40 Dec/14 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]