Sri Lanka Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Sri Lanka recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Sri Lanka averaged -5.91 Percent from 1980 until 2013, 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.

   
 
 

Sri Lanka Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.90 -6.70 -0.40 -19.30 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 - 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 Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -733.20 -890.60 -50.10 -1100.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 991.30 954.70 1069.90 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1724.50 1845.30 1986.40 408.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -13298.00 -55005.00 30854.90 -189897.00 LKR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.90 -6.70 -0.40 -19.30 Percent [+]
External Debt 3171300.00 2960400.00 3171300.00 70173.30 LKR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 95.50 111.40 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1274593.00 1005605.00 1274593.00 39654.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 21.53 22.95 22.95 3.63 Tonnes [+]