Swaziland Current Account to GDP 1974-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Swaziland recorded a Current Account surplus of 3.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Swaziland averaged -2.70 percent from 1974 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 17.87 percent in 1975 and a record low of -28.95 percent in 1979. Current Account to GDP in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.

Swaziland Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.80 6.60 17.87 -28.95 1974 - 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 the latest reported value for - Swaziland Current Account to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Swaziland Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Monday, August 31, 2015.


Swaziland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1043.00 687.59 1043.00 -1074.80 SZL Million [+]
Exports 5871.00 5375.78 5871.00 1499.90 SZL Million [+]
Imports 4827.00 4688.19 4923.07 1665.80 SZL Million [+]
Current Account 336.53 -160.10 973.80 -3454.50 SZL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.80 6.60 17.87 -28.95 percent [+]
External Debt 3600.00 3577.70 3653.80 2715.20 SZL Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 36.90 124.70 731.60 36.90 SZL Million [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.80 Dec/14 -3.30 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -2.10 Dec/14 -2.90 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.10 Dec/14 2.00 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.10 Dec/14 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
France -1.00 Dec/14 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Germany 7.60 Dec/14 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.40 Dec/14 -1.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.90 Dec/14 0.90 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 Dec/14 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.30 Dec/14 11.00 11.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 3.09 Dec/14 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 6.30 Dec/14 5.80 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/14 1.40 1.50 -9.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 7.00 Dec/14 12.70 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 [+]