Swaziland Current Account to GDP

Swaziland recorded a Current Account surplus of 4 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland. Current Account to GDP in Swaziland averaged -2.75 Percent from 1974 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 17.87 Percent in 1975 and a record low of -28.95 Percent in 1979. 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 - Swaziland Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 -8.60 17.87 -28.95 23.75 | 2014/06 1974 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Swaziland Current Account to GDP
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Balance of Trade 1186.79 2013-12-31 1190.24 1190.24 -1074.80 1199.19 2014-03-31 SZL Million [+]
Current Account 835.30 2013-09-30 743.00 891.00 -3454.50 973.21 2014-06-30 SZL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.00 2012-12-31 -8.60 17.87 -28.95 23.75 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Exports 5749.05 2013-12-31 5348.39 5749.05 1499.90 5597.16 2014-03-31 SZL Million [+]
Imports 4562.25 2013-12-31 4158.15 33054.80 1665.80 4393.27 2014-03-31 SZL Million [+]
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Current Account to GDP | Notes
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competiveness 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.


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Swaziland Government Debt To GDP at 9.68 Percent of GDP  
Swaziland recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 9.68 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Debt To GDP in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Imports at 4562.25 SZL Million  
Imports in Swaziland increased to 4562.25 SZL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 4158.15 SZL Million in the third quarter of 2013. Imports in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Exports at 5749.05 SZL Million  
Exports in Swaziland increased to 5749.05 SZL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 5348.39 SZL Million in the third quarter of 2013. Exports in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Balance of Trade at 1186.79 SZL Million  
Swaziland recorded a trade surplus of 1186.79 SZL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Inflation Rate at 4.40 Percent  
The inflation rate in Swaziland was recorded at 4.40 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Current Account to GDP at 4.00 Percent  
Swaziland recorded a Current Account surplus of 4 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland GDP Annual Growth Rate at 2.78 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Swaziland is expected to grow by 2.78 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Population at 1.09 Million  
The total population in Swaziland was last recorded at 1.1 million people in 2013 from 0.4 million in 1960, changing 211 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Current Account at 835.30 SZL Million  
Swaziland recorded a Current Account surplus of 835.30 SZL Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Government Budget at -1.10 Percent of GDP  
Swaziland recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
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