Swaziland Current Account to GDP

Swaziland recorded a Current Account surplus of 5.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Swaziland averaged -2.57 Percent from 1974 until 2013, 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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.60 3.30 17.87 -28.95 1974 - 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 - Swaziland Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1186.79 1190.24 1190.24 -1074.80 SZL Million [+]
Exports 5749.05 5348.39 5749.05 1499.90 SZL Million [+]
Imports 4562.25 4158.15 33054.80 1665.80 SZL Million [+]
Current Account 973.80 735.50 973.80 -3454.50 SZL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 5.60 3.30 17.87 -28.95 Percent [+]

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