Uruguay Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Uruguay recorded a Current Account deficit of 4.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Uruguay averaged -1.81 percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 2.85 percent in 2002 and a record low of -6.34 percent in 1980. Current Account to GDP in Uruguay is reported by the World Bank.

Uruguay Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.60 -5.30 2.85 -6.34 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 the latest reported value for - Uruguay 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 - Uruguay Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Sunday, August 30, 2015.


Uruguay Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -125287.00 262712.00 262712.00 -428701.00 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 775166.00 924202.00 1093612.00 45706.00 USD Thousand [+]
Imports 900453.00 661490.00 1064782.00 119055.00 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account -714.70 -884.70 200.50 -1167.20 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.60 -5.30 2.85 -6.34 percent [+]
External Debt 25359.31 24256.04 25359.31 7725.65 USD Million [+]
Remittances 122.03 133.00 133.00 42.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.25 0.25 56.73 0.25 Tonnes [+]
Capital Flows 1299.20 2952.40 2952.40 -1101.80 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 689.10 487.10 872.80 429.12 USD Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 428953.99 265104.37 1092185.77 40721.01 USD Thousand [+]


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 [+]