Vietnam Current Account to GDP

Vietnam recorded a Current Account surplus of 7.40 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Vietnam is reported by the Asian Development Bank. From 1980 until 2012, Vietnam Current Account to GDP averaged -3.5 Percent reaching an all time high of 7.4 Percent in December of 2012 and a record low of -11.9 Percent in December of 2008. 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 - Vietnam Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
7.40 0.20 7.40 -11.90 17.03 | 2014/06 1980 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Vietnam Current Account to GDP
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Balance of Trade -196.00 2014-03-31 -550.00 1440.00 -3888.00 180.85 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Current Account 9061.00 2012-06-29 233.00 9061.00 -10823.00 26922.92 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Exports 12280.00 2014-03-31 9540.00 12613.00 700.00 11775.69 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
External Debt 57841.00 2011-12-31 49343.00 57841.00 10345.00 77408.20 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2515.00 2013-05-15 1931.00 2515.00 1780.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 12470.00 2014-03-31 10090.00 12512.00 740.00 11908.04 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.79 2012-06-29 99.53 109.77 94.81 99.57 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Current Account to GDP 7.40 2012-12-31 0.20 7.40 -11.90 17.03 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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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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