Zambia Current Account to GDP

Zambia recorded a Current Account surplus of 0.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Zambia averaged -8.92 Percent from 1978 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 7.40 Percent in 2010 and a record low of -20.88 Percent in 1986. Current Account to GDP in Zambia is reported by the Bank of Zambia.


Zambia Current Account to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 2.10 7.40 -20.88 1978 - 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 - Zambia Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 84.00 55.00 1484.00 -493.00 Million Zambian Kwacha [+]
Exports 4984.00 5337.00 5492.00 271.00 Million Zambian Kwacha [+]
Imports 4941.00 5308.00 5308.00 518.00 Million Zambian Kwacha [+]
Current Account 67.50 240.20 620.00 -648.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.20 2.10 7.40 -20.88 Percent [+]

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