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.

   
 
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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 43.00 29.20 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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