Zambia Current Account to GDP 1978-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Zambia recorded a Current Account deficit of 2 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Zambia averaged -9.28 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
-2.00 -3.30 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. Content for - Zambia Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Zambia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 98.40 113.00 1484.00 -493.00 Million Zambian Kwacha [+]
Exports 4943.90 5362.00 5492.00 271.00 Million Zambian Kwacha [+]
Imports 4845.50 5245.00 5307.80 518.00 Million Zambian Kwacha [+]
Current Account 67.50 240.20 620.00 -648.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.00 -3.30 7.40 -20.88 Percent [+]