Zimbabwe Current Account to GDP 1977-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Zimbabwe recorded a Current Account deficit of 34.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Zimbabwe averaged -9.10 Percent from 1977 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 1.60 Percent in 1988 and a record low of -38.70 Percent in 2011. Current Account to GDP in Zimbabwe is reported by the Reserve Bank of zimbabwe.


Zimbabwe Current Account to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-34.30 -35.30 1.60 -38.70 1977 - 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 - Zimbabwe Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Zimbabwe Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

Zimbabwe Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -228.07 -268.18 293.00 -5037.26 USD Million [+]
Exports 319.21 269.91 3557.03 156.41 USD Million [+]
Imports 547.29 538.11 8594.29 470.58 USD Million [+]
Current Account -2407.10 -3127.22 698.00 -3127.22 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -34.30 -35.30 1.60 -38.70 Percent [+]