Algeria Current Account Balance: % of GDP

2007 - 2021 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Algeria Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • Algeria Current Account deficit accounted for 3.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Sep 2021, compared with a 2.3 % deficit in the previous quarter.
  • Algeria Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2007 to Sep 2021, with an average value of -3.1 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 26.7 % in Mar 2008 and a record low of -21.3 % in Mar 2016.

CEIC calculates quarterly Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Current Account Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Bank of Algeria provides Current Account Balance in USD. The National Office of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The International Monetary Fund average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Seasonally adjusted Nominal GDP is used due to unavailability of unadjusted GDP in quarterly frequency.


Key information about Algeria Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Algeria, Current Account recorded a deficit of 3.0 USD bn in Dec 2019.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 90.0 USD mn in Sep 2021.
  • Algeria Direct Investment Abroad fell by 51.8 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 45.2 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Algeria's Current Account Balance: % of GDP from Mar 2007 to Sep 2021 in the chart:

Algeria Current Account Balance: % of GDP

What was Algeria's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in Sep 2021?

Algeria Current Account deficit accounted for 3.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Sep 2021, compared with a 2.3 % deficit in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-3.8 Sep 2021 -2.3 Jun 2021 -21.3 Mar 2016 26.7 Mar 2008 % quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021

Current Account Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -4.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Algeria (%) -3.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (%) -0.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Armenia (%) -0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2022
Australia (%) 3.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (%) -0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 32.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2022
Bahrain (%) 17.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Bangladesh (%) -3.8 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Belarus (%) -8.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) -6.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (%) 4.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -5.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Botswana (%) 2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (%) -3.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Brunei (%) -20.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 0.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (%) -46.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Canada (%) -1.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Sep 2022
Chile (%) -13.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
China (%) 3.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2022
Colombia (%) -7.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Croatia (%) -0.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (%) -15.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (%) -9.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Denmark (%) 17.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2022
Ecuador (%) 4.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) -0.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
European Union (%) -0.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Finland (%) -9.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
France (%) -2.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2022
Georgia (%) -4.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Germany (%) 2.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022
Ghana (%) -3.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Greece (%) -8.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 4.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Hungary (%) -5.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Iceland (%) 2.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
India (%) -2.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (%) 1.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Iran (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (%) -3.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Israel (%) 3.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Italy (%) -0.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (%) -3.9 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) 4,680.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Jordan (%) -12.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 7.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) -5.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -2,971.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Aug 2022
Kosovo (%) -14.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -58.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Laos (%) 2.3 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Latvia (%) -5.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (%) -4.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Lithuania (%) -6.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (%) 3.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 9.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 2.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Malawi (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 1.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Malta (%) -6.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (%) -16.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Mexico (%) -1.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Moldova (%) -12.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Mongolia (%) -11.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Montenegro (%) -25.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Morocco (%) -8.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (%) -22.8 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Nepal (%) -12.8 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Netherlands (%) 3.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (%) -7.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1987 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (%) 4.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Norway (%) 20.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Oman (%) -11.2 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Pakistan (%) -4.6 2022 yearly 1977 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) -16.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Panama (%) -1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) -3.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Peru (%) -6.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Philippines (%) -7.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Poland (%) -4.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Portugal (%) 0.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Qatar (%) 28.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Romania (%) -9.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Russia (%) 14.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 16.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Serbia (%) -8.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Singapore (%) 20.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (%) -6.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Slovenia (%) 2.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
South Africa (%) -1.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Spain (%) 0.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) -3.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Sudan (%) -8.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Sweden (%) 2.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Switzerland (%) 5.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1983 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.4 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -12,994.688 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 10,163.491 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.8 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 62,686.3 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 36.4 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Forecast: Government Expenditure (DZD bn) 16,414.456 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (DZD bn) 35,101.791 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (DZD bn) 12,347.928 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Central Administration: Expenditures (DZD bn) 8,266.500 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Central Administration: Expenditures: Budget: Investment (DZD bn) 3,078.000 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Central Administration: Revenues and Grants (RG) (DZD bn) 6,751.400 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Central Administration: RG: RH: Fiscal: GS: VD: Value Added Tax (DZD bn) 332.200 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Central Administration: RG: RH: Fiscal: Taxes: Revenues and Profits (DZD bn) 1,185.000 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Central Administration: RG: RH: Fiscal (DZD bn) 2,648.500 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Central Administration: Cash Deficit/Surplus (DZD bn) -1,515.100 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Central Administration: Expenditures: Budget: Current (DZD bn) 4,648.300 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Central Administration Domestic Debt (DZD bn) 7,415.200 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) -0.114 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -274.8 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,717.1 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -18.5 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 46.762 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 2,684.513 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 715.417 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,988.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -15.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 989,174.151 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 653,757.990 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 460.579 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,419.574 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.151 Sep 2016 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2016
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 7,655.290 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Exports: USD: excl Hydrocarbons: Agricultural Equipment (USD mn) 0.010 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Exports: USD: excl Hydrocarbons: Food, Beverages and Tobacco (USD mn) 39.820 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Exports: USD: excl Hydrocarbons: Raw Materials (USD mn) 4.490 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Exports: USD: excl Hydrocarbons: Semi Finished Equipment (USD mn) 192.980 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Exports: USD: Energy and Lubricants (USD mn) 2,477.270 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Exports: European Union: Netherlands (DZD mn) 192,216.200 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Exports: North America: United States of America (DZD mn) 259,124.900 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Exports: European Union: Italy (DZD mn) 547,802.500 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Exports: European Union: France (DZD mn) 587,280.700 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Imports: USD: Agricultural Equipment (USD mn) 16.640 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Imports: USD: Raw Materials (USD mn) 220.210 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Imports: USD: Semi Finished Products (USD mn) 660.220 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Imports: European Union: Spain (DZD mn) 349,552.600 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Imports: North America: United States of America (DZD mn) 169,431.200 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Imports: European Union: United Kingdom (DZD mn) 61,467.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: European Union: France (DZD mn) 510,888.600 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -51.8 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 90.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 2.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 2,264.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 1.2 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -8.523 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 29,818.544 2021 yearly 2011 - 2021
DZ: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 0.000 2013 yearly 1977 - 2013
DZ: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 2013 yearly 1977 - 2013
DZ: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
DZ: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn) 0.000 2013 yearly 1977 - 2013
DZ: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
DZ: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 2013 yearly 1977 - 2013
DZ: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
BoP: Capital Account: Net Foreign Direct Investment (USD bn) 0.090 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD bn) 0.630 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Net Factor Income: Debit (USD bn) -1.430 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Overall Balance (USD bn) -2.360 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Debit (USD bn) -9.040 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD bn) -1.510 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Portfolio Investment (USD bn) 0.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods (USD bn) 0.090 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Credit (USD bn) 9.130 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Net Transfers (USD bn) 0.480 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Net Factor Income (USD bn) -1.260 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (USD bn) -1.560 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Net Factor Income: Credit (USD bn) 0.170 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Net Official Capital (USD bn) 0.050 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Capital Account (USD bn) 3.470 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD bn) -0.880 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
External Debt: Medium & Long Term (USD bn) 1.363 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 16.4 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 99,133.560 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 143,132.087 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 13.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 50,812.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 24.483 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 270.494 May 2017 monthly Dec 1950 - May 2017
Total Deposits (USD mn) 92,043.843 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2007 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 152,155.5 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Sep 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.3 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Sep 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 74,381.153 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Sep 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) -7.94 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2007 - Sep 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 26.49 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2006 - Sep 2021
Money Supply: M2: M1 (DZD bn) 13,598.200 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2021
Money Supply: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (DZD bn) 6,746.600 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Sep 2021
Sight Deposits (DZD bn) 6,590.500 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Sep 2021
Term Deposits (DZD bn) 6,035.200 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Sep 2021

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