Argentina Current Account Balance

1976 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Argentina Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.4 USD bn in Dec 2020, compared with a surplus of 1.2 USD bn in the previous quarter. Argentina Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1976 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of -763.0 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 4.3 USD bn in Jun 2009 and a record low of -9.4 USD bn in Mar 2018. CEIC extends history for quarterly Current Account Balance. National Statistics & Census Institute provides Current Account Balance in USD based on BPM6. Current Account Balance prior to Q1 2006 is based on BPM5 and prior to Q1 1994 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.4 USD bn in Dec 2020. Argentina Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 324.2 USD mn in Dec 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 615.5 USD mn in Dec 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 98.8 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Argentina Current Account Balance

What was Argentina's Current Account Balance in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-1,371.7 Dec 2020 1,180.8 Sep 2020 -9,388.5 Mar 2018 4,297.8 Jun 2009 USD mn quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -419.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) -1,371.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Armenia (USD mn) 51.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Australia (USD mn) 10,607.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2020
Austria (USD mn) 1,910.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -19.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -663.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 65.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1997 - Dec 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 297.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Belgium (USD mn) -1,673.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) 11.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1988 - Dec 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -124.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Botswana (USD mn) -332.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Brazil (USD mn) -3,969.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 11.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2019
Bulgaria (USD mn) 424.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -1,954.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Canada (USD mn) -5,571.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2020
Chile (USD mn) 503.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
China (USD mn) 123,765.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Colombia (USD mn) -3,114.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Croatia (USD mn) -446.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (USD mn) -952.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,135.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 2,164.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 765.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -17.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
European Union (USD mn) 148,628.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) 451.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
France (USD mn) -3,171.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -559.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Germany (USD mn) 28,928.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Ghana (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Greece (USD mn) -1,016.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 3,984.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Hungary (USD mn) 149.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Dec 2020
Iceland (USD mn) 164.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
India (USD mn) -1,723.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1949 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 795.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Iran (USD mn) 3,754.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) 8,477.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Israel (USD mn) 5,105.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 4,520.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Feb 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 17,031.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,176.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -1,530.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) -415.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 9,261.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -197.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -6.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Laos (USD mn) -10.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) 140.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -133.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 295.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -209.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 18,555.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia (USD mn) -68.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Malawi (USD mn) -1,220.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,618.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Malta (USD mn) -107.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (USD mn) -465.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Mexico (USD mn) 17,408.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) -230.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (USD mn) -28.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Feb 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -271.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Morocco (USD mn) 128.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (USD mn) -731.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) -910.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -419.6 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 16,553.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1967 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (USD mn) -1,436.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 1,026.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Oman (USD mn) -4,140.4 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Pakistan (USD mn) -288.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -291.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 450.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) 209.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) 738.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Philippines (USD mn) 1,010.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Poland (USD mn) 1,961.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Portugal (USD mn) 50.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,769.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Feb 2021
Russia (USD mn) 3,700.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,317.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -58.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 14,572.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) -141.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 210.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,165.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) -2,068.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -280.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Sudan (USD mn) -1,060.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 6,660.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Switzerland (USD mn) -3,155.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,251.451 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,686.050 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 17.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 335,582.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 102.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ARS bn) 11,418.800 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ARS bn) 28,248.090 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Forecast: Government Revenue (ARS bn) 8,986.340 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Government Revenue: Taxes (ARS mn) 187,540.45 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2018
Non Financial Public Sector (NFPS) 2017: Total Balance (ARS mn) -117,060.700 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Current Expenditure (ARS mn) 637,397.600 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Total Revenue (ARS mn) 560,576.200 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Total Expenditure (ARS mn) 677,636.900 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Capital Expenditure (ARS mn) 40,239.300 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Current Revenue (ARS mn) 560,570.400 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.310 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 704.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,816.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 4,941.212 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 478,181.334 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 97,783.053 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,111.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 65.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,215,956.843 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,022,958.123 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 251.557 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 394.499 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 415.682 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,108.097 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1983 - Mar 2021
Exports (USD mn) 5,720.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Imports (USD mn) 5,320.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Fats and Oils (USD mn) 4,710.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Residues & Waste from Food Industry (USD mn) 9,567.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Industrial: Chemicals & Related Products (USD mn) 3,847.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Industrial: Transport Material (USD mn) 6,466.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Primary Products: Cereals (USD mn) 9,462.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Motor Vehicle Export (Unit) 22,394.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Motor Vehicle Export: Passenger Car: Automobile (Unit) 6,919.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Motor Vehicle Export: Passenger Car: Utility Vehicle (Unit) 15,475.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 324.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,371.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,363.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 42.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 615.518 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 572.701 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 272,852.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 72.0 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 71,504.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 19.0 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 2.041 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 70,759.762 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investments (USD mn) 4,091.186 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Import (USD mn) 2,699.496 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Deposit-taking Corporations, except the Central Bank (USD mn) 418.013 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Wholesale & Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles & ... (USD mn) -165.881 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Information & Communication (USD mn) -254.943 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Other Financial Corporations (USD mn) -80.884 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Germany (USD mn) -24.999 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Chile (USD mn) 24.550 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Spain (USD mn) -96.376 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: United States of america (USD mn) -522.212 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Netherlands (USD mn) -188.390 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
AR: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,281.788 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.0 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 5.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 36,812.220 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 66,283.020 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 56.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 41.1 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1985 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,646.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.993 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,393.000 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 71.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 75,008.502 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Apr 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 164,095.2 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.1 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2018
Credit to Households (USD bn) 17.235 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 80.092 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 17,785.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Apr 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,669.685 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 52.01 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 13.92 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 39,593.340 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves (FCR) (USD mn) 34,576.510 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Mar 2021
ORA: Gold Incl Gold Deposits & Gold Swapped (USD mn) 3,393.000 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Loans (ARS mn) 5,759,914.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2018

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