Argentina Current Account Balance

1976 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Argentina Current Account Balance

  • Argentina Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in Mar 2022, compared with a surplus of 290.7 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Argentina Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1976 to Mar 2022, with an averaged value of -662.0 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. The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses 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 3.6 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Argentina Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 420.7 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 1.4 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 138.6 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Argentina's Current Account Balance from Mar 1976 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Argentina Current Account Balance

What was Argentina's Current Account Balance in Mar 2022?

Argentina Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in Mar 2022, compared with a surplus of 290.7 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-1,130.3 Mar 2022 290.7 Dec 2021 -9,396.4 Mar 2018 4,297.8 Jun 2009 USD mn quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022

Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -221.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) -1,130.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
Armenia (USD mn) -284.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Australia (USD mn) 13,083.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) 1,310.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 3,952.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 2,027.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,246.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Jun 2022
Belarus (USD mn) -1,247.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 112.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 274.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -239.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 126.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (USD mn) -3,506.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2022
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 97.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) -2,248.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Canada (USD mn) 2,109.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2022
Chile (USD mn) -6,564.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
China (USD mn) 80,200.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
Colombia (USD mn) -5,039.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Croatia (USD mn) -1,070.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -1,192.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) -1,937.8 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 5,417.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 808.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (USD mn) -5,791.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Estonia (USD mn) -88.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
European Union (USD mn) -6,677.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Finland (USD mn) -301.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2022
France (USD mn) -5,417.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Georgia (USD mn) -598.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 13,821.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Ghana (USD mn) -690.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) -763.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 10,126.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -2,268.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -299.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) -13,403.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1949 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 3,853.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Iran (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 16,869.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Israel (USD mn) 4,149.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2022
Italy (USD mn) -1,175.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -2,749.7 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) -4,601.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Jordan (USD mn) -1,334.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 4,135.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Kenya (USD mn) -271.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -1,725.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) -332.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 13,069.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -1,050.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) -155.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Latvia (USD mn) -220.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 55.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) -110.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 493.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 3,878.6 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 1.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Malawi (USD mn) -1,462.4 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 1,016.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Malta (USD mn) -19.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) -340.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Mexico (USD mn) -703.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Moldova (USD mn) -532.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) -217.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) -379.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Morocco (USD mn) -1,733.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) -229.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) -624.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2021
Nepal (USD mn) -890.1 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 22,696.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) -4,629.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 2,577.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Norway (USD mn) 29,371.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Oman (USD mn) -8,660.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -4,235.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -623.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) -292.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) -790.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Peru (USD mn) -2,848.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Philippines (USD mn) -2,521.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Poland (USD mn) -1,771.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Portugal (USD mn) -672.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 10,266.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (USD mn) -3,263.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2002 - Jul 2022
Russia (USD mn) 16,500.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Aug 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 37,410.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (USD mn) -12.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jul 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 19,934.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) -102.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) -103.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2022
South Africa (USD mn) -1,388.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Spain (USD mn) 46.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -1,331.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) -169.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 3,657.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 20,622.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1983 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,002.992 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 8,892.626 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 376,300.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 78.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ARS bn) 109,556.099 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ARS bn) 179,437.957 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (ARS bn) 105,573.143 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Government Revenue: Taxes: Net Vat (ARS mn) 518,606.303 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2022
Government Revenue: Social Security (ARS mn) 353,525.730 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2022
Government Revenue: Taxes (ARS mn) 187,540.45 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2018
NFPS 2017: Capital Expenditure (ARS mn) 87,152.300 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Jul 2022
NFPS 2017: Total Revenue (ARS mn) 1,384,925.500 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Jul 2022
NFPS 2017: Total Expenditure (ARS mn) 1,598,465.400 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Jun 2022
NFPS 2017: Current Revenue (ARS mn) 1,382,959.600 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Jul 2022
Non Financial Public Sector (NFPS) 2017: Total Balance (ARS mn) -131,662.800 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Jul 2022
NFPS 2017: Current Expenditure (ARS mn) 1,429,436.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Jul 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.158 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -424.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 7,334.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 7.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,986.132 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 733,621.525 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 170,981.321 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 7,758.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 51.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,228,185.995 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,150,961.178 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 398.689 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,627.758 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 738.351 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,485.491 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 1983 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Industrial: Transport Material (USD mn) 6,515.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Primary Products: Cereals (USD mn) 13,751.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Residues & Waste from Food Industry (USD mn) 12,833.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Fats and Oils (USD mn) 8,733.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Industrial: Chemicals & Related Products (USD mn) 5,035.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Fuel, Oil & Petroleum Products Manufacturing (USD mn) 5,803.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Organic Chemicals (USD mn) 3,337.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Vehicles (USD mn) 6,428.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Machines, Instruments & Electric Materials (USD mn) 6,638.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 420.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,130.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 3,563.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -1,394.474 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 155.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -1,549.918 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 274,355.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 77,093.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 15.7 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 4.479 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 77,626.422 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Import (USD mn) 5,091.774 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investments (USD mn) -3,720.448 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Other Financial Corporations (USD mn) -80.884 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
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: 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
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
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.2 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 4.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 47,269.567 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 84,543.035 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 58.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 41.0 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 1985 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 32,375.6 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 6.373 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,502.290 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 102,223.670 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Sep 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 74.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Aug 2022
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) 20.383 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 102.271 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 20,530.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Aug 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 184,689.041 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 72.44 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 11.19 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: Month End: M2 (ARS th) 11,097,964,216.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Money Supply: Month End: M3 (ARS th) 19,172,860,482.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Money Supply: Month End: M1 (ARS th) 6,205,076,020.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 38,231.740 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jul 2022
ORA: Gold Incl Gold Deposits & Gold Swapped (USD mn) 3,502.290 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jul 2022
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves (FCR) (USD mn) 29,836.730 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - Jul 2022
Loans (ARS mn) 5,759,914.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2018
Loans: ARS: Non Financial: Private: Mortgages (ARS mn) 350,446.129 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Aug 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Geopolitical Risk Index (%) 0.034 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Aug 2022

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