Bahrain Current Account Balance

2018 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Bahrain Current Account recorded a deficit of 663.4 USD mn in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit of 713.7 USD mn in the previous quarter. Bahrain Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2018 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of -515.4 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 456.4 USD mn in Mar 2019 and a record low of -1.5 USD bn in Jun 2020. CEIC converts quarterly Current Account Balance into USD. The Central Bank of Bahrain provides Current Account Balance in local currency. The Central Bank of Bahrain average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 294.9 USD mn in Dec 2020. Bahrain Direct Investment Abroad fell by 205.0 USD mn in Dec 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 14.6 USD mn in Dec 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 8.8 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Bahrain Current Account Balance

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-663.4 Dec 2020 -713.7 Sep 2020 -1,516.4 Jun 2020 456.4 Mar 2019 USD mn quarterly Mar 2018 - 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 (%) -5.0 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,850.646 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 761.088 2017 yearly 1990 - 2017
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 2.1 2017 yearly 1990 - 2017
National Government Debt (USD mn) 35,804.5 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 2001 - Feb 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 100.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BHD bn) 4.887 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BHD bn) 26.615 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (BHD bn) 2.914 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Budget: Net Surplus or Deficit (BHD mn) -695.966 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Government Budget: Revenue: Non Oil: Taxation and Fees (BHD mn) 286.169 2017 yearly 1990 - 2017
Domestic Public Debt Instruments: Outstanding (BHD mn) 13,465.400 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 2001 - Feb 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.585 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,558.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2019 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,508,843.534 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,584.395 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 952.120 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,475.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -21.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2019 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 126,221.920 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 38,700.526 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 44.727 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 39.165 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 46.873 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 1994 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 140.735 Sep 2019 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2019
Exports (BHD mn) 1,338.400 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports (BHD mn) 1,307.200 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Exports: Annual: Re-Exports (BHD mn) 109.900 2007 yearly 1991 - 2007
Energy Exports: Volume: Petroleum Products (Barrel th) 6,836.000 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2018
BH: Export Volume Index (2000=100) 133.571 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
BH: Import Volume Index (2000=100) 178.036 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
BH: Export Value Index (2000=100) 294.754 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
BH: Import Value Index (2000=100) 278.315 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -205.0 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -663.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 294.9 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 14.625 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.363 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 26,197.814 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
BH: BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 2,418.351 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 3,845.745 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Capital Account (USD mn) 795.213 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 4,494.415 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) -2,201.330 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 795.213 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,403.989 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 111.170 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 1,515.160 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Current Account: Credit (USD mn) 32,515.691 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -1,504.255 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) -1,504.255 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 2,572.606 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn) 981.915 2011 yearly 1975 - 2011
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,572.606 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) 2,775.798 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) -4,977.128 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BoP: CF: Capital Account (BHD mn) 293.100 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services (BHD mn) 781.900 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Reserve Assets: Net (BHD mn) 547.800 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net (BHD mn) 817.300 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (BHD mn) -924.600 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account (BHD mn) 1,175.100 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (BHD mn) -1,220.000 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment (BHD mn) 188.000 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods (BHD mn) -47.800 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (BHD mn) -3,423.100 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (BHD mn) -1,871.000 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (BHD mn) 4,205.000 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income (BHD mn) -1,029.500 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (BHD mn) 946.400 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Workers' Remittances (BHD mn) -1,029.500 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net: Assets (BHD mn) -472.200 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net: Liabilities (BHD mn) 1,289.500 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net (BHD mn) -378.000 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Assets (BHD mn) -420.900 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Liabilities (BHD mn) 42.900 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
BoP: Errors and Omissions (BHD mn) -248.200 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (BHD mn) 9,852.500 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
IIP: Assets (BHD mn) 50,541.700 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
IIP: Liabilities (BHD mn) 40,689.200 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
No of Registrations: New Enterprises (Unit) 2,071.000 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.5 Mar 2018 semiannually Mar 2013 - Mar 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 7,880.483 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1974 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 34,431.146 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1974 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 5.9 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1975 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 5.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,946.8 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1965 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 5.638 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.6 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 6.649 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1966 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 45,816.194 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) -0.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,296.1 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1991 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.7 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1992 - Feb 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,690.311 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 6.96 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 75.59 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency Outside Banks (BHD mn) 535.600 Nov 2018 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2018
Official Reserves (BHD mn) 1,708.300 Sep 2015 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2015
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: Non Bank Residents (NR) (BHD mn) 10,196.700 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: NR: Personal (BHD mn) 4,596.700 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: NR: Business (BHD mn) 5,303.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

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