Bangladesh Current Account Balance

1997 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Bangladesh Current Account Balance

  • Bangladesh Current Account recorded a surplus of 374.3 USD mn in Jul 2021, compared with a deficit of 1.7 USD bn in the previous month.
  • Bangladesh Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated monthly, available from Jul 1997 to Jul 2021, with an averaged value of 25.7 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 2.0 USD bn in Jul 2020 and a record low of -1.9 USD bn in Jan 2021.
  • CEIC converts monthly Current Account Balance into USD. Bangladesh Bank provides Current Account Balance in local currency based on BPM6. Bangladesh Bank average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Current Account Balance prior to July 2012 is based on BPM5.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 821.0 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 6.1 USD mn in Jun 2020.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 7.2 USD mn in Jun 2020.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 329.8 USD bn in Jun 2020.

View Bangladesh's Current Account Balance from Jul 1997 to Jul 2021 in the chart:

Bangladesh Current Account Balance

What was Bangladesh's Current Account Balance in Jul 2021?

Bangladesh Current Account recorded a surplus of 374.3 USD mn in Jul 2021, compared with a deficit of 1.7 USD bn in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
374.3 Jul 2021 -1,673.1 Jun 2021 -1,924.8 Jan 2021 2,038.9 Jul 2020 USD mn monthly Jul 1997 - Jul 2021

Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -293.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 2,763.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
Armenia (USD mn) 51.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Australia (USD mn) 15,759.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (USD mn) -1,660.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 1,250.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -663.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 374.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Jul 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 1,085.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 2,027.7 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 334.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -251.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Botswana (USD mn) -250.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Brazil (USD mn) -1,699.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) -91.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -3,144.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Canada (USD mn) 2,916.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 503.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
China (USD mn) 80,100.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -4,635.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -966.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -781.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) -465.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 3,274.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 1,156.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -46.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
European Union (USD mn) 95,448.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Finland (USD mn) 1,348.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 2021
France (USD mn) -3,134.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -381.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
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) -207.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 8,906.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hungary (USD mn) -796.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -251.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) 6,526.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1949 - Jun 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 4,474.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2021
Iran (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 18,070.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2021
Israel (USD mn) 5,105.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 5,507.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Sep 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -2,067.1 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 6,923.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,652.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2021
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) -355.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -406.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Laos (USD mn) -46.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Latvia (USD mn) -32.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -133.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 214.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 767.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 2,966.6 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 1.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -1,412.4 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 2,765.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Malta (USD mn) -461.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -452.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 6,286.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -506.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) -123.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 188.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,311.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -731.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) -198.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,069.0 Jul 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 28,416.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1967 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -2,127.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 11,135.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2021
Oman (USD mn) -8,660.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,421.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -291.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) -183.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 209.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) -1,019.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -455.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
Poland (USD mn) -1,575.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -384.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,943.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Sep 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) 19,243.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -620.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -19.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 6,068.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2021
Spain (USD mn) 1,152.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -990.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2021
Sudan (USD mn) 43.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Sweden (USD mn) 9,541.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 11,537.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1983 - Jun 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -77.594 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,791.721 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1990 - Sep 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 21.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BDT bn) 22,700.020 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 5,851.190 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 2,084,672.000 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 2002 - Jul 2021
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 265,860.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - May 2021
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -176,460.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - May 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.797 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,163.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,546.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 38.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Aug 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 595.353 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 102,923.420 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,942.411 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,709.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 58.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Aug 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 99,502.239 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 391,424.215 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 437.216 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 169.641 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 38.959 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,098.892 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 237.280 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 277.030 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Exports: Europe: Germany Federal Republic (BDT mn) 379,452.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Exports: Europe: Spain (BDT mn) 162,189.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 23,247.400 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Aug 2021
Imports: Cotton (BDT mn) 27,390.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Aug 2021
Imports: Textile and Articles Thereof (BDT mn) 28,120.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jul 2021
Imports: Petroleum Products (BDT mn) 62,200.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Aug 2021
Imports: Yarn (BDT mn) 29,235.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Aug 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Singapore (BDT mn) 421,190.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: China (BDT mn) 1,123,512.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Japan (BDT mn) 179,697.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Indonesia (BDT mn) 15,463.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: India (BDT mn) 656,981.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 6.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 374.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Jul 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.1 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 821.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7.158 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -4.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 11.785 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 70,671.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 10,986.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -12.216 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -44,326.496 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
BD: BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -17,914.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 69.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 96.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) -2,284.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -1,051.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -925.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 821.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -3,887.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,959.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 11.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -40.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 9,612.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -856.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 96.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 282.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 455.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2015 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,302.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -3,010.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 6,311.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 5,378.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2021
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,631,848.487 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 8,681,086.642 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -4,049,238.155 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 13.400 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 42,873.310 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 185,475.661 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 11.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jun 1987 - Sep 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 43,099.5 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1972 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 794.602 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 171,698.979 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1986 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 171,801.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 10.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1988 - Sep 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,780.601 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1991 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 13.38 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1992 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.05 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020

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