Bangladesh Current Account Balance

1997 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Bangladesh Current Account recorded a surplus of 65.5 USD mn in Dec 2020, compared with a surplus of 58.8 USD mn in the previous month. Bangladesh Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated monthly, available from Jul 1997 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of 33.7 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 2.0 USD bn in Jul 2020 and a record low of -1.6 USD bn in Oct 2017. 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 1.0 USD bn in Dec 2020. 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.

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Bangladesh Current Account Balance

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
65.5 Dec 2020 58.8 Nov 2020 -1,602.6 Oct 2017 2,038.9 Jul 2020 USD mn monthly Jul 1997 - 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 (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -77.594 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,469.129 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1990 - Feb 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) 22,562.950 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 5,574.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 1,717,343.000 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2002 - Jan 2021
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 239,550.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -6,700.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
BD: Revenue Excluding Grants (BDT mn) 1,769,180.000 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
BD: Social Contributions (BDT mn) 0.000 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
BD: Expenditure (BDT mn) 1,632,170.000 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
BD: Revenue and Grants: Revenue: Taxes on Income: Profits and Capital Gains (BDT mn) 450,780.000 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.003 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,679.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,889.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -7.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 667.168 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 115,240.626 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,502.325 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 4,569.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -3.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 110,004.230 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 432,673.520 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
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) 55.060 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 1998 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,072.174 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 259.380 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 225.950 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Exports: Europe: Germany Federal Republic (BDT mn) 521,442.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Exports: Europe: Spain (BDT mn) 214,662.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: India (BDT mn) 752,048.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Indonesia (BDT mn) 124,914.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Singapore (BDT mn) 48,343.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: China (BDT mn) 1,291,540.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Japan (BDT mn) 159,105.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
BD: Export Volume Index (2000=100) 529.505 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
BD: Import Volume Index (2000=100) 365.055 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
BD: Export Value Index (2000=100) 614.369 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
BD: Import Value Index (2000=100) 681.021 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
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) 65.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1997 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,013.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -4.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7.158 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) 66,427.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 9,526.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -10.942 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 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -977.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -3.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 44.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 10.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 788.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 15.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 44.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 6,426.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 387.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2015 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -2,521.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -962.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,013.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -4,426.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 2,616.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) -775.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) -3,057.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 9,064.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -13,490.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -260.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,261.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 13.400 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
BD: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,993.909 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
BD: External Debt: Debt Outstanding, Debt Ration and Debt Service (DOD): Stocks:... (USD mn) 52,124.148 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
BD: External Debt: DOD: Stocks: Long-Term (USD mn) 41,556.540 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 38,720.024 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 174,638.337 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 13.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1987 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 41,433.0 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1972 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 8.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 756.335 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 162,586.651 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1986 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 160,908.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1988 - Feb 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,780.601 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1991 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 11.76 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1992 - Jan 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.05 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
BD: Bank Non-Performing Loans to Total Gross Loans (%) 8.902 2019 yearly 2011 - 2019

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