Bangladesh Current Account Balance

1997 - 2022 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Bangladesh Current Account Balance

  • Bangladesh Current Account recorded a deficit of 199.3 USD mn in Sep 2022, compared with a deficit of 97.7 USD mn in the previous month.
  • Bangladesh Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated monthly, available from Jul 1997 to Sep 2022, with an averaged value of 10.0 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 2.0 USD bn in Jul 2020 and a record low of -2.6 USD bn in Feb 2022.
  • 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 1.2 USD bn in Jun 2022.
  • Bangladesh Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 36.9 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 67.1 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 460.7 USD bn in Jun 2022.

View Bangladesh's Current Account Balance from Jul 1997 to Sep 2022 in the chart:

Bangladesh Current Account Balance

What was Bangladesh's Current Account Balance in Sep 2022?

Bangladesh Current Account recorded a deficit of 199.3 USD mn in Sep 2022, compared with a deficit of 97.7 USD mn in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-199.3 Sep 2022 -97.7 Aug 2022 -2,616.2 Feb 2022 2,038.9 Jul 2020 USD mn monthly Jul 1997 - Sep 2022

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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) -894.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
Armenia (USD mn) -15.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Australia (USD mn) 13,083.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) -466.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 6,378.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 2,027.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Bangladesh (USD mn) -199.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Sep 2022
Belarus (USD mn) -1,247.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) -4,842.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 475.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -344.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 515.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Brazil (USD mn) -4,625.1 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) -453.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) -3,026.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Canada (USD mn) -8,497.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Sep 2022
Chile (USD mn) -9,428.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2022
China (USD mn) 144,000.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2022
Colombia (USD mn) -6,176.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Croatia (USD mn) -1,070.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -1,104.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) -2,251.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 5,871.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 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) 8.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2022
European Union (USD mn) -13,262.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Finland (USD mn) 391.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 2022
France (USD mn) -7,261.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2022
Georgia (USD mn) -598.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 3,170.4 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Aug 2022
Ghana (USD mn) -764.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Greece (USD mn) -803.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 3,828.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -2,691.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 166.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2022
India (USD mn) -23,871.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1949 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 4,376.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 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) -1,997.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Sep 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -2,749.7 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) 4,680.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Jordan (USD mn) -1,334.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,217.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2022
Kenya (USD mn) -572.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -2,457.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 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) -72.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 55.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) -290.5 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 648.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 2,955.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
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) 3,152.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Malta (USD mn) -272.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) -508.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2022
Mexico (USD mn) -5,505.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Moldova (USD mn) -441.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) -32.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 67.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Morocco (USD mn) -2,804.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) -352.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) -741.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
Nepal (USD mn) -890.1 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 7,970.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1967 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) -4,629.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 5,069.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 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) -2,254.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -775.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Panama (USD mn) -292.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) -312.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Peru (USD mn) -3,661.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2022
Philippines (USD mn) -2,521.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Poland (USD mn) -1,546.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Portugal (USD mn) -41.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 17,255.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Romania (USD mn) -2,755.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jun 2002 - Sep 2022
Russia (USD mn) 17,000.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 45,364.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Serbia (USD mn) -130.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Sep 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 21,730.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) -372.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 406.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
South Africa (USD mn) -1,388.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Spain (USD mn) 1,362.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -472.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 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) 11,490.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1983 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 640.963 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Jul 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,298.736 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1990 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.9 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.8 2022 yearly 2010 - 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BDT bn) 27,689.292 2027 yearly 2003 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 6,864.349 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 317,030.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - May 2022
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) 60,180.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Jul 2022
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 2,815,992.000 Sep 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Sep 2022
BD: Expenditure (BDT mn) 2,583,378.700 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.192 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,348.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Sep 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,211.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Sep 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Sep 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,845.904 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 146,906.098 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,890.969 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,559.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Sep 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 21.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Sep 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 121,777.785 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 543,566.032 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 897.349 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 270.616 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 49.517 Aug 2022 monthly Nov 1998 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,798.662 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2022
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 240.500 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 283.380 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
BD: Export Volume Index (2000=100) 427.482 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
BD: Import Value Index (2000=100) 594.439 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
BD: Import Volume Index (2000=100) 330.121 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 36.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -199.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.8 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,214.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -67.073 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -58.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -9.115 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 95,857.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 20,646.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 4.5 2022 yearly 2012 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -23.953 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -70,887.037 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -5,892.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,972.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 1.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -20.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -20,971.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 93.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 28.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) 1,306.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,342.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -3,964.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 5,932.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 1,745.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 502.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2015 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 13,263.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -752.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 15.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 45.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -1,066.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -1,234.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,214.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,940,967.713 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 10,584,852.165 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -6,624,393.580 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 11.880 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 9.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 43,588.417 Sep 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Sep 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 178,017.433 Oct 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Oct 2022
M2 Growth (%) 8.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jun 1987 - Oct 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 32,249.2 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1972 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Sep 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 743.548 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 165,358.621 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1986 - Aug 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 7.6 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 1987 - Sep 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 178,668.6 Oct 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 16.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jul 1988 - Oct 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 180,657.604 Sep 2022 monthly Jun 1991 - Sep 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 11.85 Sep 2022 monthly Jun 1992 - Sep 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 33.51 2021 yearly 1974 - 2021
BD: Domestic Credit: Net (BDT mn) 17,915,237.000 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020

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