Bangladesh Forecast: Current Account Balance

1980 - 2026 | Yearly | USD bn | International Monetary Fund

Key information about Bangladesh`s Forecast: Current Account Balance

  • Bangladesh Current Account Balance is forecasted to be -3.808 USD bn in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund.
  • It records a decrease from the last reported number of -4.724 USD bn in Dec 2020.
  • Looking ahead, Bangladesh Current Account Balance is projected to stand at -12.216 USD bn in Dec 2026.
  • The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: BPM6: Current Account: USD.

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Bangladesh Forecast: Current Account Balance

What is Bangladesh's Forecast: Current Account Balance in 2026?

Bangladesh Current Account Balance is forecasted to be -3.808 USD bn in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-12.216 2026 -9.837 2025 -12.216 2026 4.262 2016 USD bn yearly 1980 - 2026

Forecast: Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (USD bn) 2.247 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Albania (USD bn) -1.767 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (USD bn) -10.900 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Andorra (USD bn) 0.761 2026 yearly 2019 - 2026
Angola (USD bn) 1.553 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (USD bn) -0.133 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Argentina (USD bn) 4.635 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (USD bn) -1.137 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Aruba (USD bn) 0.051 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Australia (USD bn) -10.421 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (USD bn) 12.987 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (USD bn) 2.672 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Bahamas (USD bn) -1.154 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bahrain (USD bn) -2.134 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bangladesh (USD bn) -12.216 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Barbados (USD bn) -0.212 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belarus (USD bn) -0.824 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Belgium (USD bn) -0.167 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (USD bn) -0.197 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Benin (USD bn) -1.376 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bhutan (USD bn) 0.083 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bolivia (USD bn) -2.133 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD bn) -0.978 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Botswana (USD bn) 1.086 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (USD bn) -79.313 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brunei (USD bn) 2.185 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Bulgaria (USD bn) 0.494 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burkina Faso (USD bn) -1.381 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burundi (USD bn) -0.591 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cambodia (USD bn) -3.153 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cameroon (USD bn) -1.811 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Canada (USD bn) -48.032 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (USD bn) -0.078 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (USD bn) -0.209 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chad (USD bn) -0.587 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chile (USD bn) -8.869 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (USD bn) 135.969 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Colombia (USD bn) -15.345 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (USD bn) -0.124 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Congo (USD bn) -0.829 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Costa Rica (USD bn) -2.023 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (USD bn) 0.092 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cyprus (USD bn) -1.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Czech Republic (USD bn) 3.253 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (USD bn) -1.086 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Denmark (USD bn) 33.215 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (USD bn) 0.153 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Dominica (USD bn) -0.066 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Dominican Republic (USD bn) -2.506 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ecuador (USD bn) 2.602 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Egypt (USD bn) -15.559 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
El Salvador (USD bn) -1.213 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (USD bn) -2.254 2026 yearly 1987 - 2026
Eritrea (USD bn) 0.320 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Estonia (USD bn) -1.732 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Swaziland (USD bn) 0.034 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (USD bn) -2.663 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Fiji (USD bn) -0.331 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Finland (USD bn) 6.473 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (USD bn) -24.649 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (USD bn) -0.568 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gambia (USD bn) -0.201 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Georgia (USD bn) -1.394 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Germany (USD bn) 361.353 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (USD bn) -4.493 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (USD bn) -9.113 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (USD bn) -0.145 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Guatemala (USD bn) 1.743 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea (USD bn) -1.898 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (USD bn) -0.095 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guyana (USD bn) 2.158 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Haiti (USD bn) -0.047 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Honduras (USD bn) -1.395 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD bn) 18.997 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (USD bn) 1.913 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (USD bn) 0.665 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (USD bn) -111.192 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Indonesia (USD bn) -37.250 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iran (USD bn) 13.093 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iraq (USD bn) -8.735 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Ireland (USD bn) 42.629 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (USD bn) 19.566 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (USD bn) 92.993 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (USD bn) -3.536 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jamaica (USD bn) -0.570 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Japan (USD bn) 203.775 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (USD bn) -1.217 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kazakhstan (USD bn) -8.323 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Kenya (USD bn) -7.710 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kiribati (USD bn) 0.051 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
South Korea (USD bn) 100.423 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (USD bn) -0.664 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Kuwait (USD bn) 13.480 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (USD bn) -0.729 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Laos (USD bn) -1.740 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Latvia (USD bn) -0.939 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Lebanon (USD bn) -2.733 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Lesotho (USD bn) -0.136 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Liberia (USD bn) -0.984 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Libya (USD bn) 5.962 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026

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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: Spain (BDT mn) 162,189.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Exports: Europe: Germany Federal Republic (BDT mn) 379,452.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 23,247.400 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Aug 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
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
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: 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: China (BDT mn) 1,123,512.000 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: 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
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 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
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: 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
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: 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
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,631,848.487 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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