Colombia Current Account Balance

1996 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Colombia Current Account recorded a deficit of 3.1 USD bn in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit of 1.8 USD bn in the previous quarter. Colombia Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1996 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of -1.5 USD bn. The data reached an all-time high of 363.4 USD mn in Sep 2000 and a record low of -6.6 USD bn in Dec 2014. CEIC extends history for quarterly Current Account Balance. The Bank of the Republic of Colombia provides Current Account Balance in USD based on BPM6. Current Account Balance prior to Q1 2000 is based on BPM5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 2.2 USD bn in Dec 2020. Colombia Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 316.9 USD mn in Dec 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 1.6 USD bn in Dec 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 72.8 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Colombia Current Account Balance

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-3,114.2 Dec 2020 -1,751.7 Sep 2020 -6,570.8 Dec 2014 363.4 Sep 2000 USD mn quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020

Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -226.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 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) -70.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 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) -806.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -713.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 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) -386.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) 11.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1988 - Dec 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -230.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Botswana (USD mn) -332.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Brazil (USD mn) -7,253.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 11.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2019
Bulgaria (USD mn) 103.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 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) -25.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
China (USD mn) 130,200.0 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) 1,334.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 2,480.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 1,213.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -2,784.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -20.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
European Union (USD mn) 144,082.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) -85.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jan 2021
France (USD mn) -1,955.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -560.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Germany (USD mn) 30,687.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Greece (USD mn) -530.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 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) 6,362.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2020
Italy (USD mn) 864.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jan 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 14,450.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,176.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -1,728.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) -415.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 13,282.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (USD mn) -197.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (USD mn) 351.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 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) 109.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -242.6 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 357.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 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) -107.1 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) -30.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 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) -1,384.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 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) 16,972.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1967 - Sep 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) 266.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -199.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Panama (USD mn) 17.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) 298.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 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) 3,968.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -103.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Qatar (USD mn) -2,328.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Romania (USD mn) -291.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Jan 2021
Russia (USD mn) 6,800.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,321.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -21.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 14,572.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) -226.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (USD mn) 352.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,165.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) 887.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 240.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 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 (%) -4.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -6,251.420 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,241.132 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 171,027.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 65.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (COP bn) 472,919.970 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (COP bn) 881,658.890 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (COP bn) 447,725.860 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central Government: Revenue (COP bn) 13,546.007 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Central Government: Expenditure (COP bn) 18,006.070 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Tax Collection: Total (COP mn) 18,315,291.785 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Tax Collection: Internal: Petrol & Diesel Fuel Tax (COP mn) 137,074.079 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Tax Collection: Internal: Income Tax (COP mn) 6,707,450.919 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Tax Collection: Internal: VAT (COP mn) 8,509,030.969 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term (COP bn) 575,637.923 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term: Internal (COP bn) 340,426.945 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term: External (COP bn) 235,210.978 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.527 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,227.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,594.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 0.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 45,338.503 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 324,104.622 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 42,513.054 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,706.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Oct 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -11.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,704,414.658 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,136,719.809 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 884.013 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 840.267 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Sep 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 154.549 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 943.444 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1988 - Jan 2021
Trade Balance: ytd: Total (USD mn) -1,003.315 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2000=100) 127.360 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 316.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -3,114.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,211.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -130.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 1,576.804 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,583.299 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 147,285.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 56.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 22,200.0 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 8.2 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -15.501 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -175,473.792 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 2,722.907 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) -2,561.420 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2018
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account (USD mn) -2,509.391 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,366.430 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -1,356.477 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 604.763 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) -2,609.999 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 8,762.049 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 11,372.047 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -175,473.792 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 202,890.063 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 378,363.855 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Private Sector: Total (USD mn) 65,268.805 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Public Sector: Total (USD mn) 89,699.197 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Total: Long Term (USD mn) 132,767.955 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn) 2,211.232 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
FDI: Petroleum (USD mn) 48.863 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
FDI: Manufacturing (USD mn) 67.477 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
FDI: Wholesale & Retail Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (USD mn) 294.905 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
FDI: Transport, Storage & Communications (USD mn) 432.126 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
CO: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 906.334 2019 yearly 1968 - 2019
CO: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net (USD mn) -11,094.963 2019 yearly 1968 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.2 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 1995 - Nov 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 22.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 42,787.039 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1984 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 155,701.462 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1979 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 13.3 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1980 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2008 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 56,573.8 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 20.802 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 14.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jan 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 265.300 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 184,383.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 82.864 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1996 - Sep 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 172.800 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1996 - Sep 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 65,706.6 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Jan 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 149,399.024 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 1995 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 6.07 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 54.67 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Money Supply: M1 (COP bn) 144,404.096 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1982 - Sep 2020
Net International Reserves: Gross (USD mn) 58,982.007 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Feb 2021
Net International Reserves: Gross: Gold (USD mn) 265.300 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point) -1.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Dec 2020
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -10.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2020
IOS: Business Climate Indicators: Favorable Situation (%) 67.960 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2006 - Dec 2020
IOS: Business Climate Indicators: Better Expectations (%) 49.170 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2006 - Dec 2020

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