France Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1997 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

France Current Account deficit accounted for 2.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Sep 2020, compared with a 3.5 % deficit in the previous quarter. France Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1997 to Sep 2020, with an average value of 0.0 %. The data reached an all-time high of 3.6 % in Jun 1999 and a record low of -3.9 % in Mar 2017. CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Current Account Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Bank of France provides Current Account Balance in EUR based on BPM6. Eurostat provides Nominal GDP in EUR. Current Account Balance prior to Q1 2008 is based on BPM5.

In the latest reports of France, Current Account recorded a deficit of 4.3 USD bn in Oct 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 2.8 USD bn in Oct 2020. France Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 4.7 USD bn in Oct 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 36.5 USD bn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 693.5 USD bn in Sep 2020.

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France Current Account Balance: % of GDP

What was France's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-2.0 Sep 2020 -3.5 Jun 2020 -3.9 Mar 2017 3.6 Jun 1999 % quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -5.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Algeria (%) -9.6 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2019
Argentina (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Armenia (%) -1.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) 2.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Sep 2020
Austria (%) 3.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.1 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2020
Bahrain (%) 3.3 2014 yearly 1997 - 2014
Bangladesh (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Belarus (%) 3.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1949 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -67,171.402 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 42,615.458 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 18.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,135,081.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 114.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EUR bn) 1,520.040 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EUR bn) 3,361.704 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (EUR bn) 1,391.809 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Debt: General Government (GG) (EUR bn) 2,674.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020

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