Germany Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1991 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Germany Current Account surplus accounted for 7.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Sep 2020, compared with a 4.8 % surplus in the previous quarter. Germany Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1991 to Sep 2020, with an average value of 4.8 %. The data reached an all-time high of 9.1 % in Sep 2015 and a record low of -2.5 % in Sep 2000. CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Current Account Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. Deutsche Bundesbank provides Current Account Balance in EUR. Federal Statistics Office Germany provides Nominal GDP in EUR.

In the latest reports of Germany, Current Account recorded a surplus of 26.0 USD bn in Sep 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell by 1.4 USD bn in Sep 2020. Germany Direct Investment Abroad fell by 8.1 USD bn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 160.8 USD bn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 981.7 USD bn in Sep 2020.

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Germany Current Account Balance: % of GDP

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.8 Sep 2020 4.8 Jun 2020 -2.5 Sep 2000 9.1 Sep 2015 % quarterly Mar 1991 - 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 (%) -2.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1991 - Sep 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -52,265.638 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 211,216.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 2,749,308.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 67.5 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EUR bn) 1,839.709 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EUR bn) 2,398.769 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (EUR bn) 1,881.848 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
General Govt Debt: Foreign Creditors (EUR bn) 1,107.065 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
General Government Debt: as % of GDP (%) 70.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

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