Ghana Current Account Balance

2005 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Ghana Current Account recorded a deficit of 709.3 USD mn in Sep 2020, compared with a deficit of 663.0 USD mn in the previous quarter. Ghana Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2005 to Sep 2020, with an averaged value of -663.0 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 328.0 USD mn in Mar 2017 and a record low of -2.2 USD bn in Sep 2013. The Bank of Ghana provides quarterly Current Account Balance in USD. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 838.4 USD mn in Dec 2019. Ghana Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.8 USD mn in Dec 2019. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 26.5 USD mn in Dec 2019. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 17.8 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Ghana Current Account Balance

What was Ghana's Current Account Balance in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-709.3 Sep 2020 -663.0 Jun 2020 -2,184.0 Sep 2013 328.0 Mar 2017 USD mn quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -372.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 690.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
Armenia (USD mn) 51.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Australia (USD mn) 15,759.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (USD mn) -977.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -19.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -663.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,111.4 May 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - May 2021
Belarus (USD mn) -956.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,580.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 179.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -70.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 430.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Brazil (USD mn) -1,584.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 175.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -4,178.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
Canada (USD mn) 2,916.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 503.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
China (USD mn) 52,800.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -4,635.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -1,643.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -1,111.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) -607.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 3,033.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 726.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -107.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2021
European Union (USD mn) 95,054.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (USD mn) 660.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2021
France (USD mn) -4,101.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -364.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Germany (USD mn) 28,928.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Ghana (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Greece (USD mn) -1,611.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 7,814.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 701.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -251.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) -8,134.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1949 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) -2,231.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2021
Iran (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 18,070.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2021
Israel (USD mn) 5,105.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 4,217.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 12,824.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,583.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -1,530.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) -415.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 9,261.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -356.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -83.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Laos (USD mn) -46.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Latvia (USD mn) -278.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -133.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 116.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 424.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 2,966.6 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 1.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -1,220.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Malaysia (USD mn) 3,492.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Malta (USD mn) -51.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -430.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 6,286.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -341.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) -356.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jul 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -297.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -1,001.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -731.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) -198.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,069.0 Jul 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 27,258.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -3,612.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1971 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 11,135.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2021
Oman (USD mn) -8,660.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -2,457.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -291.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) -225.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 209.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) -2,103.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -380.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Poland (USD mn) 336.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -285.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,867.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Jun 2021
Russia (USD mn) 3,700.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,317.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -58.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 19,243.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -42.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 188.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 6,068.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2021
Spain (USD mn) 333.7 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -630.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Sudan (USD mn) 43.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Sweden (USD mn) 9,541.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 17,604.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1983 - Mar 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,074.460 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 458.822 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 76.1 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (GHS bn) 176.019 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (GHS bn) 680.561 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (GHS bn) 122.228 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.279 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,298.2 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -7.6 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 78,941.724 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,104.971 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 194.656 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,164.3 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -7.7 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 193,659.988 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 65,505.488 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 90.887 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1985 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 76.976 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1995 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 486.328 Feb 2021 monthly May 1995 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 151.945 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Feb 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2.8 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 838.4 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -26.500 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 18.1 2010 yearly 1975 - 2010
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -26.500 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 24,598.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -3.960 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -27,311.841 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 15.3 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2005 - Feb 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,269.750 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 10,559.734 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 16,404.248 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
M2 Growth (%) 35.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 6,884.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 9.927 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.8 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,706.305 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 25.7 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 23,472.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1967 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 48.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1968 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,292.948 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.60 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 9.93 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) -3.5 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2013 - Feb 2021

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