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Laos Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1984 - 2016 | Yearly | % | CEIC

Laos's Current Account deficit accounted for 7.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2016, compared with a 15.7 % deficit in the previous year. Laos's Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1984 to Dec 2016, with an average value of -4.0 %. The data reached an all-time high of 6.4 % in Dec 1999 and a record low of -15.7 % in Dec 2015. CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from annual Current Account Balance and annual Nominal GDP. The Bank of the Lao PDR provides Current Account Balance in USD. Lao Statistics Bureau provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008. The Bank of the Lao PDR average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Nominal GDP prior to 2014 is based on SNA 1993. Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2002 is calculated from Current Account Balance and Nominal GDP, both sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Laos, Current Account recorded a deficit of 443.1 USD mn in Sep 2017. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 338.8 USD mn in Sep 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 32.5 USD mn in Jun 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 15.9 USD bn in Dec 2016.

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What was Laos's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in 2016?

Last

-7.8

2016
Previous

-15.7

2015
Min

-15.7

2015
Max

6.4

1999
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1984 - 2016

Updated on 19 Mar 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-7.8

2016

-15.7

2015

-15.7

2015

6.4

1999

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 19 Mar 2018

View Laos's Current Account Balance: % of GDP from 1984 to 2016 in the chart:

Current Account Balance: % of GDP Laos

Series Details
Series ID

249411901

Name

Current Account Balance: % of GDP Laos

Country

Laos

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

1984

Last Date

2016

Last Updated

19 Mar 2018

Statistics
Mean

-3.7

Variance

18.4

Standard deviation

4.3

Skewness

-0.2

Kurtosis

1.1

Coefficient variation

-1.2

Median

-4.0

Max
1999

6.4

Min
2015

-15.7

Previous observation
2015

-15.7

Last observation
2016

-7.8

Number of Observations

33

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3.3

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yearly

1998 - 2017

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12.0

Dec 2015

3.0

Sep 2015

3.0

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54.3

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2015

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2013

-2.2

2001

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

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3.3

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7.8

2013

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1998

15.7

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yearly

1997 - 2014

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11.1

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quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

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20.9

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15.9

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Dec 2008

29.3

Dec 2006

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quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

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8.6

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20.8

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quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

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Sep 2017

-6.8

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%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

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4.6

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Sep 2017

-19.8

Sep 1982

17.8

Dec 1985

%

quarterly

Mar 1979 - Dec 2017

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-2.2

Dec 2017

-1.7

Sep 2017

-4.6

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7.8

Sep 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

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Jordan

-8.5

Dec 2017

-8.6

Sep 2017

-26.6

Mar 2012

26.4

Jun 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Dec 2017

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South Korea

4.4

Dec 2017

5.6

Sep 2017

-13.1

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16.0

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

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Malawi

-11.1

2015

-18.6

2014

-25.1

1979

-0.2

1998

%

yearly

1977 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-26
Malaysia

3.6

Dec 2017

3.7

Sep 2017

0.4

Jun 2013

20.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
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-7.8

2016

-15.7

2015

-15.7

2015

6.4

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%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 19 Mar 2018
Macau

27.0

2016

25.3

2015

14.7

2006

40.9

2011

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

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-8.3

2016

-2.2

2015

-8.3

2016

0.0

2007

%

yearly

1986 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-30
Nepal

-0.4

2017

6.2

2016

-2.6

2010

6.2

2016

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
New Zealand

-2.7

Dec 2017

-2.2

Sep 2017

-9.0

Jun 2008

0.7

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Jun 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Pakistan

-4.1

2017

-1.7

2016

-8.1

2008

4.4

2003

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Philippines

-3.8

Dec 2017

2.5

Sep 2017

-10.1

Dec 1983

8.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Singapore

15.1

Dec 2017

22.5

Sep 2017

-6.3

Mar 1987

32.2

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Sri Lanka

-1.9

Sep 2017

-3.6

Jun 2017

-11.8

Jun 2008

2.4

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Taiwan

17.5

Dec 2017

15.1

Sep 2017

-12.8

Jun 1974

22.6

Sep 1986

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Thailand

9.3

Dec 2017

12.1

Sep 2017

-11.9

Jun 2005

16.6

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Vietnam

4.0

2016

0.5

2015

-12.8

1995

6.1

2012

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Albania

-9.7

Dec 2017

-4.2

Sep 2017

-19.1

Dec 2008

-4.2

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-05
Armenia

-9.1

Dec 2017

0.4

Sep 2017

-64.3

Mar 1995

6.0

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Azerbaijan

2.6

Sep 2017

4.0

Jun 2017

-5.4

Mar 2016

24.6

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Belarus

-4.4

Dec 2017

0.8

Sep 2017

-21.3

Mar 2011

12.0

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

-7.0

Dec 2017

-2.5

Sep 2017

-14.3

Jun 2008

-2.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

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Croatia

-5.6

Dec 2017

28.2

Sep 2017

-25.9

Dec 1997

31.0

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

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Georgia

-12.9

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-3.1

Sep 2017

-29.9

Mar 2008

-1.6

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

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Kazakhstan

-4.2

Sep 2017

-4.2

Jun 2017

-25.6

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15.0

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Kyrgyzstan

0.6

Dec 2017

-1.4

Sep 2017

-31.1

Mar 2008

11.0

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-23
Macedonia

-2.6

Dec 2017

7.0

Sep 2017

-21.0

Dec 2008

7.2

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-22
Moldova

-3.9

Dec 2017

-8.1

Sep 2017

-33.8

Mar 1998

12.6

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Mongolia

-20.7

Dec 2017

-7.8

Sep 2017

-56.5

Mar 2012

15.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Mauritius

-8.5

Dec 2017

-5.9

Sep 2017

-16.7

Sep 2011

1.6

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Montenegro

-38.8

Dec 2017

18.1

Sep 2017

-41.4

Mar 2017

23.9

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

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Russia

3.1

Dec 2017

-0.7

Sep 2017

-3.7

Jun 1998

21.4

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Serbia

-6.6

Dec 2017

-3.9

Sep 2017

-8.7

Mar 2017

-2.3

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Tajikistan

-0.4

Jun 2017

7.1

Mar 2017

-34.9

Mar 2012

11.3

Sep 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Turkey

-6.8

Dec 2017

-4.3

Sep 2017

-11.4

Mar 2011

5.8

Jun 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Ukraine

-2.7

Dec 2017

-3.3

Sep 2017

-12.1

Sep 2013

21.2

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Morocco

-1.2

Dec 2017

1.1

Sep 2017

-9.1

Jun 2017

1.7

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Nigeria

3.8

Dec 2017

2.0

Sep 2017

-5.3

Mar 2015

20.9

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Oman

-18.4

2016

-15.9

2015

-21.9

1998

16.7

2005

%

yearly

1974 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-28
Qatar

3.8

2017

-5.5

2016

-26.5

1995

33.8

1980

%

yearly

1978 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Saudi Arabia

4.4

Dec 2017

4.7

Sep 2017

-14.6

Dec 2015

35.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
South Africa

-2.9

Dec 2017

-2.1

Sep 2017

-11.0

Mar 1971

13.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Sudan

-3.7

2016

-5.6

2015

-11.7

1992

2.2

1985

%

yearly

1977 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-14
Syria

-0.6

2010

-1.9

2009

-13.6

1985

29.2

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2010

Updated on 2018-04-02
Tunisia

-8.8

2016

-8.9

2015

-11.1

1977

2.1

1988

%

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-06
Yemen

-8.0

2015

-3.4

2014

-10.1

2009

12.3

2000

%

yearly

1991 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-26
United Arab Emirates

3.8

2016

4.9

2015

-0.1

1998

21.3

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-21
Egypt

-2.7

Dec 2017

-2.5

Sep 2017

-7.8

Dec 2016

7.7

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Sep 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-05
Kuwait

6.3

2017

0.6

2016

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-16
Ivory Coast

-2.3

2017

-1.1

2016

-21.6

1980

10.4

2011

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
European Union

1.9

Dec 2017

2.1

Sep 2017

-2.7

Jun 2008

2.2

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Kenya

-7.0

Sep 2017

-6.2

Jun 2017

-13.4

Sep 2014

-1.5

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Iran

3.9

2017

0.3

2016

-1.1

1999

10.1

2012

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Lebanon

-16.4

2015

-24.4

2014

-25.6

2003

-5.1

2006

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-20
Kosovo

-14.0

Dec 2017

13.3

Sep 2017

-24.6

Dec 2011

13.3

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-04

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2016

13.71

2015

0.03

1960

17.72

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Real GDP Growth

7.0

2016

11.8

2015

6.2

2003

11.8

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Domestic Credit Growth

14.4

Sep 2017

16.4

Jun 2017

-30.1

Jun 2007

142.3

Dec 1997

%

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Total Imports

1,327.1

Sep 2017

1,245.5

Jun 2017

124.4

Sep 2004

1,412.0

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-01-11
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.88

Dec 2016

3.51

Nov 2016

-2.09

Aug 2009

18.87

Oct 2003

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

3,703.81

2022

3,447.07

2021

267.28

1998

3,703.81

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

171.23

2015

130.78

2014

1.78

2004

192.50

2006

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2016-11-17
Public Consumption: % of GDP

14.0

2016

15.1

2015

6.5

2000

17.1

2013

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Equity Market Index

943.1

Mar 2018

938.6

Feb 2018

898.5

Oct 2011

1,749.7

Jan 2011

11Jan2011=1000

monthly

Jan 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-30
Domestic Credit

9,121.8

Sep 2017

9,201.2

Jun 2017

57.7

Dec 1991

9,201.2

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Visitor Arrivals

3,315,000

2016

3,543,000

2015

60,000

1995

3,543,000

2015

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

6,669.00

Dec 2017

6,700.00

Dec 2016

100.00

Dec 2005

9,000.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Gold Production

6,893.00

2015

5,265.00

2014

25.00

1997

8,879.00

2003

kg

yearly

1997 - 2015

Updated on 2017-09-20
Population

6.6

2016

6.5

2015

1.7

1950

6.8

2014

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Gold Reserves

36.01

Jan 2018

36.00

Dec 2017

0.57

Jun 2001

36.83

Sep 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-19
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

3,116.40

Dec 2017

4,200.00

Dec 2016

1,000.00

Dec 2006

9,800.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
GDP Deflator Growth

3.0

2016

10.0

2015

0.5

2009

15.9

2006

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Unemployment Rate

1.50

2017

1.40

2016

1.30

2015

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Total Exports

927.8

Sep 2017

1,037.6

Jun 2017

71.8

Sep 2004

1,037.6

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-01-11
External Debt: % of GDP

37.7

2016

39.5

2015

36.5

2011

101.0

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-14
Trade Balance

-399.3

Sep 2017

-207.9

Jun 2017

-734.7

Mar 2015

31.7

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Tax Revenue

2,000.59

2016

1,952.05

2015

107.75

1998

2,000.59

2016

USD mn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

10,646.49

2022

9,902.80

2021

599.98

1980

10,646.49

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-13
Exchange Rate against USD

8,280.650

Feb 2018

8,287.318

Jan 2018

10.000

May 1981

10,900.938

Jul 2005

LAK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-19
Foreign Exchange Reserves

1,016.0

Jan 2018

1,161.7

Dec 2017

0.0

Dec 1987

1,165.2

Jun 2015

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1987 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-19
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-6.4

2016

12.0

2015

-26.3

2000

107.7

2004

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

7.00

2022

6.99

2021

-2.10

1988

15.33

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Silver Production

30.00

2014

29.71

2013

4.70

2008

30.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-3.7

2015

-2.2

2014

-4.7

2013

-0.7

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-19
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.7

Feb 2018

0.9

Jan 2018

-2.3

Aug 2009

167.1

Mar 1999

%

monthly

May 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-02
External Debt

5,994.4

2016

5,692.2

2015

769.6

1996

5,994.4

2016

USD mn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-14
Gross National Product

15,126.21

2016

13,750.43

2015

598.96

1988

15,126.21

2016

USD mn

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Gross Savings Rate

19.4

2016

11.0

2015

1.5

2001

23.9

2006

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Labour Force Participation Rate

78.3

2017

78.1

2016

78.1

2010

81.2

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
M2 Growth

12.4

Sep 2017

16.4

Jun 2017

8.3

Dec 2005

113.3

Dec 1998

%

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Reserve Requirement Ratio

5.0

Mar 2018

5.0

Feb 2018

5.0

Mar 2018

8.0

Apr 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-31
Private Consumption Expenditure

10,181.00

2016

10,250.33

2015

1,262.48

2002

10,250.33

2015

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Investment: % of GDP

29.0

2016

31.6

2015

13.4

2000

34.1

2005

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

6.3

2016

8.3

2015

0.3

2002

8.5

1996

%

yearly

1988 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Policy Rate

4.00

Mar 2018

4.00

Feb 2018

4.00

Mar 2018

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-31
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-1.28

2022

-1.44

2021

-3.20

2013

0.04

2000

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Aluminum: Exports

431.07

2016

579.06

2015

0.62

2013

579.06

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-27
Tourism Revenue

724

2016

725

2015

2

1991

725

2015

USD mn

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Employed Persons

3,474,582.00

2014

2,738,893.00

2004

2,166,193.00

1994

3,474,582.00

2014

Person

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2018-03-19
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-10.2

2017

-25.3

2016

-25.3

2016

63.3

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.10

2022

3.10

2021

-26.32

1990

188.82

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-04-18
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

9.16

2022

6.94

2021

-38.31

1980

122.65

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

77,433.59

2016

172,502.64

2015

4,235.75

1999

172,502.64

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

933.74

2016

10,639.45

2015

933.74

2016

12,774.33

2001

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Mobile

3,958,510.00

2016

3,727,162.00

2015

0.00

1991

5,480,851.00

2011

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Exports: Medicament

69.32

2015

106.78

2014

1.25

1998

1,711.80

2009

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2016-11-17
Imports: Medicament

12,397.08

2016

2,261.20

2015

40.44

1999

12,397.08

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
GDP per Capita

2,408.00

2016

2,226.00

2015

258.96

1998

2,408.00

2016

USD

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Private Consumption: % of GDP

64.4

2016

71.2

2015

64.4

2016

90.1

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Total Deposits

8,626.22

Sep 2017

8,526.09

Jun 2017

474.44

Dec 2004

8,626.22

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

93,624.42

2016

195,848.17

2015

13.04

1995

195,848.17

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

2.10

2016

36.48

2015

0.07

2001

183.18

2007

USD th

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

1,266,605.00

2016

962,497.00

2015

736.00

1960

1,266,605.00

2016

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Teledensity: Mobile

55.39

2016

53.10

2015

0.00

1991

84.05

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

27,659.58

2016

1,744.72

2015

29.24

2003

27,659.58

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Minerals Production

2,114,281.00

2015

1,453,823.00

2014

1,203,970.00

2010

2,114,281.00

2015

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017-05-19
Nominal GDP

15,912.5

2016

14,426.4

2015

1,045.0

1981

15,912.5

2016

USD mn

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Current Account Balance

-443.1

Sep 2017

-241.4

Jun 2017

-668.2

Mar 2015

111.1

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Electricity Production

25,066

2016

16,729

2015

844

1990

25,066

2016

GWh

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-28
Motor Vehicles Sales

9,785

2017

10,900

2016

1,100

2005

14,700

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

2.2

Sep 2017

2.2

Jun 2017

1.7

Jun 2014

6.3

Jun 2009

NA

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-32.46

Jun 2017

-1.57

Mar 2017

-69.81

Jun 2016

360.09

Jun 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Total Exports Growth

18.2

Sep 2017

21.1

Jun 2017

-29.5

Jun 2009

115.4

Jun 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Tourism Revenue Growth

-0.2

2016

13.0

2015

-23.0

2003

227.3

1995

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Nominal GDP Growth

10.26

2016

22.90

2015

8.07

2009

24.30

2006

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Public Consumption Expenditure

2,208.20

2016

2,173.91

2015

111.86

2000

2,208.20

2016

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Money Supply M1

1,253.92

Sep 2017

1,246.41

Jun 2017

130.51

Dec 2005

1,253.92

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

6.81

2014

5.96

2013

5.96

2013

12.27

2007

%

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2018-03-19
Forecast: Population

7.17

2022

7.07

2021

3.12

1980

7.17

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10