Malta Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1995 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Malta Current Account deficit accounted for 3.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Sep 2020, compared with a 12.3 % deficit in the previous quarter. Malta Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1995 to Sep 2020, with an average value of -1.9 %. The data reached an all-time high of 15.0 % in Sep 2014 and a record low of -29.6 % in Dec 2000. CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Current Account Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. The International Monetary Fund provides Current Account Balance in USD. National Statistics Office - Malta provides Nominal GDP in EUR. Federal Reserve Board average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Current Account Balance is first calculated from preliminary Current Account Balance sourced from National Statistics Office - Malta due to timeliness. Nominal GDP prior to Q1 2000 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Malta, Current Account recorded a deficit of 125.2 USD mn in Sep 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.1 USD bn in Sep 2020. Malta Direct Investment Abroad fell by 1.7 USD bn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 137.4 USD mn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 3.8 USD bn in Sep 2020.

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Malta Current Account Balance: % of GDP

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-3.3 Sep 2020 -12.3 Jun 2020 -29.6 Dec 2000 15.0 Sep 2014 % quarterly Mar 1995 - 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 (%) -5.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -431.771 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 860.541 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 25.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,017.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 51.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EUR bn) 6.676 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EUR bn) 8.793 2025 yearly 1995 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (EUR bn) 6.229 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Govt Revenue (EUR th) 387,922.875 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Oct 2020
Govt Expenditure (EUR th) 491,155.807 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Oct 2020
Govt Expenditure: Recurrent (EUR th) 374,135.233 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Oct 2020
Govt Expenditure: Capital (EUR th) 104,251.375 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Oct 2020
Govt Revenue: Recurrent: Customs & Excise Duties (EUR th) 26,683.448 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Oct 2020
Govt Revenue: Recurrent: Value Added Tax (EUR th) 44,148.495 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Oct 2020
Govt Revenue: Recurrent: Income Tax (EUR th) 151,634.317 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Oct 2020
General Govt Deficit/Surplus (EUR th) -316,331.747 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Gross Government Debt (EUR th) 6,756,428.055 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1996 - Nov 2020

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