Mauritius Current Account Balance

2017 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | Bank of Mauritius

Mauritius Current Account recorded a deficit of 465.0 USD mn in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit of 370.0 USD mn in the previous quarter. Mauritius Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2017 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of -223.0 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of -59.0 USD mn in Mar 2018 and a record low of -465.0 USD mn in Dec 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 2.3 USD bn in Dec 2020. Mauritius Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 1.4 USD bn in Dec 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 612.0 USD mn in Dec 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 3.0 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Mauritius Current Account Balance

What was Mauritius's Current Account Balance in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-465.0 Dec 2020 -370.0 Sep 2020 -465.0 Dec 2020 -59.0 Mar 2018 USD mn quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -419.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) -1,371.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Armenia (USD mn) 51.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Australia (USD mn) 10,607.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2020
Austria (USD mn) 1,910.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2020
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) 65.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1997 - Dec 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 297.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Belgium (USD mn) -1,673.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) 11.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1988 - Dec 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -124.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Botswana (USD mn) -332.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Brazil (USD mn) -3,969.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 11.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2019
Bulgaria (USD mn) 424.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -1,954.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Canada (USD mn) -5,571.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2020
Chile (USD mn) 503.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
China (USD mn) 123,765.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Colombia (USD mn) -3,114.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Croatia (USD mn) -446.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (USD mn) -952.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,135.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 2,164.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 765.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -17.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
European Union (USD mn) 148,628.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) 451.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
France (USD mn) -3,171.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -559.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
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) -1,016.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 3,984.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Hungary (USD mn) 149.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Dec 2020
Iceland (USD mn) 164.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
India (USD mn) -1,723.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1949 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 795.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Iran (USD mn) 3,754.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) 8,477.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Israel (USD mn) 5,105.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 4,520.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Feb 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 17,031.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,176.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
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) -197.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -6.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Laos (USD mn) -10.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) 140.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -133.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 295.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -209.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 18,555.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia (USD mn) -68.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Malawi (USD mn) -1,220.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,618.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Malta (USD mn) -107.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (USD mn) -465.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Mexico (USD mn) 17,408.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) -230.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (USD mn) -28.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Feb 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -271.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Morocco (USD mn) 128.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (USD mn) -731.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) -910.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -419.6 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 16,553.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1967 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (USD mn) -1,436.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 1,026.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Oman (USD mn) -4,140.4 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Pakistan (USD mn) -288.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -291.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 450.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) 209.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) 738.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Philippines (USD mn) 1,010.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Poland (USD mn) 1,961.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Portugal (USD mn) 50.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,769.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Feb 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) 14,572.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) -141.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 210.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,165.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) -2,068.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -280.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Sudan (USD mn) -1,060.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 6,660.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Switzerland (USD mn) -3,155.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 137.062 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Jul 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 25.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,222.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 76.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MUR bn) 151.348 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MUR bn) 327.894 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (MUR bn) 145.997 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Public Debt: Domestic (MUR mn) 270,674.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Public Debt: External (MUR mn) 91,253.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Public Debt: General Government (MUR mn) 327,708.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.879 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -215.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 154.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,372.743 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 31,801.890 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 612.349 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 370.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -4.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 140,085.594 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 11,138.733 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 47.746 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 20.049 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1.974 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 52.054 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Jan 2021
Re-Exports: SITC (MUR mn) 3,441.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2020
Exports: Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) (MUR mn) 5,299.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 1,730.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: Estimates of Ships Stores and Bunkers (MUR mn) 657.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: Exclusive Ships Stores and Bunkers (ES) (MUR mn) 4,642.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 1,644.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 648.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,428.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -465.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -15.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,259.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 74.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 282.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 20.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 612.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 330.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 216,329.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 2,007.7 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 6,193.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 57.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.703 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 26,127.881 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) 26,290.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 472,799.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 446,508.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
External Debt: Long Term (MUR mn) 8,374,966.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (MUR mn) 20,045.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
FDI: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 9,631.000 2018 yearly 2005 - 2018
FDI: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 1,211.000 2018 yearly 2005 - 2018
FDI: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 2,562.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
FDI: DV: Asia and Oceania: Asia: South & East Asia: East Asia: China (MUR mn) 2,342.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 4,077.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 2,663.000 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Financial and Insurance Activities (MUR mn) 1,283.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 210.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Manufacturing (MUR mn) 2,881.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 270.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Madagascar (MUR mn) 467.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Mozambique (MUR mn) 25.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 29.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 722.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 6.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 951.726 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 16,986.044 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1976 - Mar 2021
M2 Growth (%) 15.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1977 - Mar 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1998 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 6,478.2 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 1960 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 58.583 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 17.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 669.907 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1976 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 34,308.690 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 17.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 15,012.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 9,310.373 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 2018 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 75.02 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2: Deposit Liabilities (DL) (MUR mn) 494,790.000 Oct 2018 monthly Oct 2017 - Oct 2018
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (USD mn) 6,478.216 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2007 - Mar 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point) 2.4 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2018
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Business Confidence Indicator: Manufacturing (% Point) 143.597 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018
Business Confidence Indicator: Services (% Point) 207.467 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018
Business Confidence Indicator (% Point) 11.200 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2018

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