Mauritius Current Account Balance

2017 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | Bank of Mauritius

Key information about Mauritius Current Account Balance

  • Mauritius Current Account recorded a deficit of 340.0 USD mn in Mar 2022, compared with a deficit of 503.0 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Mauritius Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2017 to Mar 2022, with an averaged value of -264.0 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of -59.0 USD mn in Mar 2018 and a record low of -503.0 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 2.5 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Mauritius Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.1 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 386.0 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 2.9 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Mauritius's Current Account Balance from Mar 2017 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Mauritius Current Account Balance

What was Mauritius's Current Account Balance in Mar 2022?

Mauritius Current Account recorded a deficit of 340.0 USD mn in Mar 2022, compared with a deficit of 503.0 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-340.0 Mar 2022 -503.0 Dec 2021 -503.0 Dec 2021 -59.0 Mar 2018 USD mn quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -221.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) -1,130.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
Armenia (USD mn) -284.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Australia (USD mn) 13,083.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) 1,310.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 3,952.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 2,027.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,246.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Jun 2022
Belarus (USD mn) -1,247.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 112.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 274.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -239.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 126.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (USD mn) -3,506.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2022
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 97.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) -2,248.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Canada (USD mn) 2,109.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2022
Chile (USD mn) -6,564.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
China (USD mn) 80,200.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
Colombia (USD mn) -5,039.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Croatia (USD mn) -1,070.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -1,192.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) -1,937.8 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 5,417.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 808.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (USD mn) -5,791.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Estonia (USD mn) -88.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
European Union (USD mn) -6,677.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Finland (USD mn) -301.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2022
France (USD mn) -5,417.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Georgia (USD mn) -598.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 13,821.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Ghana (USD mn) -690.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) -763.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 10,126.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -2,268.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -299.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) -13,403.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1949 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 3,853.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Iran (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 16,869.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Israel (USD mn) 4,149.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2022
Italy (USD mn) -1,175.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -2,749.7 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) -4,601.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Jordan (USD mn) -1,334.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 4,135.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Kenya (USD mn) -271.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -1,725.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) -332.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 13,069.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -1,050.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) -155.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Latvia (USD mn) -220.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 55.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) -110.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 493.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 3,878.6 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 1.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Malawi (USD mn) -1,462.4 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 1,016.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Malta (USD mn) -19.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) -340.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Mexico (USD mn) -703.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Moldova (USD mn) -532.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) -217.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) -379.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Morocco (USD mn) -1,733.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) -229.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) -624.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2021
Nepal (USD mn) -890.1 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 22,696.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) -4,629.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 2,577.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Norway (USD mn) 29,371.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Oman (USD mn) -8,660.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -4,235.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -623.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) -292.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) -790.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Peru (USD mn) -2,848.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Philippines (USD mn) -2,521.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Poland (USD mn) -1,771.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Portugal (USD mn) -672.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 10,266.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (USD mn) -3,263.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2002 - Jul 2022
Russia (USD mn) 16,500.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Aug 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 37,410.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (USD mn) -469.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jun 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 19,934.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) -102.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) -103.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2022
South Africa (USD mn) -1,388.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Spain (USD mn) 46.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -1,331.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) -169.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 3,657.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 20,622.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1983 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 156.848 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 18.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,643.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 76.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
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) 336,123.140 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
Public Debt: General Government (MUR mn) 396,055.040 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
Public Debt: External (MUR mn) 113,171.600 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.928 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -332.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 198.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 23.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 9,259.485 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 32,305.283 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,651.415 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 642.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 35.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 222,544.970 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 21,163.044 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 38.216 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 33.927 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 2.634 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 78.542 Jun 2022 monthly Nov 1979 - Jun 2022
Exports: SITC: ES: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 2,611.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Exports: SITC: Estimates of Ships Stores and Bunkers (MUR mn) 1,789.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - Jul 2022
Exports: Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) (MUR mn) 9,055.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Exports: SITC: Exclusive Ships Stores and Bunkers (ES) (MUR mn) 7,266.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Exports: SITC: ES: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 2,622.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Exports: SITC: ES: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 1,111.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Re-Exports: SITC (MUR mn) 5,605.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Jun 2022
Imports: SITC (MUR mn) 28,735.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 4,213.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 4,102.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Imports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (MUR mn) 10,075.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (MUR mn) 4,507.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Imports: SITC: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 2,356.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2,147.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -340.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,458.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 83.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 386.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 8.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 140.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 245.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 226,048.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 2,062.5 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 7,428.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 67.2 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.809 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 16,382.963 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 471,317.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (USD mn) 16,518.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 487,836.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
External Debt: Long Term (MUR mn) 10,017,007.730 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (MUR mn) 15,417.400 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
FDI: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 958.000 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
FDI: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 8,372.700 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
FDI: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 2,236.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
FDI: DV: Asia and Oceania: Asia: South & East Asia: East Asia: China (MUR mn) 312.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 531.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 3,303.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 415.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Financial and Insurance Activities (MUR mn) 38.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 73.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Manufacturing (MUR mn) 2,619.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Mozambique (MUR mn) 0.000 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 10.713 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Madagascar (MUR mn) 868.271 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 300.578 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Jun 2018 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 943.823 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 17,025.131 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1976 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 2.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1977 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 9.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 1998 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 5,955.7 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1960 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 60.278 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 10.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 679.580 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1976 - Aug 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 34,802.531 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 2006 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 16,718.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 6.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2006 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 9,122.869 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 2018 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 64.45 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2018 - Jun 2022
Broad Money Liabilities: M3 (MUR mn) 783,584.471 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2008 - Jun 2022
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2: Deposit Liabilities (DL) (MUR mn) 494,790.000 Oct 2018 monthly Oct 2017 - Oct 2018
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: USD (USD mn) 7,070.892 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Aug 2022
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (USD mn) 5,955.724 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2007 - Jul 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Business Confidence Indicator (% Point) 11.200 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2018
Business Confidence Indicator: Services (% Point) 207.467 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018
Business Confidence Indicator: Manufacturing (% Point) 143.597 Mar 2018 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

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