Mauritius Current Account Balance

2017 - 2021 | Quarterly | USD mn | Bank of Mauritius

Key information about Mauritius Current Account Balance

  • Mauritius Current Account recorded a deficit of 452.0 USD mn in Jun 2021, compared with a deficit of 430.0 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Mauritius Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2017 to Jun 2021, with an averaged value of -230.0 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 1.7 USD bn in Jun 2021.
  • Mauritius Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 927.0 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 313.0 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 3.0 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Mauritius's Current Account Balance from Mar 2017 to Jun 2021 in the chart:

Mauritius Current Account Balance

What was Mauritius's Current Account Balance in Jun 2021?

Mauritius Current Account recorded a deficit of 452.0 USD mn in Jun 2021, compared with a deficit of 430.0 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-452.0 Jun 2021 -430.0 Mar 2021 -465.0 Dec 2020 -59.0 Mar 2018 USD mn quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -293.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 2,763.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 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) -1,660.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 1,250.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -663.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,673.1 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Jun 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 1,085.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 2,027.7 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 334.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 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) 1,683.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 397.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -3,144.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 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) 53,302.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -4,635.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -966.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -781.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) -900.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 1,904.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 1,156.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 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) 116,391.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (USD mn) 660.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2021
France (USD mn) -1,506.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -381.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 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) 636.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 8,821.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hungary (USD mn) -796.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -251.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) 6,526.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1949 - Jun 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) 9,394.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jul 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 9,491.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 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) -358.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -82.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Laos (USD mn) -46.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Latvia (USD mn) -206.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -133.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -95.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 767.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 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) -1,412.4 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 3,492.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Malta (USD mn) -461.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -452.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 6,286.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -506.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) -167.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -297.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,311.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 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) 28,416.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1967 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -2,127.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 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) -455.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
Poland (USD mn) -1,983.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -914.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,838.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Jul 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) -370.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 247.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 6,068.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2021
Spain (USD mn) 2,944.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -990.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 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) 11,537.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1983 - Jun 2021

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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 (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 8,831.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
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: General Government (MUR mn) 380,065.490 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Public Debt: Domestic (MUR mn) 308,399.540 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Public Debt: External (MUR mn) 110,859.550 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.879 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -243.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 169.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 4.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,343.460 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 23,594.384 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,042.161 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 414.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 29.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Aug 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 82,446.997 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 6,987.304 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
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) 2.369 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 62.710 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Feb 2021
Exports: SITC: Exclusive Ships Stores and Bunkers (ES) (MUR mn) 6,138.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: Estimates of Ships Stores and Bunkers (MUR mn) 1,183.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 2,607.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) (MUR mn) 7,321.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 786.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Exports: SITC: ES: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 1,594.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Re-Exports: SITC (MUR mn) 4,088.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Jun 2021
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (MUR mn) 3,302.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material (MUR mn) 4,061.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (MUR mn) 1,633.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC (MUR mn) 17,872.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (MUR mn) 2,760.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (MUR mn) 2,999.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 927.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -452.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -18.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,730.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 70.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 313.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 20.2 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: Debt Securities (USD mn) 330.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 224,205.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 2,062.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 7,557.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 57.6 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) 16,518.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 471,317.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 487,836.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
External Debt: Long Term (MUR mn) 9,323,444.633 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (MUR mn) 14,193.300 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 192.000 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
FDI: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 8,530.700 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
FDI: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 1,540.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: United Kingdom (MUR mn) 504.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 4,173.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
FDI: DV: Asia and Oceania: Asia: South & East Asia: East Asia: China (MUR mn) 228.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Accommodation and Food Service Activities (MUR mn) 916.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Real Estate Activities (MUR mn) 257.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Financial and Insurance Activities (MUR mn) 106.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Manufacturing (MUR mn) 336.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Mozambique (MUR mn) 56.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: Madagascar (MUR mn) 54.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: DV: Africa: South Africa (MUR mn) 33.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Developed Countries: Europe: EU 27: France (MUR mn) 122.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
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) 920.628 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 17,602.860 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1976 - Aug 2021
M2 Growth (%) 20.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1977 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1998 - Sep 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 6,395.4 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 1960 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 59.315 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 687.948 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1976 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 35,011.575 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 17.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 16,424.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 22.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Aug 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 (MUR mn) 756,923.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2021
Broad Money Liabilities: M3: M2: Deposit Liabilities (DL) (MUR mn) 494,790.000 Oct 2018 monthly Oct 2017 - Oct 2018
Broad Money Liabilities: M3 (MUR mn) 769,297.000 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2008 - Aug 2021
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: USD (USD mn) 7,842.100 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Sep 2021
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (USD mn) 6,395.377 Aug 2021 monthly Aug 2007 - Aug 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 (% 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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