Mozambique Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1980 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Mozambique Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • Mozambique Current Account deficit accounted for 22.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with a 27.3 % deficit in the previous year.
  • Mozambique Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1980 to Dec 2021, with an average value of -15.3 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of -6.3 % in Dec 2004 and a record low of -41.3 % in Dec 2012.

CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from annual Current Account Balance and annual Nominal GDP. Banco de Moçambique provides Current Account Balance in USD. National Institute of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Banco de Moçambique average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Nominal GDP prior to 1991 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.


Key information about Mozambique Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Mozambique, Current Account recorded a deficit of 352.5 USD mn in Sep 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 311.2 USD mn in Sep 2022.
  • Mozambique Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 204.3 USD mn in Sep 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Sep 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 15.8 USD bn in Dec 2021.

View Mozambique's Current Account Balance: % of GDP from 1980 to 2021 in the chart:

Mozambique Current Account Balance: % of GDP

What was Mozambique's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in 2021?

Mozambique Current Account deficit accounted for 22.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with a 27.3 % deficit in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-22.8 2021 -27.3 2020 -41.3 2012 -6.3 2004 % yearly 1980 - 2021

Current Account Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -4.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Algeria (%) -3.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (%) -0.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Armenia (%) -0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2022
Australia (%) 3.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (%) -0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 32.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2022
Bahrain (%) 17.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Bangladesh (%) -3.8 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Belarus (%) -8.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) -6.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (%) 4.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -5.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Botswana (%) 2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (%) -3.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Brunei (%) -20.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 0.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (%) -46.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Canada (%) -1.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Sep 2022
Chile (%) -13.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
China (%) 3.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2022
Colombia (%) -7.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Croatia (%) -0.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (%) -15.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (%) -9.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Denmark (%) 17.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2022
Ecuador (%) 4.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) -0.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
European Union (%) -0.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Finland (%) -9.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
France (%) -2.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2022
Georgia (%) -4.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Germany (%) 2.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022
Ghana (%) -3.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Greece (%) -8.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 4.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Hungary (%) -5.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Iceland (%) 2.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
India (%) -2.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (%) 1.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Iran (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (%) -3.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Israel (%) 3.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Italy (%) -0.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (%) -3.9 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) 4,680.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Jordan (%) -12.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 7.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) -5.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -2,971.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Aug 2022
Kosovo (%) -14.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -58.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Laos (%) 2.3 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Latvia (%) -5.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (%) -4.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Lithuania (%) -6.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (%) 3.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 9.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 2.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Malawi (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 1.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Malta (%) -6.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (%) -16.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Mexico (%) -1.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Moldova (%) -12.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Mongolia (%) -11.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Montenegro (%) -25.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Morocco (%) -8.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (%) -22.8 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Nepal (%) -12.8 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Netherlands (%) 3.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (%) -7.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1987 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (%) 4.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Norway (%) 20.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Oman (%) -11.2 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Pakistan (%) -4.6 2022 yearly 1977 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) -16.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Panama (%) -1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) -3.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Peru (%) -6.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Philippines (%) -7.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Poland (%) -4.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Portugal (%) 0.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Qatar (%) 28.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Romania (%) -9.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Russia (%) 14.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 16.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Serbia (%) -8.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Singapore (%) 20.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (%) -6.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Slovenia (%) 2.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
South Africa (%) -1.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Spain (%) 0.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) -3.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Sudan (%) -8.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Sweden (%) 2.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (%) 5.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1983 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 388.757 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2016
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 543.980 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2016
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 18.4 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MZM bn) 568.098 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MZM bn) 1,762.055 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MZM bn) 604.739 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
MZ: Central Government Debt as % of GDP (%) 102.884 2020 yearly 2016 - 2020
MZ: Central Government Debt (MZN mn) 1,002,617.878 2020 yearly 2016 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 23.575 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -14.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 748.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 26.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Sep 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 954,720.988 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 186.481 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 227.884 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 763.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -4.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Sep 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 107,077.463 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 134,506.850 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 14.180 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2006 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 36.612 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 1996 - Aug 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 261.167 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 694.574 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 204.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -352.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -22.8 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 443.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 33.6 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 10,150.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 71.7 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,828.7 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 12.9 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -3.362 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -62,062.377 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 9,444.873 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Sep 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.7 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Sep 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 10.5 Oct 2022 monthly Aug 2011 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 2,532.7 Sep 2022 monthly Mar 1984 - Sep 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 21.070 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 6,466.743 May 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.4 May 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 6,346.9 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Sep 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 14.4 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Sep 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 3,865.652 Oct 2022 monthly Nov 2002 - Oct 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) -0.68 Sep 2022 monthly Nov 2003 - Sep 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 23.73 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 8.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021

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