Mozambique Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1980 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Mozambique`s Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • Mozambique Current Account deficit accounted for 19.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2019, compared with a 30.3 % deficit in the previous year.
  • Mozambique Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1980 to Dec 2019, with an average value of -15.0 %.
  • 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. The Bank of Mozambique provides Current Account Balance in USD. National Statistics Institute provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The Bank of Mozambique 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`s Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Mozambique, Current Account recorded a deficit of 731.5 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 841.0 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Mozambique Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 47.1 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 9.9 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 15.3 USD bn in Dec 2019.

View Mozambique's Current Account Balance: % of GDP from 1980 to 2019 in the chart:

Mozambique Current Account Balance: % of GDP

What was Mozambique's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in 2019?

Mozambique Current Account deficit accounted for 19.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2019, compared with a 30.3 % deficit in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-19.7 2019 -30.3 2018 -41.3 2012 -6.3 2004 % yearly 1980 - 2019

Current Account Balance: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -6.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Algeria (%) -6.9 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (%) 2.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Armenia (%) -1.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2021
Australia (%) 3.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (%) -1.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 10.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) -7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) -1.1 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Belarus (%) 6.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Belgium (%) 3.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (%) 3.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -4.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Botswana (%) -5.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Brazil (%) -0.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Brunei (%) -20.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 1.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 1999 - Sep 2021
Cambodia (%) -29.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Canada (%) 0.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2021
Chile (%) -8.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2021
China (%) 1.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Colombia (%) -6.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Croatia (%) -5.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (%) -11.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (%) 1.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Denmark (%) 8.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) -11.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) 2.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
France (%) -0.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2021
Georgia (%) -8.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Germany (%) 7.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (%) -4.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Greece (%) -10.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 10.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hungary (%) -1.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Iceland (%) -3.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
India (%) 0.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2021
Indonesia (%) 1.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021
Iran (%) 0.6 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (%) 14.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 6.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Italy (%) 3.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (%) -3.4 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 6,923.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Jordan (%) -15.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2021
Kazakhstan (%) -2.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2021
Kenya (%) -5.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 9,261.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (%) -15.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (%) 31.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -22.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Laos (%) -0.6 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Latvia (%) -6.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (%) -21.2 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Lithuania (%) -1.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (%) 3.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 11.6 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) -4.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Malawi (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 3.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2021
Malta (%) -11.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (%) -18.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Mexico (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Moldova (%) -15.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (%) -27.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2021
Montenegro (%) -21.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Morocco (%) -7.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
Mozambique (%) -19.7 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Nepal (%) -7.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 10.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1987 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (%) -3.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1987 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (%) -3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (%) 14.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2021
Oman (%) -11.9 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Pakistan (%) -0.6 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -7.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) -1.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Paraguay (%) 5.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Peru (%) -1.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Philippines (%) -1.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2021
Poland (%) 0.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Portugal (%) -2.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (%) 0.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (%) -7.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Russia (%) 4.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 6.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Serbia (%) -5.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Singapore (%) 20.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (%) -1.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (%) 4.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
South Africa (%) 5.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2021
Spain (%) 0.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (%) -5.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Sudan (%) -12.3 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Sweden (%) 5.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (%) 5.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1983 - Jun 2021

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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) 581.223 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MZM bn) 2,020.270 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (MZM bn) 541.418 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 28.191 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -177.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 374.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -20.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 721,526.646 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 192.993 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 79.845 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 551.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -7.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 96,167.850 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 39,680.983 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 13.662 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 2006 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 21.624 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1996 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 323.799 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 847.907 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 47.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -731.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -19.7 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 841.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 14.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -9.871 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -9.871 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 9,486.1 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 71.8 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,647.4 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 10.8 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -6.782 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -57,433.822 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 7,664.481 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 22.8 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 11.5 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2011 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,579.9 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 1984 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 23.994 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.6 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2020
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) 4,294.5 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.7 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 3,069.291 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 2002 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 0.28 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 2003 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 22.68 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -1.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021

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