Nepal Current Account Balance

2002 - 2021 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Nepal Current Account recorded a deficit of 419.6 USD mn in Jan 2021, compared with a surplus of 290.0 USD mn in the previous quarter. Nepal Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Oct 2002 to Jan 2021, with an averaged value of 41.5 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 854.1 USD mn in Jul 2020 and a record low of -721.9 USD mn in Oct 2018. CEIC converts quarterly Current Account Balance into USD. Nepal Rastra Bank provides Current Account Balance in local currency. Nepal Rastra Bank average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Current Account Balance is in quarterly frequency ending in April, July, October, January of each year. The fiscal year is from July 16th to July 15th. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 64.9 USD mn in Jan 2021. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 32.4 USD bn in Jul 2020.

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Nepal Current Account Balance

What was Nepal's Current Account Balance in Jan 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-419.6 Jan 2021 290.0 Oct 2020 -721.9 Oct 2018 854.1 Jul 2020 USD mn quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021

Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -226.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 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) -70.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 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) -806.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -713.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 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) -386.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) 11.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1988 - Dec 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -230.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Botswana (USD mn) -332.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Brazil (USD mn) -7,253.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 11.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2019
Bulgaria (USD mn) 103.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 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) -25.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
China (USD mn) 130,200.0 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) 1,334.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 2,480.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 1,213.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -2,784.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -20.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
European Union (USD mn) 144,082.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) -85.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jan 2021
France (USD mn) -1,955.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -560.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Germany (USD mn) 30,687.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Greece (USD mn) -530.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 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) 6,362.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2020
Italy (USD mn) 864.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jan 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 14,450.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,176.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -1,728.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) -415.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 13,282.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (USD mn) -197.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (USD mn) 351.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 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) 109.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -242.6 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 357.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 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) -107.1 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) -30.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 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) -1,384.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 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) 16,972.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1967 - Sep 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) 266.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -199.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Panama (USD mn) 17.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) 298.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 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) 3,968.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -103.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Qatar (USD mn) -2,328.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Romania (USD mn) -291.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Jan 2021
Russia (USD mn) 6,800.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,321.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -21.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 14,572.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) -226.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (USD mn) 352.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,165.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) 887.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 240.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 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 (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 2.673 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2017 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 412.623 Jun 2019 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 21.7 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 9,555.8 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 30.3 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NPR bn) 2,075.490 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn) 4,058.870 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn) 1,860.750 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Government Debt: Total (NPR mn) 443,433.820 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Government Debt: External (NPR mn) 52,535.120 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Government Domestic Debt: Annual: Bonds & Treasury Bills (NPR mn) 613,211.900 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.000 yearly -
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,141.2 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Feb 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 78.1 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 18.5 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2004 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,595.823 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 11,855.653 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 295.982 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,219.3 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 30.7 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2004 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 238,474.900 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 47,751.314 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 9.524 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1983 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 5.604 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.422 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2013 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 169.501 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2013 - Feb 2021
Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 9,117.866 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 19,795.780 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2013 - Feb 2021
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 29,479.423 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn) -133,279.932 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 6,409.434 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 49.314 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2013 - Feb 2021
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 2,659.119 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 142,397.798 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 93,122.595 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 2,478.819 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn) 550.446 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 339.277 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 2,926.472 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn) 758.458 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Imports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 14,486.637 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants & Related Minerals (NPR mn) 16,063.474 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Imports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 11,863.129 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 21,174.099 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipments (NPR mn) 18,107.887 Jul 2020 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -419.6 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.9 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 64.9 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 7,121.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 402.9 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.196 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 1,974.734 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Credit (NPR mn) 552,407.100 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (NPR mn) -66,403.937 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (NPR mn) 40,738.239 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account (NPR mn) -49,534.154 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment in Nepal (NPR mn) 7,659.175 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (NPR mn) 33,125.945 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports fob (NPR mn) 61,975.630 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income (NPR mn) 8,343.330 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (NPR mn) -25,665.699 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Liabilities (NPR mn) 103,165.099 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (NPR mn) -24,782.615 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Debit (NPR mn) -2,899.472 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (NPR mn) 0.000 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Capital Account (NPR mn) 6,853.549 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Assets: Other Investment (OI) (NPR mn) -20,291.767 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (NPR mn) 549,507.628 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Financial Account (NPR mn) 90,532.506 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Import cif (NPR mn) -643,695.044 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Net Error & Omissions (NPR mn) 57,018.592 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Reserve Assets & Related Items (RR) (NPR mn) -104,870.494 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods Balance (NPR mn) -581,719.413 Jan 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.5 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 267.883 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 7,426.496 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 40,034.372 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 23.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 11,278.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 3.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.1 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 437.094 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1957 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 27.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 29,418.108 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 35,963.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 21.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 24,111.878 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 16.48 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 71.13 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn) 4,666,806.798 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn) 865,706.581 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Monetary Survey: Domestic Credits (DO) (NPR mn) 4,192,237.527 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Foreign Reserve (USD mn) 11,538.210 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2021
Commercial Banks: Deposits exclude Interbank (NPR mn) 3,429,268.812 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Commercial Banks: Loans & Advances (NPR mn) 1,945,068.90 Jan 2018 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2018
CB: NPL (NPR mn) 27,174.060 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015

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