Nepal Current Account Balance

2000 - 2024 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Nepal Current Account Balance

  • Nepal Current Account recorded a surplus of 769.7 USD mn in Jan 2024, compared with a surplus of 445.9 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Nepal Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Oct 2000 to Jan 2024, with an averaged value of 30.7 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 851.9 USD mn in Jul 2015 and a record low of -1.7 USD bn in Jan 2022.
  • CEIC converts quarterly Current Account Balance into USD. Nepal Rastra Bank provides Current Account Balance in local currency based on BPM6. 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. Current Account Balance prior to Q3 2018 is based on BPM5.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 8.7 USD mn in Jan 2024.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 40.8 USD bn in Jul 2022.

View Nepal's Current Account Balance from Oct 2000 to Jan 2024 in the chart:

Nepal Current Account Balance

What was Nepal's Current Account Balance in Jan 2024?

Nepal Current Account recorded a surplus of 769.7 USD mn in Jan 2024, compared with a surplus of 445.9 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
769.7 Jan 2024 445.9 Oct 2023 -1,689.6 Jan 2022 851.9 Jul 2015 USD mn quarterly Oct 2000 - Jan 2024

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -145.1 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2023
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) -6,102.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2023
Armenia (USD mn) -54.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2023
Australia (USD mn) 5,158.6 Jun 2023 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2023
Austria (USD mn) 5,171.8 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2023
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 5,767.5 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 569.0 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2023
Bangladesh (USD mn) 340.9 Nov 2023 monthly Jul 1997 - Nov 2023
Belarus (USD mn) -1,726.9 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2023
Belgium (USD mn) -1,705.2 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) -268.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1988 - Sep 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -158.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2023
Botswana (USD mn) -44.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2022
Brazil (USD mn) -5,833.8 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2023
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 351.4 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2023
Cambodia (USD mn) 360.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2023
Canada (USD mn) -4,560.8 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2023
Chile (USD mn) -4,494.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2023
China (USD mn) 62,780.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Colombia (USD mn) -2,524.5 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2023
Croatia (USD mn) -1,465.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -178.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 782.0 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2023
Denmark (USD mn) 5,296.0 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2023
Ecuador (USD mn) 624.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2023
Egypt (USD mn) -2,807.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2023
Estonia (USD mn) 94.3 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2023
European Union (USD mn) 133,289.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2023
Finland (USD mn) -1,912.9 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2023
France (USD mn) -754.9 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2023
Georgia (USD mn) -200.5 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2023
Germany (USD mn) 29,081.5 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2023
Ghana (USD mn) 175.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2023
Greece (USD mn) -3,574.8 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 13,236.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2023
Hungary (USD mn) 95.8 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1989 - Sep 2023
Iceland (USD mn) -71.2 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2023
India (USD mn) -9,195.5 Jun 2023 quarterly Jun 1949 - Jun 2023
Indonesia (USD mn) -859.6 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2023
Iran (USD mn) 14,204.8 2023 yearly 1997 - 2023
Ireland (USD mn) 14,845.9 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2023
Israel (USD mn) 5,774.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2023
Italy (USD mn) -1,662.6 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1970 - Apr 2023
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -4,350.1 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
Japan (USD mn) 14,232.0 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2023
Jordan (USD mn) -1,007.6 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2023
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -3,270.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2023
Kenya (USD mn) -288.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 5,518.8 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Dec 2023
Kosovo (USD mn) 242.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2023
Kuwait (USD mn) 15,358.8 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -1,294.6 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Laos (USD mn) 67.0 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2023
Latvia (USD mn) 23.0 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2023
Lebanon (USD mn) -45.7 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2022
Lithuania (USD mn) 360.8 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2023
Luxembourg (USD mn) 2,904.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2023
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 2,782.4 2022 yearly 2002 - 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 108.9 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2023
Malawi (USD mn) -1,752.1 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 1,975.1 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2023
Malta (USD mn) -4.1 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2023
Mauritius (USD mn) -183.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2023
Mexico (USD mn) -14,282.0 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2023
Moldova (USD mn) -599.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2023
Mongolia (USD mn) -236.6 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2009 - Dec 2023
Montenegro (USD mn) -278.9 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2023
Morocco (USD mn) 104.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2023
Mozambique (USD mn) -116.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2023
Myanmar (USD mn) -256.1 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2023
Nepal (USD mn) 769.7 Jan 2024 quarterly Oct 2000 - Jan 2024
Netherlands (USD mn) 27,762.5 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2023
New Zealand (USD mn) -5,231.7 Mar 2023 quarterly Jun 1971 - Mar 2023
Nigeria (USD mn) 2,348.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2022
Norway (USD mn) 27,310.5 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2023
Oman (USD mn) 5,752.9 2022 yearly 1974 - 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) 198.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2023
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -529.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Panama (USD mn) -1,522.5 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2023
Paraguay (USD mn) -57.1 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2023
Peru (USD mn) 57.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2023
Philippines (USD mn) -601.3 Sep 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2023
Poland (USD mn) 1,428.0 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2023
Portugal (USD mn) 1,509.7 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2023
Qatar (USD mn) 9,392.9 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Romania (USD mn) -2,234.1 Nov 2023 monthly Jun 2002 - Nov 2023
Russia (USD mn) 600.0 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2012 - Dec 2023
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 4,623.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2023
Serbia (USD mn) -145.1 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 2013 - Nov 2023
Singapore (USD mn) 22,288.1 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2023
Slovakia (USD mn) -211.9 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2023
Slovenia (USD mn) 359.8 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2023
South Africa (USD mn) -932.5 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2023
Spain (USD mn) 2,991.5 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2023
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 639.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2023
Sudan (USD mn) -1,752.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 6,535.4 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2023
Switzerland (USD mn) 17,338.7 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1983 - Mar 2023

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Includes 145 key indicators for Nepal, curated by CEIC analysts. Instant access to full history data in excel.
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -236.645 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2023
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,888.894 Jun 2018 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2018
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.1 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 9,555.9 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NPR bn) 2,379.830 2028 yearly 2000 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn) 4,546.540 2028 yearly 2000 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn) 2,119.540 2028 yearly 2000 - 2028
Government Debt: Total (NPR mn) 1,047,896.800 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.000 yearly -
Trade Balance (USD mn) -858.4 Jan 2024 monthly Aug 1974 - Jan 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 88.4 Jan 2024 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) -12.9 Jan 2024 monthly Aug 2004 - Jan 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 607.627 2022 yearly 1999 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 8,273.612 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,177.188 2022 yearly 1996 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 946.8 Jan 2024 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) -1.5 Jan 2024 monthly Aug 2004 - Jan 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 190,021.631 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 126,408.315 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 15.458 Oct 2023 monthly Sep 1983 - Oct 2023
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 7.323 Oct 2023 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2023
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4.306 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2013 - Jan 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 163.672 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2013 - Jan 2024
Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 12,642.054 Dec 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Dec 2023
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 3,415.073 Dec 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Dec 2023
Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 129,705.491 Dec 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Dec 2023
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 80,773.797 Dec 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Dec 2023
Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn) -117,063.437 Dec 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Dec 2023
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 23,564.096 Dec 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Dec 2023
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 9,028.919 Dec 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Dec 2023
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 198.062 Dec 2023 monthly Apr 2013 - Dec 2023
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 25,367.597 Dec 2023 monthly Apr 2013 - Dec 2023
Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 6,248.858 Jul 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2023
Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 471.477 Jul 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2023
Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn) 370.284 Jul 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2023
Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn) 2,058.254 Jul 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2023
Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 3,180.486 Jul 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2023
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 769.7 Jan 2024 quarterly Oct 2000 - Jan 2024
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.3 2023 yearly 2001 - 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 8.7 Jan 2024 quarterly Oct 2000 - Jan 2024
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 2023 yearly 2001 - 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 9,585.8 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 335.0 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.490 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -2,408.328 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Jun 2022
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - 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
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) 7,088.643 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2024
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 49,443.822 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2024
M2 Growth (%) 14.4 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Jan 2024 monthly Jul 2003 - Jan 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 11,205.9 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Jan 2024 monthly Jul 2003 - Jan 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 12.7 Jan 2024 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2024
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 519.934 Jan 2024 monthly Jul 1957 - Jan 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 40,831.965 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.2 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 47,777.4 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.5 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
Total Loans (USD mn) 32,986.105 Jul 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2023
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.25 Jul 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2023
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 74.47 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Monetary Survey: Domestic Credits (DO) (NPR mn) 6,339,104.634 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2024
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn) 917,756.521 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2023
Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn) 6,420,896.181 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Reserve (USD mn) 11,920.371 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2023
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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