Panama Current Account Balance

1998 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Panama Current Account recorded a surplus of 450.0 USD mn in Dec 2020, compared with a surplus of 988.7 USD mn in the previous quarter. Panama Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1998 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of -409.5 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 988.7 USD mn in Sep 2020 and a record low of -2.2 USD bn in Sep 2014. CEIC converts quarterly Current Account Balance into USD. The National Institute of Statistics and Census provides Current Account Balance in local currency based on BPM6. The International Monetary Fund average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Current Account Balance prior to Q1 2013 is based on BPM5 and prior to Q1 2003 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 461.8 USD mn in Sep 2020. Panama Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 334.3 USD mn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 2.2 USD bn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 15.0 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Panama Current Account Balance

What was Panama's Current Account Balance in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
450.0 Dec 2020 988.7 Sep 2020 -2,180.6 Sep 2014 988.7 Sep 2020 USD mn quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -419.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 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) 51.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 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) -19.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -663.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 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) -1,673.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) 11.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1988 - Dec 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -124.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Botswana (USD mn) -332.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Brazil (USD mn) -3,969.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 11.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2019
Bulgaria (USD mn) 424.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 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) 503.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
China (USD mn) 123,765.4 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) 1,135.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 2,164.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 765.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -17.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
European Union (USD mn) 148,628.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) 451.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
France (USD mn) -3,171.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -559.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
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) -1,016.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 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) 5,105.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 4,520.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Feb 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 17,031.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,176.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
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) -197.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 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) 140.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -133.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 295.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 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) -107.2 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) -28.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Feb 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) -731.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 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) 16,553.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1967 - Dec 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) -288.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -291.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 450.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) 209.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 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) 1,961.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Portugal (USD mn) 50.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,769.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Feb 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) 14,572.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) -141.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 210.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,165.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) -2,068.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -280.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 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 (%) -10.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -5,350.400 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 618.179 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 38,405.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 69.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PAB bn) 18.463 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PAB bn) 45.856 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (PAB bn) 17.220 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue (PAB th) 340,747.320 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax (PAB th) 247,840.708 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax: Direct: Total (PAB th) 119,181.240 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Central Government Operations: Total Revenue (PAB th) 12,335,110.903 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Central Government Operations: Total Expenditure (PAB th) 13,335,911.222 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
CGO: Expenditure: Current (USD mn) 7,406.300 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
CGO: Expenditure: Capital (USD mn) 3,521.800 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
CGO: Overall Balance, Accrual Basis (USD mn) -2,504.800 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.757 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -514.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 326.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 80.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,433.156 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 828,726.833 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 52,026.873 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 752.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 0.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 945,925.460 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 179,739.197 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 17.521 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1970 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 155.619 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 30.644 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 70.914 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 1989 - Jan 2021
Exports: FOB: America: NAFTA: USA (PAB th) 112,882.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: America: NAFTA: Mexico (PAB th) 8,293.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: South Korea (PAB th) 49,411.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: China (PAB th) 30,644.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: Taiwan (PAB th) 7,417.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: Waste & Scrap of Steel, Copper & Aluminum (PAB th) 6,147.94 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2018
Exports: FOB: Raw Wood (PAB th) 7,428.13 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2018
Imports: CIF: Asia: ASEAN: Thailand (PAB th) 120,467.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Imports: CIF: Asia: Rest of Asia: China (PAB th) 57,989.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Imports: CIF: Asia: Rest of Asia: Taiwan (PAB th) 195,501.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Imports: CIF: America: LAIA: MERCOSUR: Brazil (PAB th) 243,990.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Imports: CIF: America: NAFTA: USA (PAB th) 3,281,120.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -294.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 450.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 3.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -152.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -37.105 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -37.105 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 29,817.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2004 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 156.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 38,673.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2014 - Jun 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 55.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.091 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -64,252.281 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (PAB mn) -998.381 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financing: Reserve Assets (PAB mn) -4,139.419 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods: Debit (PAB mn) -3,500.405 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (PAB mn) 2,222.902 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (PAB mn) 17.824 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (PAB mn) 443.412 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (PAB mn) 2,991.995 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (PAB mn) 127.490 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services (PAB mn) 1,300.330 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (PAB mn) 1,858.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (PAB mn) -558.270 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Income (PAB mn) -632.289 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (PAB mn) 366.092 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods (PAB mn) -681.536 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods: Credit (PAB mn) 2,818.869 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account (PAB mn) 2.510 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (PAB mn) 2.510 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (PAB mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -63,872.394 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 141,903.927 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 78,031.533 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (PAB mn) 461.767 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.7 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 52.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,194.080 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2008 - Nov 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,225.084 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 46,236.226 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
M2 Growth (%) 8.7 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,576.3 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1969 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 17.675 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 12.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1969 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 95,277.540 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 54,037.6 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -3.1 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 27,765.0 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 73,712.538 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) -4.95 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 97.01 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M3 (PAB mn) 46,236.226 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021

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