Paraguay Current Account Balance: % of GDP

2000 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Paraguay Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • Paraguay Current Account deficit accounted for 7.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2022, compared with a 8.0 % deficit in the previous quarter.
  • Paraguay Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2000 to Mar 2022, with an average value of 1.1 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 13.5 % in Sep 2002 and a record low of -8.0 % in Dec 2021.

CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Current Account Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Paraguay provides Current Account Balance in USD, based on BPM6 and Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Paraguay average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Current Account Balance prior to Q1 2008 is based on BPM5.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 214.8 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 10.3 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • View Paraguay's Current Account Balance: % of GDP from Mar 2000 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

    Paraguay Current Account Balance: % of GDP

    What was Paraguay's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in Mar 2022?

    Paraguay Current Account deficit accounted for 7.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2022, compared with a 8.0 % deficit in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

    Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
    -7.7 Mar 2022 -8.0 Dec 2021 -8.0 Dec 2021 13.5 Sep 2002 % quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022

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    country/region Last Frequency Range
    Albania (%) -5.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
    Algeria (%) -3.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
    Argentina (%) 0.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
    Armenia (%) -9.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
    Australia (%) 1.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
    Austria (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
    Azerbaijan (%) 22.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2022
    Bahrain (%) 13.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
    Bangladesh (%) -0.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
    Belarus (%) -8.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
    Belgium (%) -0.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Bolivia (%) -1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
    Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -4.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
    Botswana (%) 2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
    Brazil (%) -3.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Brunei (%) -20.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
    Bulgaria (%) -4.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2022
    Cambodia (%) -54.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
    Canada (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2022
    Chile (%) -7.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
    China (%) 2.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
    Colombia (%) -6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
    Croatia (%) -16.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Cyprus (%) -17.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
    Czech Republic (%) -0.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Denmark (%) 6.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
    Ecuador (%) 2.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
    Egypt (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
    Estonia (%) 1.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    European Union (%) -0.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
    Finland (%) -3.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
    France (%) -1.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
    Georgia (%) -13.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
    Germany (%) 5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
    Ghana (%) -1.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
    Greece (%) -14.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 11.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
    Hungary (%) -5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Iceland (%) -5.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    India (%) -1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
    Indonesia (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
    Iran (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
    Ireland (%) 14.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Israel (%) 3.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Italy (%) -1.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
    Ivory Coast (%) -3.9 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
    Japan (USD mn) 4,047.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
    Jordan (%) -12.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
    Kazakhstan (%) 5.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
    Kenya (%) -4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
    South Korea (USD mn) 3,832.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
    Kosovo (%) -19.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
    Kuwait (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
    Kyrgyzstan (%) -64.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Laos (%) 2.3 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
    Latvia (%) -7.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Lebanon (%) -4.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
    Lithuania (%) -6.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
    Luxembourg (%) 2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Macau SAR, China (%) 15.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
    North Macedonia (%) -13.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Malawi (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
    Malaysia (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Malta (%) -0.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Mauritius (%) -11.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
    Mexico (%) -1.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
    Moldova (%) -17.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Mongolia (%) -33.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Montenegro (%) -17.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
    Morocco (%) -5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
    Mozambique (%) -22.9 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
    Nepal (%) -7.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
    Netherlands (%) 9.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022
    New Zealand (%) -9.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1987 - Mar 2022
    Nigeria (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
    Norway (%) 26.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
    Oman (%) -11.7 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
    Pakistan (%) -0.8 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
    Palestinian Territory (%) -12.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
    Panama (%) -3.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
    Paraguay (%) -7.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Peru (%) -6.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
    Philippines (%) -5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
    Poland (%) -6.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Portugal (%) -2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
    Qatar (%) 23.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
    Romania (%) -9.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    Russia (%) 16.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
    Saudi Arabia (%) 14.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
    Serbia (%) -10.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
    Singapore (%) 20.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
    Slovakia (%) -8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
    Slovenia (%) -1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
    South Africa (%) 1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2021
    Spain (%) -1.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
    Sri Lanka (%) -5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
    Sudan (%) -8.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
    Sweden (%) 4.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
    Switzerland (%) 10.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1983 - Mar 2022

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    Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
    Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
    Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3.031 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
    Tax Revenue (USD mn) 316.710 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jun 2022
    Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
    National Government Debt (USD mn) 12,140.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
    Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 31.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Mar 2022
    Forecast: Government Expenditure (PYG bn) 91,584.569 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
    Forecast: Government Net Debt (PYG bn) 156,450.310 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
    Forecast: Government Revenue (PYG bn) 81,106.866 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
    Central Government: Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets (NANFA) (PYG mn) 552,658.506 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
    Central Government: Revenue: Total (PYG mn) 2,954,405.444 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
    Central Government: Loan Net / Net Debt (PYG mn) -573,429.619 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
    Central Government: Operating Balance (PYG mn) -20,771.113 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
    Central Government: Expenditure: Total (PYG mn) 2,975,176.557 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
    Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
    Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.421 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
    Trade Balance (USD mn) -62.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Total Exports (USD mn) 1,286.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Total Exports Growth (%) -5.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
    Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,546.514 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Exports: Medicament (USD th) 58,415.077 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 7,731.466 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Total Imports (USD mn) 1,348.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Total Imports Growth (%) 30.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2022
    Imports: Medicament (USD th) 210,544.246 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 203,874.661 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
    Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 14.560 Apr 2022 monthly Nov 1978 - Apr 2022
    Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 306.630 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
    Total Exports to China (USD mn) 30.322 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
    Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,011.997 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
    Exports: Agricultural Products: Cakes, Soy Flours & Pellets (USD th) 71,068.721 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Exports: Primary Products: Soy (USD th) 152,534.888 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Exports: Agricultural Products: Beef (USD th) 198,422.258 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Exports: Fuels & Energy: Electric Power (USD th) 138,098.744 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Exports: Agricultural Products: Soybean Oil (USD th) 62,281.469 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Exports: fob: Brazil (USD th) 789,289.202 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
    Exports: fob: Chile (USD th) 261,212.913 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
    Exports: fob: Russia (USD th) 66,461.882 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
    Exports: fob: Argentina (USD th) 808,812.176 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
    Exports: fob: Uruguay (USD th) 88,348.886 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: Capital Goods: MAM: Spare Parts & Accessories for Machines, Engines & E... (USD th) 58,468.276 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
    Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuels & Lubricants: Gas oil (USD th) 163,568.645 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: Capital Goods: MAM: Other Engines & Equipment (USD th) 163,646.465 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: Capital Goods: MAM: Computers (USD th) 50,188.331 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: Intermediate Goods: Chemicals (USD th) 128,754.722 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: fob: United States (USD th) 306,630.451 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: fob: China (USD th) 1,011,996.995 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: fob: Argentina (USD th) 306,200.526 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: fob: Japan (USD th) 57,783.131 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
    Imports: fob: Brazil (USD th) 739,704.063 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
    Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
    Current Account Balance (USD mn) -720.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
    Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
    Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 214.821 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 214.821 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
    External Debt (USD mn) 20,060.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
    External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
    External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 4,654.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
    External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 11.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
    Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 0.409 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
    Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -11,710.413 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
    BoP: Current Account: Services: Exports (USD mn) 245.177 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2018
    BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports (USD mn) -3,361.324 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2018
    BoP: Current Account: Services: Imports (USD mn) -318.600 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2018
    External Debt: Others: Short Term (USD mn) 4,126.020 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2018
    External Debt: Monetary Authority: Short Term (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2018
    External Debt: Banks: Short Term (USD mn) 514.311 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2018
    External Debt: Financial: Public (USD mn) 12,018.076 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
    External Debt: Financial: Private (USD mn) 3,397.171 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
    Monetary Last Frequency Range
    Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
    Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 5,726.916 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1988 - Mar 2022
    Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 9,300.847 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1988 - Mar 2022
    M2 Growth (%) -1.1 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
    Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,457.2 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2022
    Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 21.065 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
    Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Gold Reserves (USD mn) 465.264 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2022
    Total Deposits (USD mn) 18,436.953 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
    Total Deposits Growth (%) -0.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
    Domestic Credit (USD mn) 16,671.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2022
    Domestic Credit Growth (%) 17.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
    Total Loans (USD mn) 17,137.111 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2022
    Total Loans Growth (%) 12.17 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2022
    Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 40.00 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
    Monetary Aggregate: M2 (PYG mn) 63,431,492.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Monetary Aggregate: M1 (PYG mn) 38,421,224.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Monetary Aggregate: Monetary Base (PYG mn) 22,319,720.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
    Monetary Aggregate: M3 (PYG mn) 115,809,651.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
    International Reserves: USD (USD mn) 6,783.55 Aug 2018 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2018
    Deposits: Banking System (PYG mn) 120,179,138.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022

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