Peru Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1980 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Peru Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • Peru Current Account deficit accounted for 4.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2022, compared with a 6.3 % deficit in the previous quarter.
  • Peru Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1980 to Jun 2022, with an average value of -3.4 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 6.1 % in Sep 2006 and a record low of -12.4 % in Mar 1982.

CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Current Account Balance and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Central Reserve Bank of Peru provides Current Account Balance in USD and Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Reserve Bank of Peru average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP prior to Q1 1990 is calculated from Nominal GDP, sourced from the International Monetary Fund.


Key information about Peru Current Account Balance: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Peru, Current Account recorded a deficit of 2.8 USD bn in Jun 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.7 USD bn in Jun 2022.
  • Peru Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 332.0 USD mn in Jun 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 65.5 USD mn in Jun 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 61.6 USD bn in Jun 2022.

View Peru's Current Account Balance: % of GDP from Mar 1980 to Jun 2022 in the chart:

Peru Current Account Balance: % of GDP

What was Peru's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in Jun 2022?

Peru Current Account deficit accounted for 4.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2022, compared with a 6.3 % deficit in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-4.6 Jun 2022 -6.3 Mar 2022 -12.4 Mar 1982 6.1 Sep 2006 % quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 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 (%) -0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) -9.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 3.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 22.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (%) 15.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) -3.8 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
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 (%) 6.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Jun 2022
Cambodia (%) -34.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Canada (%) 0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2022
Chile (%) -8.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
China (%) 1.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) -5.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Croatia (%) -16.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) -17.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) -4.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 13.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Ecuador (%) 2.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) -0.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
European Union (%) -0.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Finland (%) -6.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
France (%) -2.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) -13.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 3.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2022
Ghana (%) -1.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Greece (%) -8.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 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 (%) -4.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
India (%) -1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 1.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Iran (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (%) 14.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 3.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) -1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) -3.9 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) -4,601.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 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) -1,725.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2022
Kosovo (%) -17.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -64.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Laos (%) 2.3 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Latvia (%) -9.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 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 (%) -7.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Malawi (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 1.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Malta (%) -0.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) -11.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) -0.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Moldova (%) -17.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) -20.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (%) -17.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) -5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) -23.6 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Nepal (%) -12.8 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
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 (%) 22.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Oman (%) -11.7 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Pakistan (%) -4.6 2022 yearly 1977 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) -12.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) -1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) -7.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) -4.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Philippines (%) -5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) -4.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Portugal (%) -2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 18.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (%) -9.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Russia (%) 16.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 14.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) -10.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Singapore (%) 18.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (%) -8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 0.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
South Africa (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 0.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) -5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) -8.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Sweden (%) 2.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 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 (%) -0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 2,529.814 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,009.985 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 80,388.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PEN bn) 260.765 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PEN bn) 407.413 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (PEN bn) 256.480 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Public Debt: Domestic: Long Term (LT) (PEN mn) 138,862.401 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Public Debt (PEN mn) 307,486.605 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Public Debt: External (PEN mn) 161,984.398 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Public Debt: Domestic (PEN mn) 145,502.207 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Public Debt: Domestic: Short Term (ST) (PEN mn) 6,639.806 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.489 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 376.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,845.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 18.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 15,588.929 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 53,509.875 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 7,566.539 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,086.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 13.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 714,811.308 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 498,110.069 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 791.000 Jun 2022 monthly Nov 2003 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,356.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 2,125.000 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,062.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2022
Exports: 2007p (USD th) 3,837,345.34 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2018
Imports: 2007p (USD th) 3,175,235.60 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2018
Exports: Petroleum: Crude and Derivatives (USD mn) 374.777 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2022
Exports: Mining: Gold (USD mn) 896.558 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2022
Exports: Asia: Japan (USD mn) 161.000 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: America: NAFTA: USA (USD mn) 791.000 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: Asia: China (USD mn) 2,125.000 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Exports: MINCETUR: South Korea (USD mn) 271.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: NAFTA: Mexico (USD mn) 165.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: NAFTA: Canada (USD mn) 51.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: MINCETUR: India (USD mn) 89.00 May 2018 monthly Sep 2003 - May 2018
Imports: Food: Main Nourishment (USD mn) 302.834 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2022
Imports: Asia: China (USD mn) 1,062.000 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Imports: America: NAFTA: USA (USD mn) 1,356.000 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Trade Index: Terms of Trade (2007=100) 101.622 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 332.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -2,848.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,746.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -65.524 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 4.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -69.810 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 101,571.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 45.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 8,998.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 4.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -4.186 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -96,007.313 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -54.169 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -1,924.974 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) 3,139.281 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Financial Account (USD mn) -1,585.770 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,214.307 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Private Sector: Liabilities: Direct Investment (USD mn) 613.137 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2018
International Investment Position (IIP): Assets (USD mn) 157,187.192 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 253,194.504 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Public External Debt: USD: Net (USD mn) 208.673 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
External Liabilities: Medium & Long Term (USD mn) 92,573.273 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Netherlands (USD mn) 1,105.598 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Spain (USD mn) 5,222.137 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: United Kingdom (USD mn) 5,423.081 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: USA (USD mn) 3,232.366 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Chile (USD mn) 3,579.538 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock (USD mn) 29,231.778 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Energy (USD mn) 3,501.445 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Industry (USD mn) 3,435.916 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Finance (USD mn) 5,928.998 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Mining (USD mn) 6,889.460 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Communications (USD mn) 5,522.117 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.0 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Jul 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 16.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 70,474.972 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 113,333.400 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 0.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 6.0 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1997 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 69,861.0 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 29.933 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,932.000 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 84,842.628 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) -1.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,496.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -1.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 38,648.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 93,037.599 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.29 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.43 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertible Foreign Currencies (FCR) (USD mn) 68,761.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 74,637.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Depository Corporations: Broad Money (PEN mn) 288,389.11 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1992 - Jun 2018
Banking System: Net Domestic Credit (PEN mn) 116,956.557 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1992 - Jun 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -17.3 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Jul 2022
BCRP Forecast: Consumer Price Index: YoY (%) 2.500 2020 yearly 2016 - 2020
Macroeconomic Outlook Survey: Business Confidence Index (Point) 34.286 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Jul 2022

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