Saudi Arabia Current Account Balance

2006 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority

Saudi Arabia Current Account recorded a surplus of 2.3 USD bn in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit of 594.9 USD mn in the previous quarter. Saudi Arabia Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2006 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of 16.5 USD bn. The data reached an all-time high of 52.3 USD bn in Jun 2008 and a record low of -22.2 USD bn in Dec 2015. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.9 USD bn in Dec 2020. Saudi Arabia Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 11.3 USD bn in Mar 2021. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 7.8 USD bn in Mar 2021. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 186.0 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Saudi Arabia Current Account Balance

What was Saudi Arabia's Current Account Balance in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2,317.5 Dec 2020 -594.9 Sep 2020 -22,150.9 Dec 2015 52,346.1 Jun 2008 USD mn quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -372.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 690.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
Armenia (USD mn) 51.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Australia (USD mn) 14,132.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
Austria (USD mn) -977.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2021
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) -1,227.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Mar 2021
Belarus (USD mn) -956.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,580.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 179.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -70.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) -339.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 3,840.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 9.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -1,954.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Canada (USD mn) 935.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2021
Chile (USD mn) 503.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
China (USD mn) 69,446.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -3,633.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -446.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (USD mn) -1,111.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 342.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 2,964.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 726.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -82.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
European Union (USD mn) 121,257.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Finland (USD mn) 308.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2021
France (USD mn) -2,779.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -364.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
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) -2,487.6 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 7,714.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 701.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -211.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
India (USD mn) -8,134.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1949 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) -996.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
Iran (USD mn) 3,754.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) 22,956.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
Israel (USD mn) 5,105.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 3,689.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 17,106.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,583.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
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) -185.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -83.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Laos (USD mn) 70.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
Latvia (USD mn) -66.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -133.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -19.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 424.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 18,555.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia (USD mn) -19.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -1,220.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Malaysia (USD mn) 3,025.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Malta (USD mn) -51.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -430.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -5,135.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -230.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (USD mn) -143.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - May 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -193.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
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) -198.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,775.6 Apr 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 27,258.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -3,612.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1971 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 11,080.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2021
Oman (USD mn) -4,140.4 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Pakistan (USD mn) -274.0 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) -1,816.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -380.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Poland (USD mn) 75.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -461.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -2,004.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Apr 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) 18,489.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -88.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 173.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 4,467.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2021
Spain (USD mn) 476.2 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -630.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -2,249.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 9,331.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 17,604.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1983 - Mar 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -49,849.333 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 227,604.0 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 32.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SAR bn) 1,056.730 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SAR bn) 1,130.560 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (SAR bn) 1,050.470 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
SA: Revenue: Social Contributions (SAR mn) 0.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.199 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 17,540.4 Feb 2021 monthly May 2016 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 3.0 Feb 2021 monthly May 2017 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,391,831.503 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 386,335.162 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 22,691.791 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 13,172.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -6.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,012,813.958 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,181,932.702 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 547.113 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 891.815 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,822.992 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 2,499.993 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
Exports: Value: Non Oil (SAR mn) 19,555.77 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2018
Exports: Value: Petroleum Products (SAR mn) 125,222.000 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017
Exports: Value: Crude Petroleum (SAR mn) 513,181.000 2017 yearly 1953 - 2017
Exports: Value: Oil (SAR mn) 68,943.34 Apr 2018 monthly May 2016 - Apr 2018
Exports: Value (SAR mn) 71,310.839 Apr 2021 monthly May 2016 - Apr 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 11,347.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 2,317.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 4.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,871.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7,827.680 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -12.192 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 601,853.088 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) -13,733.735 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) -8,275.822 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 56,675.733 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,514.293 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 18,812.023 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 10,984.343 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 33,905.776 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 11,347.618 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment (USD mn) -5,457.914 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 7,827.680 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) 10,369.518 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment (USD mn) 9,552.352 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 22,769.957 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) -10,581.344 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 1,939.758 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 13,579.428 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) 11,661.041 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 17,656.587 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn) -4,709.263 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 1,918.387 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -15,142.294 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
IIP: Assets (SAR mn) 4,317,877.705 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,256,949.082 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 2,060,928.623 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 409,740.288 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 526,833.330 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 4.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 1980 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 424,775.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 62.132 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 38.3 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 432.934 May 2021 monthly Dec 1957 - May 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 533,660.965 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 279,406.0 Feb 2018 monthly Oct 1983 - Feb 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 21.6 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2017
Credit to Households (USD bn) 102.299 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 529.301 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 105,945.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 500,903.629 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 15.58 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 63.13 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Base Money (SAR mn) 364,083.428 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,213,414.937 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,536,526.081 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 1,975,624.987 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,639,349.289 May 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2021
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (SAR mn) 1,623.503 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2019
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency and Deposits Abroad (SAR mn) 488,088.741 May 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2021

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