Tunisia Current Account Balance

2003 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Tunisia Current Account recorded a deficit of 587.2 USD mn in Dec 2020, compared with a deficit of 563.7 USD mn in the previous quarter. Tunisia Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Dec 2003 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of -704.6 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 247.5 USD mn in Sep 2005 and a record low of -1.4 USD bn in Mar 2017. CEIC converts quarterly Current Account Balance into USD. The Central Bank of Tunisia provides Current Account Balance in local currency. The Central Bank of Tunisia average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 104.1 USD mn in Dec 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 12.9 USD mn in Dec 2019. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 8.1 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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Tunisia Current Account Balance

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

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-587.2 Dec 2020 -563.7 Sep 2020 -1,402.4 Mar 2017 247.5 Sep 2005 USD mn quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -226.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -4,010.0 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 1,162.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -70.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Australia (USD mn) 10,607.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2020
Austria (USD mn) 3,901.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -806.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -713.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 305.0 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1997 - Oct 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 608.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Belgium (USD mn) -386.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) -311.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1988 - Sep 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -230.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Botswana (USD mn) -332.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Brazil (USD mn) -7,253.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 11.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2019
Bulgaria (USD mn) -245.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (USD mn) 543.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Canada (USD mn) -5,571.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2020
Chile (USD mn) -25.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
China (USD mn) 130,200.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Colombia (USD mn) -1,774.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Croatia (USD mn) 2,154.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Cyprus (USD mn) -917.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (USD mn) -181.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Denmark (USD mn) 2,228.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) 1,213.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -2,784.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -809.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
European Union (USD mn) 144,082.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) 2,483.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Dec 2020
France (USD mn) -1,412.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Georgia (USD mn) -560.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Germany (USD mn) 30,687.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Greece (USD mn) -795.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 12,584.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Hungary (USD mn) 961.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Sep 2020
Iceland (USD mn) -8.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
India (USD mn) 15,530.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1949 - Sep 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 795.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Iran (USD mn) 26,741.0 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Ireland (USD mn) 14,864.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2020
Israel (USD mn) 6,362.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2020
Italy (USD mn) 8,170.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1970 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,348.7 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 21,951.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Dec 2020
Jordan (USD mn) -743.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -1,728.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) -297.0 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 13,282.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (USD mn) -136.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (USD mn) 351.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 174.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Laos (USD mn) 202.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Latvia (USD mn) 323.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (USD mn) -242.6 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 679.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (USD mn) 246.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 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) -125.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (USD mn) -370.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Mexico (USD mn) 17,408.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) -333.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Mongolia (USD mn) -30.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Jan 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -271.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Morocco (USD mn) 161.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Mozambique (USD mn) -1,384.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 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) 16,972.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1967 - Sep 2020
New Zealand (USD mn) -289.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Sep 2020
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 1,085.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2020
Oman (USD mn) -4,140.4 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Pakistan (USD mn) 276.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -199.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Panama (USD mn) 17.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) 298.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Peru (USD mn) 738.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Philippines (USD mn) 1,651.9 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2020
Poland (USD mn) 527.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Portugal (USD mn) -147.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Dec 2020
Qatar (USD mn) -2,328.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,606.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 2002 - Dec 2020
Russia (USD mn) 6,800.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,321.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -21.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 14,572.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (USD mn) -226.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (USD mn) 276.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
South Africa (USD mn) 4,399.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Sep 2020
Spain (USD mn) 887.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 240.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Sudan (USD mn) -1,060.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 7,608.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Sep 2020
Switzerland (USD mn) 9,550.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.5 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,376.666 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 9,848.726 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 25.1 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 33,629.9 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 77.1 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2018
Forecast: Government Expenditure (TND bn) 45.713 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (TND bn) 124.705 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (TND bn) 45.394 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Government Revenue (TND mn) 42,254.300 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Indirect: Excise Duties (TND mn) 2,872.200 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Direct (TND mn) 12,648.400 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Government Surplus or Deficit (TND mn) -4,039.800 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Indirect: Value Added Tax (TND mn) 7,797.400 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Government Expenditure (TND mn) 32,666.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Government Expenditure: Lending (TND mn) 100.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Government Expenditure: Capital (TND mn) 6,140.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Central Government Debt: Outstanding (TND mn) 91,772.700 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2020
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: Foreign (TND mn) 60,638.300 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2020
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: Domestic (TND mn) 31,134.400 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.950 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) -292.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,242.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -7.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 46,183.963 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 72,683.486 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,279.748 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,534.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -10.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 450,997.777 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 134,107.235 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 82.900 Sep 2020 monthly May 2002 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 69.963 Sep 2020 monthly May 2002 - Sep 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4.292 Oct 2020 monthly May 2002 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 154.180 Oct 2020 monthly May 1995 - Oct 2020
Exports: ytd: Spain (TND mn) 2,268.800 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: Libya (TND mn) 1,257.800 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: France (TND mn) 10,105.000 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 6,521.100 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 4,779.500 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: United States of America (TND mn) 1,489.600 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (TND mn) 3,496.000 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: France (TND mn) 6,589.100 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 7,319.500 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 3,562.500 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -587.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.4 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 104.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 2015 yearly 1976 - 2015
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 12.916 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 12.9 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 39,172.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 97.3 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 11,430.5 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 27.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.534 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -63,792.067 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Balance of Payments (BoP) (TND mn) 975.500 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account (TND mn) -1,848.800 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (TND mn) -178,522.100 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (TND mn) 2,742.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Energy (TND mn) 910.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Tourism and Real Estate (TND mn) 134.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Manufacturing (TND mn) 1,129.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Others (TND mn) 569.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 14.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 3,519.743 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 15,197.989 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 32,129.996 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2020
M2 Growth (%) 11.6 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1964 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,423.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 18.691 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.5 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Jan 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 246.327 Jan 2021 monthly Nov 1958 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 8,510.281 Nov 2020 monthly May 2002 - Nov 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 43,594.5 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 12.3 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 15.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,095.580 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.49 Sep 2020 monthly Feb 1996 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 64.00 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2: M1 (TND th) 41,106,000.000 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2020
Banking System Resources: M4: M3 (TND th) 89,227,000.000 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2020
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2 (TND th) 86,902,000.000 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1994 - Dec 2020
Gross International Reserves (TND th) 24,151,094.800 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Jan 2021
Gross International Reserves: Foreign Currency (TND th) 22,851,909.400 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Jan 2021
Gross International Reserves: Gold (TND th) 533,430.000 Feb 2019 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2019
Sight Deposits: Banks (TND th) 23,081,351.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Nov 2020
Non Performing Loans (TND mn) 9,850.000 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bank Loans (TND mn) 73,285.416 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2020

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