Forecast Current Account to GDP | 2017-2020

This page provides forecasts for Current Account to GDP including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.


Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18
United States -2.60 Dec/16 -2.8 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16 2.8 2.4 2.4 2.4
China 1.80 Dec/16 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2
Japan 3.70 Dec/16 3.7 3.76 3.82 3.87
Germany 8.30 Dec/16 6.7 6.2 6.2 6.2
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16 -4 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7
France -0.90 Dec/16 -1.8 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
India -0.70 Dec/16 -1.25 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
Italy 2.60 Dec/16 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.4
Brazil -1.30 Dec/16 -1.4 -1.5 -1.5 -0.8
Canada -3.30 Dec/16 -2.9 -2.8 -2.8 -2.82
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16 7 6.2 6.2 4.47
Russia 1.80 Dec/16 2 2.1 2.1 2.1
Spain 2.20 Dec/16 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5
Australia -2.70 Dec/16 -2.3 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16 -3 -3 -3 -2.03
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16 -1.9 -2 -2 -1.37
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16 -4.4 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6
Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18
Afghanistan -20.00 Dec/16 -19 -15 -15 -31.89
Albania -12.10 Dec/16 -8.2 -6.6 -6.6 -6.6
Algeria -13.50 Dec/16 -7.7 -4.5 -4.5 -7.47
Angola -6.40 Dec/16 -4 -2 -2 -3.92
Argentina -2.60 Dec/16 -2.5 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4
Armenia -2.90 Dec/16 -2.5 -2.8 -2.8 -5.38
Australia -2.70 Dec/16 -2.3 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2
Austria 1.70 Dec/16 3 3.2 3.2 3.2
Azerbaijan -3.20 Dec/16 0.5 1.3 1.3 -1.83
Bahamas -11.40 Dec/16 -12.2 -11.94 -11.67 -11.41
Bahrain -4.70 Dec/16 -3.6 -3 -3 4.73
Bangladesh 1.70 Dec/16 1.5 1.8 1.8 0.79
Belarus -3.60 Dec/16 -3.4 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2
Belgium -0.40 Dec/16 1.8 2 2 2
Belize -9.40 Dec/16 -5.77 -5 -4.23 -3.45
Benin -7.10 Dec/16 -10 -8 -8 -6.56
Bhutan -31.20 Dec/16 -32 -25 -25 -16.93
Bolivia -5.50 Dec/16 -4.89 -4.23 -3.58 -2.92
Bosnia and Herzegovina -4.50 Dec/16 -4.8 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4
Botswana 3.60 Dec/16 2.1 -0.5 -0.5 1
Brazil -1.30 Dec/16 -1.4 -1.5 -1.5 -0.8
Brunei 9.50 Dec/16 8.1 5.6 5.6 15.23
Bulgaria 4.20 Dec/16 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.2
Burkina Faso -4.30 Dec/16 -3.4 -3 -3 -5.22
Burundi -18.70 Dec/16 -15.4 -14.6 -14.6 -18.13
Cambodia -8.30 Dec/16 -8.5 -7.7 -7.7 3.24
Cameroon -4.80 Dec/16 -4.2 -3.6 -3.6 -4
Canada -3.30 Dec/16 -2.9 -2.8 -2.8 -2.82
Cape Verde -7.20 Dec/16 -8.8 -8 -8 -7.37
Cayman Islands -23.60 Dec/16 -18.66 -18.87 -19.09 -19.31
Central African Republic -7.80 Dec/16 -10.3 -9.5 -9.5 -7.16
Chad -8.60 Dec/16 -10 -8 -8 -11.03
Chile -1.40 Dec/16 -1.9 -1.53 -1.68 -1.84
China 1.80 Dec/16 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2
Colombia -4.40 Dec/16 -4.3 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2
Comoros -9.30 Dec/16 -7 -10 -10 -7.23
Congo -5.70 Dec/16 -6 -8 -8 -5.21
Costa Rica -3.30 Dec/16 -3.75 -3.84 -3.93 -4.01
Croatia 2.60 Dec/16 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.4
Cuba 0.10 Dec/15 -0.4 -0.48 -0.57 -0.65
Cyprus -5.30 Dec/16 -4.4 -4 -4 -4
Czech Republic 1.10 Dec/16 0.8 1 1 1
Denmark 8.10 Dec/16 6.4 6 6 6
Djibouti -27.90 Dec/16 -22 -19 -19 -22.46
Dominican Republic -1.40 Dec/16 -1.75 -1.86 -1.97 -2.09
East Timor -40.80 Dec/16 -35 -28 -28 76.13
Ecuador 1.50 Dec/16 -0.2 -0.61 -1.01 -1.42
Egypt -5.90 Dec/16 -5.2 -5 -5 -3.64
El Salvador -2.00 Dec/16 -2.8 -2.97 -3.14 -3.31
Equatorial Guinea -11.60 Dec/16 -6.6 -5.7 -5.7 -17.35
Eritrea -0.10 Dec/16 0.5 0.3 0.3 -1.58
Estonia 2.70 Dec/16 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4
Ethiopia -9.90 Dec/16 -11 -10.5 -10.5 -7.38
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16 2.8 2.4 2.4 2.4
European Union 1.50 Dec/16 1.01 0.96 0.9 0.84
Fiji -3.30 Dec/16 -4 -3.7 -3.7 -4.85
Finland -1.10 Dec/16 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.5
France -0.90 Dec/16 -1.8 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
Gabon -8.20 Dec/16 3 -0.5 -0.5 1.9
Gambia -11.40 Dec/16 -12 -10 -10 -11.01
Georgia -13.30 Dec/16 -12.5 -11 -11 -12.98
Germany 8.30 Dec/16 6.7 6.2 6.2 6.2
Ghana -3.90 Dec/16 -4.8 -4.8 -4.7 -4.6
Greece -0.60 Dec/16 -1.5 -1 -1 -1
Guatemala 1.30 Dec/16 -0.15 -0.48 -0.81 -1.15
Guinea -32.57 Dec/16 -28 -2.5 -25 -27.66
Guinea Bissau -2.20 Dec/16 -3 -3.6 -3.6 -2.64
Guyana 0.40 Dec/16 -4 -3.7 -3.7 -0.84
Haiti -0.90 Dec/16 -2.22 -2.33 -2.43 -2.54
Honduras -2.30 Dec/16 -5.17 -5.58 -6 -6.42
Hong Kong 4.50 Dec/16 4.1 3.9 3.9 5.75
Hungary 4.80 Dec/16 4.4 4 4 4
Iceland 8.00 Dec/16 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5
India -0.70 Dec/16 -1.25 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16 -1.9 -2 -2 -1.37
Iran 6.30 Dec/16 5.8 6.1 6.1 5
Iraq -7.30 Dec/16 -8 -6 -6 4.61
Ireland 4.70 Dec/16 3.7 3.1 3.1 3.1
Israel 3.60 Dec/16 4 3.8 3.8 2.3
Italy 2.60 Dec/16 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.4
Ivory Coast -2.00 Dec/16 -5 -3.2 -3.2 -2.67
Jamaica -0.70 Dec/16 -5.2 -4 -4 -6.45
Japan 3.70 Dec/16 3.7 3.76 3.82 3.87
Jordan -9.30 Dec/16 -10 -10 -10 -6.19
Kazakhstan -6.00 Dec/16 -2.7 -1.8 -1.8 -8.4
Kenya -5.20 Dec/16 -6.2 -6.5 -6.5 -5.25
Kosovo -10.30 Dec/16 -9.2 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6
Kuwait 2.71 Dec/16 4 5.7 5.7 19.59
Kyrgyzstan -9.60 Dec/16 -11 -9 -9 -8.6
Laos -2.30 Dec/16 -4 -7 -7 -5
Latvia 1.50 Dec/16 -1.6 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2
Lebanon -16.00 Dec/16 -20 -19 -19 -15.44
Lesotho -9.30 Dec/16 -10 -9 -9 -9
Liberia -25.10 Dec/16 -40 -35 -35 -28.04
Libya -37.80 Dec/16 -21 -25 -25 -9.07
Lithuania -0.90 Dec/16 -1.8 -1.6 -1.6 -1.6
Luxembourg 4.70 Dec/16 4.4 4 4 4
Macau 27.10 Dec/16 28 31 31 31
Macedonia -2.70 Dec/16 -1.6 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4
Madagascar -2.30 Dec/16 -3.2 -3.5 -3.5 -4.93
Malawi -13.90 Dec/16 -13 -11 -11 -10.12
Malaysia 1.30 Dec/16 3.2 3 3 1.49
Maldives -22.30 Dec/16 -14 -17 -17 -17.09
Mali -6.70 Dec/16 -6 -5.5 -5.5 -8.87
Malta 7.90 Dec/16 4 3.7 3.7 3.7
Mauritania -15.30 Dec/16 -25 -27 -27 -12.65
Mauritius -3.90 Dec/16 -5 -5.5 -5.5 -3.8
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16 -3 -3 -3 -2.03
Moldova -4.10 Dec/16 -6.4 -6 -6 -6
Mongolia -11.20 Dec/16 -19 -22 -22 -3.41
Montenegro -19.10 Dec/16 -10.7 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8
Morocco -4.20 Dec/16 -3.7 -3.2 -3.2 -4.17
Mozambique -37.90 Dec/16 -36 -31 -31 -33.76
Myanmar -6.50 Dec/16 -6.1 -5.7 -5.7 -5.15
Namibia -11.80 Dec/16 -8 -6 -6 -9.15
Nepal 6.20 Dec/16 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.88
Netherlands 8.40 Dec/16 7.8 7.4 7.4 7.4
New Zealand -2.70 Dec/16 -4.12 -4.23 -4.33 -4.44
Nicaragua -8.60 Dec/16 -8.46 -8.98 -9.5 -10.02
Niger -19.40 Dec/16 -20 -18 -18 -18.97
Nigeria -1.80 Dec/16 0.8 2.2 2.2 0.94
Norway 4.90 Dec/16 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.4
Oman -15.50 Dec/16 -17 -15 -15 -1.06
Pakistan -1.20 Jun/16 -2.5 -2.2 -2.2 -2.14
Palestine -10.10 Dec/16 -16 -15 -15 -17.02
Panama -5.60 Dec/16 -5.72 -5.6 -5.48 -5.37
Papua New Guinea 15.30 Dec/16 3.7 3 3 14.02
Paraguay 1.30 Dec/16 0.73 0.43 0.12 -0.17
Peru -2.80 Dec/16 -3.1 -1.6 -1.6 -3.23
Philippines 0.20 Dec/16 0.6 1.1 1.1 1.1
Poland -0.30 Dec/16 -1.1 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4
Portugal 0.80 Dec/16 -0.2 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5
Qatar -5.50 Dec/16 -2 -1 -1 -2.68
Republic of the Congo -24.20 Dec/16 -16.93 -16.75 -16.57 -16.4
Romania -2.30 Dec/16 -1.2 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9
Russia 1.80 Dec/16 2 2.1 2.1 2.1
Rwanda -16.60 Dec/16 -12 -12.6 -12.6 -13.34
Sao Tome and Principe -24.70 Dec/15 -11 -13 -13 -29.19
Saudi Arabia -3.90 Dec/16 -3 -1 -1 -1.8
Senegal -7.10 Dec/16 -6.5 -7.2 -7.2 -8.77
Serbia -4.00 Dec/16 -4.2 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8
Seychelles -18.00 Dec/16 -17 -15 -15 -16.92
Sierra Leone -16.60 Dec/16 -25 -23 -23 -11.31
Singapore 19.00 Dec/16 20.5 19.3 19.3 18.38
Slovakia -0.70 Dec/16 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7
Slovenia 6.80 Dec/16 6.4 6.1 6.1 6.1
South Africa -3.30 Dec/16 -3.2 -3.4 -3.4 -1.86
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16 7 6.2 6.2 4.47
Spain 2.20 Dec/16 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5
Sri Lanka -2.40 Dec/16 -2.6 -2.2 -2.2 -3.5
Sudan -5.30 Dec/16 -5 -6 -6 -5.63
Suriname -4.40 Dec/16 2 3 3 1.05
Swaziland 2.20 Dec/16 8 6 6 -2.81
Sweden 4.70 Dec/16 4.6 4.1 4.1 4.1
Switzerland 11.00 Dec/16 9.5 8.7 8.7 8.7
Syria -0.62 Dec/10 -12 -15 -15 -1.26
Taiwan 13.40 Dec/16 14 12 12 10.18
Tajikistan -3.80 Dec/16 -6 -5 -5 -5.58
Tanzania -8.80 Dec/16 -8.8 -9 -9 -7.56
Thailand 11.50 Dec/16 5.8 4.6 4.6 6.53
Togo -9.80 Dec/16 -9.3 -9 -9 -8.64
Trinidad and Tobago -5.50 Dec/16 4.79 4.28 3.76 3.24
Tunisia -8.90 Dec/16 -7 -6.7 -6.7 -5.72
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16 -4.4 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6
Turkmenistan -18.50 Dec/16 -20 -17 -17 -2.96
Uganda -8.70 Dec/16 -8.23 -8.08 -7.93 -7.77
Ukraine -3.60 Dec/16 -2.7 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3
United Arab Emirates 3.10 Dec/16 4.7 5 5 7.17
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16 -4 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7
United States -2.60 Dec/16 -2.8 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Uruguay -0.20 Dec/16 -0.47 -0.44 -0.4 -0.37
Uzbekistan 1.36 Dec/16 0.8 1.2 1.2 0.49
Venezuela -2.40 Dec/16 -3 -3.2 -3.2 5.06
Vietnam 4.70 Dec/16 -0.2 0.3 0.3 1.32
Yemen -5.60 Dec/16 -10 -9 -9 -3.48
Zambia -3.70 Dec/16 -3.5 -3 -3 -4.09
Zimbabwe -9.20 Dec/16 -11 -8 -8 -7.12