France Current Account to GDP 1980-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

France recorded a Current Account deficit of 0.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in France averaged 0.05 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 3.40 percent in 1999 and a record low of -2.10 percent in 1982.

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France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4956.00 -4638.00 2674.00 -7953.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 40446.00 40290.00 40446.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 45402.00 44928.00 45402.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -2227.00 -3263.00 4784.00 -6467.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4883344.00 4931229.00 4931229.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.90 -0.20 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 115.09 114.93 115.70 89.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3194.00 2948.00 20881.00 -8809.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -19512.00 -2859.00 59842.00 -48842.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 50.00 50.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2435.91 2435.91 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.96 5.60 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2705.00 4331.00 6170.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 84500.00 83800.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 16.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2226.00 2080.00 4029.00 8.00 USD Million [+]

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France Current Account to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - France Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.90 -0.20 3.40 -2.10 1980 - 2016 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
Switzerland 11.00 Dec/16
Netherlands 8.40 Dec/16
Germany 8.30 Dec/16
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16
Japan 3.70 Dec/16
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16
Italy 2.60 Dec/16
Spain 2.20 Dec/16
China 1.80 Dec/16
Russia 1.80 Dec/16
India -0.70 Dec/16
France -0.90 Dec/16
Brazil -1.30 Dec/16
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16
United States -2.60 Dec/16
Australia -2.70 Dec/16
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16
Canada -3.30 Dec/16
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16