Belgium: Current account, in dollars

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Belgium

Current account balance, billion USD

 Latest value -6.21
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 2002 - 2023
 Average 3.58
 Min - Max -10.17 - 11.62
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 2002 to 2023. The average value for Belgium during that period was 3.58 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -10.17 billion U.S. dollars in 2011 and a maximum of 11.62 billion U.S. dollars in 2002. The latest value from 2023 is -6.21 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 111 countries is 3.07 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Belgium - Current account, in dollars - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Current account, in dollars - historical chart - 2002-2023




Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Selected articles from our guide:

What factors determine the exchange rates

International lending and sovereign debt

Are trade deficits bad for the economy?

The unholy trinity of international finance

Most commonly used measures of corruption

All articles



 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 99.39 2021 percent
 Trade openness 193.09 2022 percent
 Financial openness 2.299 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 95.73 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 548.01 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 4.92 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 97.36 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 553.91 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 2.14 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 12.48 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 2,181.57 2023 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -1.00 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars -6.21 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -1.63 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -10.30 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 41.27 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 2.30 2022 percent
 Remittances 13,437.74 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -2,414.02 2023 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 36.48 9/2023 billion
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK