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Germany: Current account balance forecast, percent of GDP: For that indicator, International Monetary Fund provides data for Germany from 1980 to 2023. The average value for Germany during that period was 3.44 percent with a minumum of -1.79 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 8.9 percent in 2015. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: The current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers.