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Current account balance forecast, percent of GDP, 2022 - Country rankings:

The average for 2022 based on 184 countries was -2.78 percent.The highest value was in Guyana: 43.51 percent and the lowest value was in Mozambique: -45.89 percent. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2027. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: International Monetary Fund
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Countries Current account forecast, 2022 Global rank Available data
Guyana 43.51 1 1980 - 2027
Azerbaijan 31.68 2 1992 - 2027
Kuwait 29.05 3 1980 - 2027
Papua N.G. 21.95 4 1980 - 2027
Qatar 21.17 5 1980 - 2027
Norway 19.41 6 1980 - 2027
R. of Congo 19.1 7 1980 - 2027
Andorra 16.65 8 2019 - 2027
Libya 16.56 9 1980 - 2027
Iraq 16.3 10 2001 - 2027
Saudi Arabia 15.98 11 1980 - 2027
Taiwan 14.8 12 1984 - 2027
UA Emirates 14.72 13 1980 - 2027
Tr.&Tobago 14.34 14 1980 - 2027
Singapore 12.78 15 1980 - 2027
Ireland 12.22 16 1980 - 2027
Eritrea 12.21 17 1992 - 2027
Russia 12.16 18 1992 - 2027
Angola 11.33 19 1980 - 2027
Brunei 11.23 20 1985 - 2027
Hong Kong 8.62 21 1980 - 2027
Bahrain 8.57 22 1980 - 2027
Denmark 8.22 23 1980 - 2027
Netherlands 7.47 24 1980 - 2027
Kiribati 6.33 25 1980 - 2027
Algeria 6.21 26 1980 - 2027
Switzerland 6.2 27 1980 - 2027
Oman 6.17 28 1980 - 2027
Luxembourg 4.26 29 1995 - 2027
Germany 4.19 30 1980 - 2027
Venezuela 3.96 31 1980 - 2023
Tajikistan 3.85 32 1992 - 2027
Sweden 3.82 33 1980 - 2027
South Korea 3.19 34 1980 - 2027
Kazakhstan 2.98 35 1992 - 2027
Aruba 2.93 36 1999 - 2027
Israel 2.49 37 1980 - 2027
Turkmenistan 2.46 38 1996 - 2027
Ecuador 2.35 39 1980 - 2027
Indonesia 2.18 40 1980 - 2027
Croatia 2.17 41 1992 - 2027
Australia 2.12 42 1980 - 2027
Botswana 1.99 43 1980 - 2027
China 1.8 44 1997 - 2027
Iran 1.62 45 1980 - 2027
Malaysia 1.6 46 1980 - 2027
San Marino 1.37 47 2017 - 2027
Japan 1.35 48 1980 - 2027
South Africa 1.2 49 1980 - 2027
Guatemala 1.12 50 1980 - 2027
Chad 0.83 51 1980 - 2027
Haiti 0.77 52 1980 - 2027
Zimbabwe 0.56 53 1990 - 2027
Canada 0.53 54 1980 - 2027
Micronesia 0.41 55 1995 - 2027
Vietnam 0.27 56 1980 - 2027
DR Congo 0.01 57 1980 - 2027
Slovenia -0.08 58 1992 - 2027
Italy -0.17 59 1980 - 2027
Spain -0.17 60 1980 - 2027
Nigeria -0.19 61 1990 - 2027
Estonia -0.23 62 1993 - 2027
Argentina -0.32 63 1980 - 2027
Thailand -0.48 64 1980 - 2027
Swaziland -0.76 65 1980 - 2027
Finland -0.77 66 1980 - 2027
Bulgaria -0.93 67 1980 - 2027
Portugal -1.12 68 1980 - 2027
Uruguay -1.16 69 2012 - 2027
Mexico -1.23 70 1980 - 2027
France -1.26 71 1980 - 2027
Gabon -1.39 72 1980 - 2027
Bolivia -1.4 73 1980 - 2027
Brazil -1.45 74 1980 - 2027
Belarus -1.47 75 1992 - 2027
Eq. Guinea -1.6 76 1987 - 2027
Lithuania -1.6 77 1995 - 2027
Burma -1.73 78 1998 - 2027
Zambia -1.79 79 1980 - 2027
Iceland -1.97 80 1980 - 2027
Suriname -2 81 1980 - 2027
Belgium -2.21 82 1980 - 2027
Cameroon -2.29 83 1980 - 2027
Macao -2.44 84 2002 - 2027
Laos -2.54 85 1980 - 2027
Austria -2.62 86 1980 - 2027
Peru -3.04 87 1980 - 2027
Malta -3.1 88 1995 - 2027
Nicaragua -3.17 89 1980 - 2027
Latvia -3.29 90 1992 - 2027
Domin. Rep. -3.3 91 1980 - 2027
Uzbekistan -3.32 92 1992 - 2027
Sri Lanka -3.39 93 1980 - 2027
Burkina Faso -3.45 94 1980 - 2027
India -3.48 95 1980 - 2027
Egypt -3.63 96 1980 - 2027
Slovakia -3.66 97 1993 - 2027
Panama -3.69 98 1980 - 2027
Paraguay -3.83 99 1980 - 2027
USA -3.94 100 1980 - 2027
Poland -4.02 101 1980 - 2027
Bangladesh -4.05 102 1980 - 2027
Ethiopia -4.28 103 1980 - 2027
Czechia -4.3 104 1995 - 2027
Bosnia & Herz. -4.31 105 1998 - 2027
Morocco -4.33 106 1980 - 2027
Philippines -4.39 107 1980 - 2027
Tanzania -4.43 108 1980 - 2027
Honduras -4.55 109 1980 - 2027
Pakistan -4.6 110 1980 - 2027
Djibouti -4.76 111 1991 - 2027
Togo -4.8 112 1980 - 2027
Costa Rica -4.81 113 1980 - 2027
UK -4.81 114 1980 - 2027
Colombia -5.14 115 1980 - 2027
Ivory Coast -5.18 116 1980 - 2027
Ghana -5.25 117 1980 - 2027
Madagascar -5.4 118 1980 - 2027
Armenia -5.51 119 1992 - 2027
Turkey -5.66 120 1980 - 2027
Tuvalu -5.85 121 2001 - 2027
Kenya -5.93 122 1980 - 2027
Tonga -5.98 123 1980 - 2027
Saint Lucia -5.99 124 2014 - 2027
Benin -6 125 1980 - 2027
Jamaica -6.02 126 1980 - 2027
Sudan -6.44 127 1980 - 2027
G.-Bissau -6.48 128 1980 - 2027
Seychelles -6.55 129 1980 - 2027
North Macedonia -6.67 130 1992 - 2027
Chile -6.69 131 1980 - 2027
Hungary -6.7 132 1980 - 2027
Greece -6.72 133 1980 - 2027
Jordan -6.72 134 1980 - 2027
Guinea -7 135 1980 - 2027
Georgia -7.19 136 1995 - 2027
Belize -7.28 137 1980 - 2027
New Zealand -7.71 138 1980 - 2027
Mali -7.86 139 1980 - 2027
Namibia -7.97 140 1990 - 2027
Uganda -8.03 141 1980 - 2027
Serbia -8.35 142 2000 - 2027
Samoa -8.42 143 1980 - 2027
Romania -8.44 144 1980 - 2027
Cyprus -8.48 145 1980 - 2027
Sierra Leone -8.5 146 1980 - 2027
Lesotho -8.51 147 1980 - 2027
Albania -8.64 148 1980 - 2027
El Salvador -8.87 149 1980 - 2027
Vanuatu -9 150 1980 - 2027
Tunisia -9.07 151 1980 - 2027
Barbados -10.02 152 1980 - 2027
Solomon Isl. -10.07 153 1980 - 2027
Comoros -10.51 154 1980 - 2027
Yemen -11.37 155 1990 - 2027
Mauritania -11.56 156 1990 - 2027
Nepal -12.12 157 1980 - 2027
Malawi -12.15 158 1980 - 2027
Kyrgyzstan -12.48 159 1992 - 2027
Rwanda -12.63 160 1980 - 2027
Moldova -12.83 161 1992 - 2027
Senegal -12.97 162 1980 - 2027
Mauritius -13.01 163 1980 - 2027
Fiji -13.56 164 1980 - 2027
Gambia -13.75 165 1980 - 2027
Montenegro -13.83 166 2001 - 2027
S.T.&Principe -13.85 167 1980 - 2027
Cape Verde -14.01 168 1980 - 2027
C.A. Republic -14.11 169 1980 - 2027
Burundi -14.91 170 1980 - 2027
Maldives -15.01 171 1980 - 2027
Niger -15.65 172 1980 - 2027
Somalia -15.83 173 2013 - 2027
Liberia -16.28 174 2000 - 2027
Bahamas -18.2 175 1980 - 2027
Ant.& Barb. -18.97 176 2014 - 2027
Mongolia -20.31 177 1991 - 2027
Grenada -24.46 178 2014 - 2027
Bhutan -24.48 179 1980 - 2027
St. Vincent & ... -26.55 180 2014 - 2027
Dominica -30.65 181 2000 - 2027
Cambodia -31.32 182 1992 - 2027
Palau -43.18 183 2000 - 2027
Mozambique -45.89 184 1980 - 2027

Economic outlook around the world

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. The series includes actual historical values for past years and forecast values for the current and the next few years.
43.51
31.68
29.05
21.95
21.17
19.41
19.10
16.65
16.56
16.30
15.98
14.80
14.72
14.34
12.78
12.22
12.21
12.16
11.33
11.23
8.62
8.57
8.22
7.47
6.33
6.21
6.20
6.17
4.26
4.19
3.96
3.85
3.82
3.19
2.98
2.93
2.49
2.46
2.35
2.18
2.17
2.12
1.99
1.80
1.62
1.60
1.37
1.35
1.20
1.12
0.83
0.77
0.56
0.53
0.41
0.27
0.01
-0.08
-0.17
-0.17
-0.19
-0.23
-0.32
-0.48
-0.76
-0.77
-0.93
-1.12
-1.16
-1.23
-1.26
-1.39
-1.40
-1.45
-1.47
-1.60
-1.60
-1.73
-1.79
-1.97
-2.00
-2.21
-2.29
-2.44
-2.54
-2.62
-3.04
-3.10
-3.17
-3.29
-3.30
-3.32
-3.39
-3.45
-3.48
-3.63
-3.66
-3.69
-3.83
-3.94
-4.02
-4.05
-4.28
-4.30
-4.31
-4.33
-4.39
-4.43
-4.55
-4.60
-4.76
-4.80
-4.81
-4.81
-5.14
-5.18
-5.25
-5.40
-5.51
-5.66
-5.85
-5.93
-5.98
-5.99
-6.00
-6.02
-6.44
-6.48
-6.55
-6.67
-6.69
-6.70
-6.72
-6.72
-7.00
-7.19
-7.28
-7.71
-7.86
-7.97
-8.03
-8.35
-8.42
-8.44
-8.48
-8.50
-8.51
-8.64
-8.87
-9.00
-9.07
-10.02
-10.07
-10.51
-11.37
-11.56
-12.12
-12.15
-12.48
-12.63
-12.83
-12.97
-13.01
-13.56
-13.75
-13.83
-13.85
-14.01
-14.11
-14.91
-15.01
-15.65
-15.83
-16.28
-18.20
-18.97
-20.31
-24.46
-24.48
-26.55
-30.65
-31.32
-43.18
-45.89
-45.89
-23.5
-1.2
21.2
43.51
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