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Current account balance forecast, percent of GDP, 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 183 countries was -2 percent. The highest value was in Kuwait: 30.32 percent and the lowest value was in Palau: -57.27 percent. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2028. 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, 2023 Global rank Available data
Kuwait 30.32 1 1981 - 2028
Norway 26.21 2 1980 - 2028
Libya 21.26 3 1980 - 2028
Macao 19.93 4 2002 - 2028
Guyana 18.04 5 1980 - 2028
Andorra 17.86 6 2019 - 2028
Qatar 17.63 7 1980 - 2028
Singapore 16.6 8 1980 - 2028
Azerbaijan 16.34 9 1992 - 2028
Papua N.G. 15.9 10 1980 - 2028
Taiwan 11.76 11 1984 - 2028
Denmark 11.4 12 1980 - 2028
Brunei 10.58 13 1985 - 2028
Aruba 9.46 14 1999 - 2028
Kiribati 9 15 1980 - 2028
UA Emirates 8.16 16 1980 - 2028
Switzerland 8.01 17 1980 - 2028
Ireland 7.75 18 1980 - 2028
Netherlands 7.6 19 1980 - 2028
Hong Kong 7.07 20 1980 - 2028
Bahrain 6.64 21 1980 - 2028
Swaziland 6.26 22 1980 - 2028
Germany 6 23 1980 - 2028
Saudi Arabia 5.95 24 1980 - 2028
Tr.&Tobago 5.73 25 1980 - 2028
Sweden 5.35 26 1980 - 2028
Oman 5.09 27 1980 - 2028
Slovenia 4.44 28 1992 - 2028
Israel 4.21 29 1980 - 2028
R. of Congo 3.96 30 1980 - 2028
San Marino 3.79 31 2017 - 2028
Zambia 3.77 32 1980 - 2028
Luxembourg 3.68 33 1995 - 2028
Iran 3.44 34 1980 - 2028
Russia 3.39 35 1992 - 2028
Turkmenistan 3.39 36 1992 - 2028
Japan 3.34 37 1980 - 2028
Angola 3.07 38 1980 - 2028
Algeria 2.92 39 1980 - 2028
Belarus 2.74 40 1992 - 2028
Malaysia 2.7 41 1980 - 2028
Guatemala 2.38 42 1980 - 2028
Venezuela 2.2 43 1980 - 2024
Tuvalu 2.16 44 2001 - 2028
Nicaragua 2.12 45 1980 - 2028
Spain 2.1 46 1980 - 2028
Micronesia 1.9 47 1995 - 2028
Estonia 1.84 48 1993 - 2028
China 1.53 49 1997 - 2028
Suriname 1.51 50 1980 - 2028
Ecuador 1.47 51 1980 - 2028
South Korea 1.33 52 1980 - 2028
Portugal 1.31 53 1980 - 2028
Poland 1 54 1980 - 2028
Zimbabwe 0.86 55 1990 - 2028
Botswana 0.83 56 1980 - 2028
Nigeria 0.72 57 1990 - 2028
Italy 0.7 58 1980 - 2028
Australia 0.62 59 1980 - 2028
Paraguay 0.6 60 1980 - 2028
Czechia 0.5 61 1995 - 2028
Chad 0.24 62 1980 - 2028
Vietnam 0.24 63 1980 - 2028
Austria 0.07 64 1980 - 2028
Lithuania 0.03 65 1995 - 2028
Bulgaria 0 66 1980 - 2028
Thailand -0.17 67 1980 - 2028
Croatia -0.24 68 1992 - 2028
Indonesia -0.26 69 1980 - 2028
Argentina -0.6 70 1980 - 2028
Iceland -0.65 71 1980 - 2028
Pakistan -0.7 72 1980 - 2028
Bangladesh -0.75 73 1980 - 2028
Saint Lucia -0.75 74 2014 - 2028
Gabon -0.83 75 1980 - 2028
Hungary -0.94 76 1980 - 2028
Sudan -0.95 77 1980 - 2028
Canada -0.99 78 1980 - 2028
France -1.23 79 1980 - 2028
Jamaica -1.24 80 1980 - 2028
Armenia -1.36 81 1992 - 2028
Mexico -1.47 82 1980 - 2028
Kazakhstan -1.52 83 1992 - 2028
Nepal -1.54 84 1980 - 2028
Burma -1.58 85 1998 - 2028
Egypt -1.71 86 1980 - 2028
Finland -1.72 87 1980 - 2028
India -1.79 88 1980 - 2028
Brazil -1.91 89 1980 - 2028
Peru -1.92 90 1980 - 2028
Iraq -1.94 91 2001 - 2028
Serbia -2.35 92 2000 - 2028
Ethiopia -2.39 93 1980 - 2028
Ghana -2.49 94 1980 - 2028
South Africa -2.5 95 1980 - 2028
Eq. Guinea -2.57 96 1987 - 2028
Laos -2.57 97 1980 - 2028
Cameroon -2.58 98 1980 - 2028
Slovakia -2.67 99 1993 - 2028
Belgium -2.71 100 1980 - 2028
Bolivia -2.72 101 1980 - 2028
Costa Rica -2.77 102 1980 - 2028
Haiti -2.95 103 1980 - 2028
USA -2.95 104 1980 - 2028
Latvia -2.97 105 1992 - 2028
Malta -2.97 106 1995 - 2028
Philippines -2.97 107 1980 - 2028
Togo -3.06 108 1980 - 2028
Morocco -3.07 109 1980 - 2028
Lesotho -3.08 110 1980 - 2028
Djibouti -3.22 111 1991 - 2028
North Macedonia -3.31 112 1992 - 2028
Samoa -3.32 113 1980 - 2028
Chile -3.48 114 1980 - 2028
Panama -3.63 115 1980 - 2028
UK -3.66 116 1980 - 2028
Tajikistan -3.68 117 1992 - 2028
Domin. Rep. -3.7 118 1980 - 2028
Uruguay -3.74 119 2012 - 2028
Madagascar -3.93 120 1980 - 2028
Vanuatu -4.11 121 1980 - 2028
Turkey -4.2 122 1980 - 2028
Uzbekistan -4.27 123 1992 - 2028
Bosnia & Herz. -4.31 124 1998 - 2028
El Salvador -4.55 125 1980 - 2028
Ivory Coast -4.7 126 1980 - 2028
Kenya -4.87 127 1980 - 2028
Colombia -4.9 128 1980 - 2028
Gambia -5.03 129 1980 - 2028
Burkina Faso -5.07 130 1980 - 2028
Tanzania -5.15 131 1980 - 2028
Honduras -5.21 132 1980 - 2028
Comoros -5.55 133 1980 - 2028
Ukraine -5.69 134 1992 - 2028
Cape Verde -5.76 135 1980 - 2028
Tunisia -5.77 136 1980 - 2028
Malawi -5.86 137 1980 - 2028
Albania -5.96 138 1980 - 2028
Benin -5.96 139 1980 - 2028
DR Congo -6.04 140 1980 - 2028
Belize -6.05 141 1980 - 2028
Georgia -6.07 142 1995 - 2028
Mauritius -6.23 143 1980 - 2028
Mali -6.5 144 1980 - 2028
Sierra Leone -6.82 145 1980 - 2028
Greece -6.93 146 1980 - 2028
Seychelles -6.93 147 1980 - 2028
Uganda -7.09 148 1980 - 2028
Namibia -7.12 149 1990 - 2028
G.-Bissau -7.14 150 1980 - 2028
Romania -7.29 151 1980 - 2028
Jordan -7.55 152 1980 - 2028
Tonga -7.86 153 1980 - 2028
New Zealand -7.89 154 1980 - 2028
Barbados -8.47 155 1980 - 2028
Cyprus -8.56 156 1980 - 2028
C.A. Republic -8.75 157 1980 - 2028
Guinea -8.88 158 1980 - 2028
Bahamas -9.48 159 1980 - 2028
Somalia -9.62 160 2013 - 2028
Mauritania -9.88 161 1990 - 2028
Montenegro -10.74 162 2001 - 2028
Mongolia -10.91 163 1991 - 2028
Fiji -10.92 164 1980 - 2028
Cambodia -10.99 165 1992 - 2028
Solomon Isl. -11.26 166 1980 - 2028
Moldova -12.09 167 1992 - 2028
Ant.& Barb. -12.46 168 2014 - 2028
Niger -12.51 169 1980 - 2028
Rwanda -12.67 170 1980 - 2028
Senegal -14.61 171 1980 - 2028
Grenada -14.78 172 2014 - 2028
S.T.&Principe -14.88 173 1980 - 2028
Mozambique -16.02 174 1980 - 2028
Maldives -16.45 175 1980 - 2028
St. Vincent & ... -17.57 176 2014 - 2028
Burundi -18.72 177 1980 - 2028
Yemen -19.43 178 1990 - 2028
Kyrgyzstan -19.98 179 1992 - 2028
Liberia -22.89 180 2000 - 2028
Dominica -27.1 181 2000 - 2028
Bhutan -29.36 182 1980 - 2028
Palau -57.27 183 2000 - 2028



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.
30.32
26.21
21.26
19.93
18.04
17.86
17.63
16.60
16.34
15.90
11.76
11.40
10.58
9.46
9.00
8.16
8.01
7.75
7.60
7.07
6.64
6.26
6.00
5.95
5.73
5.35
5.09
4.44
4.21
3.96
3.79
3.77
3.68
3.44
3.39
3.39
3.34
3.07
2.92
2.74
2.70
2.38
2.20
2.16
2.12
2.10
1.90
1.84
1.53
1.51
1.47
1.33
1.31
1.00
0.86
0.83
0.72
0.70
0.62
0.60
0.50
0.24
0.24
0.07
0.03
0.00
-0.17
-0.24
-0.26
-0.60
-0.65
-0.70
-0.75
-0.75
-0.83
-0.94
-0.95
-0.99
-1.23
-1.24
-1.36
-1.47
-1.52
-1.54
-1.58
-1.71
-1.72
-1.79
-1.91
-1.92
-1.94
-2.35
-2.39
-2.49
-2.50
-2.57
-2.57
-2.58
-2.67
-2.71
-2.72
-2.77
-2.95
-2.95
-2.97
-2.97
-2.97
-3.06
-3.07
-3.08
-3.22
-3.31
-3.32
-3.48
-3.63
-3.66
-3.68
-3.70
-3.74
-3.93
-4.11
-4.20
-4.27
-4.31
-4.55
-4.70
-4.87
-4.90
-5.03
-5.07
-5.15
-5.21
-5.55
-5.69
-5.76
-5.77
-5.86
-5.96
-5.96
-6.04
-6.05
-6.07
-6.23
-6.50
-6.82
-6.93
-6.93
-7.09
-7.12
-7.14
-7.29
-7.55
-7.86
-7.89
-8.47
-8.56
-8.75
-8.88
-9.48
-9.62
-9.88
-10.74
-10.91
-10.92
-10.99
-11.26
-12.09
-12.46
-12.51
-12.67
-14.61
-14.78
-14.88
-16.02
-16.45
-17.57
-18.72
-19.43
-19.98
-22.89
-27.10
-29.36
-57.27
-57.27
-35.4
-13.5
8.4
30.32
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