Burundi recorded a Current Account deficit of 11.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Burundi averaged -6.93 percent from 1986 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1 percent in 1995 and a record low of -19.10 percent in 2015.

Current Account to GDP in Burundi is expected to be -14.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Burundi Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -12.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Burundi Current Account to GDP
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Burundi Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -100209.00 -78936.10 -31731.30 -402562.30 BIF Million [+]
Exports 10458.00 19854.70 75218.70 3619.90 BIF Million [+]
Imports 110667.00 98790.80 477781.00 35673.70 BIF Million [+]
Current Account -351.70 -354.80 10.45 -384.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -11.60 -18.70 1.00 -19.10 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.03 0.03 0.54 0.03 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 147.73 145.58 147.73 104.32 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 5.64 5.42 5.64 3.34 [+]
External Debt 793609.09 795420.40 1651801.68 413843.37 BIF Million [+]

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Burundi 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 - Burundi Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Burundi Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-11.60 -18.70 1.00 -19.10 1986 - 2017 percent Yearly

Country Last Previous
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17
Germany 8.00 Dec/17
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17
Japan 4.02 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17
Italy 2.80 Dec/17
Russia 2.20 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/17
Spain 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.30 Dec/17
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
France -0.80 Dec/17
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17
India -1.90 Dec/17
United States -2.40 Dec/17
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Australia -3.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17
Argentina -4.80 Dec/17
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17