Canada Current Account to GDP  1980-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Canada recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in Canada averaged -1.39 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 2.70 percent in 2000 and a record low of -4.20 percent in 1981.

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Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3179.70 -3181.40 8524.80 -4256.70 CAD Million [+]
Exports 43560.00 43690.00 48786.90 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 46740.00 46870.00 50104.20 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -16319.00 -12921.00 12230.00 -20197.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
External Debt 615.99 612.33 615.99 14.82 CAD Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 92.20 90.40 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 223.00 11576.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows 0.00 -51.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.19 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3942.00 3729.00 4107.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.96 2.52 3.00 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4183681.00 4531101.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 127.00 357.00 469.00 38.00 USD Million [+]

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Canada 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 - Canada Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.30 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 1980 - 2016 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
Switzerland 11.00 Dec/16
Netherlands 8.40 Dec/16
Germany 8.30 Dec/16
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16
Japan 3.70 Dec/16
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16
Italy 2.60 Dec/16
Spain 2.20 Dec/16
China 1.80 Dec/16
Russia 1.80 Dec/16
India -0.70 Dec/16
France -0.90 Dec/16
Brazil -1.30 Dec/16
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16
United States -2.60 Dec/16
Australia -2.70 Dec/16
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16
Canada -3.30 Dec/16
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16