Costa Rica Current Account to GDP  1977-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in Costa Rica averaged -5.32 percent from 1977 until 2016, reaching an all time high of -1.05 percent in 1991 and a record low of -15.59 percent in 1981.

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Costa Rica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -491.30 -409.60 139.60 -661.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 880.10 884.70 1000.60 235.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 1371.40 1294.30 1437.20 280.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account -351.30 -254.60 101.80 -998.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -4.30 -1.05 -15.59 percent [+]
External Debt 26232.10 26235.60 26436.80 5763.40 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 27.74 -170.00 334.52 -2431.19 USD Million [+]
Remittances 36.63 34.48 36.63 14.47 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 772.50 799.40 958.70 82.60 USD Million [+]

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Costa Rica 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 - Costa Rica Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Costa Rica 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 -4.30 -1.05 -15.59 1977 - 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