El Salvador Current Account  1990-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

El Salvador current account deficit increased to USD 178.2 million in December of 2017 from a USD 75.5 million shortfall a year ago. The goods gap widened to USD 1436.8 million from USD 1252.8 million and the primary income deficit went up to USD 313.5 million from USD 252.9 million. In contrast, the services surplus rose to USD 223.2 million from USD 191.8 million and the secondary income surplus increased to USD 1348.9 million from USD 1238.4 million, as workers' remittances were up to USD 1341.4 million from USD 1240.2 million. In 2017, the current account deficit rose slightly to USD 501.3 million from USD 499.7 million. Current Account in El Salvador averaged -287.95 USD Million from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 32.77 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of -1130 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 1991.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-03 12:00 AM Current Account $119.9M $52.6M $ -2.8M
2017-12-22 11:00 PM Current Account $-248.93M $-119.5M $ -200M
2018-03-23 03:00 PM Current Account $-178.2M $-250.4M $ -162.8M
2018-06-29 08:00 PM Current Account $-178.2M $ -206.4M
2018-10-03 12:00 AM Current Account $ -183.1M
2018-12-22 12:00 AM Current Account $ -202.4M


El Salvador Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -403.30 -371.10 -14.60 -547.30 USD Million [+]
Exports 493.70 488.80 560.10 47.70 USD Million [+]
Imports 897.00 859.90 1029.50 91.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -178.19 -250.38 32.77 -1130.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.00 -3.60 -0.20 -7.10 percent [+]
Capital Flows -291.74 -185.83 924.80 -693.60 USD Million [+]
Remittances 490.84 456.39 502.99 53.10 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 1.40 1.37 14.59 1.37 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 77.57 78.03 103.78 66.14 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
External Debt 16005.80 16188.70 16376.00 7621.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 27.90 250.30 714.80 -275.50 USD Million [+]

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El Salvador Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - El Salvador Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. El Salvador Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-178.19 -250.38 32.77 -1130.00 1990 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -14024.00 Dec/17
Brazil 620.00 Apr/18
Canada -16346.00 Dec/17
China -282.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 40.55 Mar/18
France -1269.00 Mar/18
Germany 29100.00 Mar/18
India -13465.11 Dec/17
Indonesia -5500.00 Mar/18
Italy 3408.00 Mar/18
Japan 3122.30 Mar/18
Mexico -6940.80 Mar/18
Netherlands 20903.90 Dec/17
Russia 28800.00 Mar/18
South Korea 5180.00 Mar/18
Spain -450.00 Feb/18
Switzerland 19679.42 Dec/17
Turkey -4812.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -18443.00 Dec/17
United States -128158.00 Dec/17


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