Forecast Current Account to GDP - 2018-2020

This page provides forecasts for Current Account to GDP including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.


Last Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18
United States -2.60 Dec/16 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
China 1.80 Dec/16 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
Japan 3.70 Dec/16 3.84 3.79 3.75 3.7
Germany 8.30 Dec/16 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.3
France -0.90 Dec/16 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
India -0.70 Dec/16 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
Italy 2.60 Dec/16 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4
Brazil -1.30 Dec/16 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7
Canada -3.30 Dec/16 -2.8 -2.8 -3.04 -2.8
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16 6.2 6.2 5.64 6.2
Russia 1.80 Dec/16 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Spain 2.20 Dec/16 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Australia -2.70 Dec/16 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16 -3 -3 -2.33 -3
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16 -2 -2 -1.53 -2
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6
Last Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18
Afghanistan -20.00 Dec/16 -15 -15 -15 -15
Albania -12.10 Dec/16 -6.6 -6.6 -6.6 -6.6
Algeria -13.50 Dec/16 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5
Angola -6.40 Dec/16 -2 -2 -3.92 -2
Argentina -2.60 Dec/16 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4
Armenia -2.90 Dec/16 -2.8 -2.8 -2.7 -2.7
Australia -2.70 Dec/16 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2
Austria 1.70 Dec/16 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
Azerbaijan -3.20 Dec/16 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Bahamas -11.40 Dec/16 -12.84 -12.52 -12.2 -11.94
Bahrain -4.70 Dec/16 -3 -3 -3 -3
Bangladesh 1.70 Dec/16 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
Barbados -4.60 Dec/16 -6.78 -6.56 -6.35 -6.57
Belarus -3.60 Dec/16 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2
Belgium -0.40 Dec/16 2 2 2 2
Belize -9.40 Dec/16 -6.76 -6.43 -6.1 -5.77
Benin -7.10 Dec/16 -8 -8 -6.22 -8
Bhutan -31.20 Dec/16 -25 -25 -22.07 -25
Bolivia -5.50 Dec/16 -4.32 -4.51 -4.7 -4.89
Bosnia and Herzegovina -4.50 Dec/16 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4
Botswana 3.60 Dec/16 -0.5 -0.5 2.6 -0.5
Brazil -1.30 Dec/16 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7
Brunei 9.50 Dec/16 5.6 5.6 16.46 5.6
Bulgaria 4.20 Dec/16 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
Burkina Faso -4.30 Dec/16 -3 -3 -5.5 -3
Burundi -18.70 Dec/16 -14.6 -14.6 -17.99 -14.6
Cambodia -8.30 Dec/16 -7.7 -7.7 2.21 -6.9
Cameroon -4.80 Dec/16 -3.6 -3.6 -4.04 -3.6
Canada -3.30 Dec/16 -2.8 -2.8 -3.04 -2.8
Cape Verde -7.20 Dec/16 -8 -8 -6.69 -8
Cayman Islands -23.60 Dec/16 -18.87 -19.09 -19.31 -19.53
Central African Republic -7.80 Dec/16 -9.5 -9.5 -7.51 -9.5
Chad -8.60 Dec/16 -8 -8 -10.86 -8
Chile -1.40 Dec/16 -2.38 -2.05 -1.71 -1.38
China 1.80 Dec/16 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
Colombia -4.40 Dec/16 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2
Comoros -9.30 Dec/16 -10 -10 -7.22 -10
Congo -5.70 Dec/16 -8 -8 -4.97 -8
Costa Rica -3.30 Dec/16 -4.18 -4.04 -3.89 -3.75
Croatia 2.60 Dec/16 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.2
Cuba 0.10 Dec/15 0.36 0.11 -0.14 -0.4
Cyprus -5.30 Dec/16 -4 -4 -4 -4
Czech Republic 1.10 Dec/16 1 1 1 1
Denmark 8.10 Dec/16 6 6 6 6
Djibouti -27.90 Dec/16 -19 -19 -25 -19
Dominican Republic -1.40 Dec/16 -1.68 -1.7 -1.73 -1.75
East Timor -40.80 Dec/16 -28 -28 -8.45 -28
Ecuador 1.50 Dec/16 -1.6 -1.13 -0.67 -0.2
Egypt -5.90 Dec/16 -5 -5 -4.39 -5
El Salvador -2.00 Dec/16 -3.23 -3.02 -2.8 -2.97
Equatorial Guinea -11.60 Dec/16 -5.7 -5.7 -16.17 -5.7
Eritrea -0.10 Dec/16 0.3 0.3 -1.34 0.3
Estonia 2.70 Dec/16 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4
Ethiopia -9.90 Dec/16 -10.5 -10.5 -7.7 -10.5
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
Fiji -3.30 Dec/16 -3.7 -3.7 -4.12 -4
Finland -1.10 Dec/16 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
France -0.90 Dec/16 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
Gabon -8.20 Dec/16 -0.5 -0.5 -0.26 -0.5
Gambia -11.40 Dec/16 -10 -10 -10.94 -10
Georgia -13.30 Dec/16 -11 -11 -13.19 -11
Germany 8.30 Dec/16 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2
Ghana -3.90 Dec/16 -4.8 -4.7 -4.6 -4.6
Greece -0.60 Dec/16 -1 -1 -1 -1
Guatemala 1.30 Dec/16 -0.73 -0.54 -0.34 -0.15
Guinea -32.57 Dec/16 -2.5 -25 -27.09 -25
Guinea Bissau -2.20 Dec/16 -3.6 -3.6 -2.36 -3.6
Guyana 0.40 Dec/16 -3.7 -3.7 -1.61 -3.7
Haiti -0.90 Dec/16 -1.98 -2.06 -2.14 -2.22
Honduras -2.30 Dec/16 -5.28 -5.24 -5.2 -5.17
Hong Kong 4.50 Dec/16 3.9 3.9 4.81 3.9
Hungary 4.80 Dec/16 4 4 4 4
Iceland 8.00 Dec/16 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
India -0.70 Dec/16 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16 -2 -2 -1.53 -2
Iran 6.30 Dec/16 6.1 6.1 4.67 6.1
Iraq -7.30 Dec/16 -6 -6 7.24 -6
Ireland 4.70 Dec/16 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1
Israel 3.60 Dec/16 3.8 3.8 2.81 3.8
Italy 2.60 Dec/16 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4
Ivory Coast -2.00 Dec/16 -3.2 -3.2 -2.09 -3.2
Jamaica -0.70 Dec/16 -4 -4 -4.34 -4
Japan 3.70 Dec/16 3.84 3.79 3.75 3.7
Jordan -9.30 Dec/16 -10 -10 -7.16 -10.8
Kazakhstan -6.00 Dec/16 -1.8 -1.8 -6.7 -1.8
Kenya -5.20 Dec/16 -6.5 -6.5 -6.36 -6.5
Kosovo -10.30 Dec/16 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6
Kuwait 2.71 Dec/16 5.7 5.7 18.46 5.7
Kyrgyzstan -9.60 Dec/16 -9 -9 -9.11 -9
Laos -2.30 Dec/16 -7 -7 -4.55 -7
Latvia 1.50 Dec/16 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2
Lebanon -16.00 Dec/16 -19 -19 -15.08 -19
Lesotho -9.30 Dec/16 -9 -9 -9 -9
Liberia -25.10 Dec/16 -35 -35 -30.83 -35
Libya -37.80 Dec/16 -25 -25 -24.55 -25
Lithuania -0.90 Dec/16 -1.6 -1.6 -1.6 -1.4
Luxembourg 4.70 Dec/16 4 4 4 4
Macau 27.10 Dec/16 31 31 31 31
Macedonia -2.70 Dec/16 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4
Madagascar -2.30 Dec/16 -3.5 -3.5 -3.51 -3.5
Malawi -13.90 Dec/16 -11 -11 -8.76 -11
Malaysia 1.30 Dec/16 3 3 1.69 3
Maldives -22.30 Dec/16 -17 -17 -17.92 -17
Mali -6.70 Dec/16 -5.5 -5.5 -8.39 -5.5
Malta 7.90 Dec/16 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7
Mauritania -15.30 Dec/16 -27 -27 -13.68 -27
Mauritius -3.90 Dec/16 -5.5 -5.5 -3.89 -5.5
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16 -3 -3 -2.33 -3
Moldova -4.10 Dec/16 -6 -6 -6 -6
Mongolia -11.20 Dec/16 -22 -22 -3.71 -22
Montenegro -19.10 Dec/16 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8
Morocco -4.20 Dec/16 -3.2 -3.2 -3.62 -3.2
Mozambique -37.90 Dec/16 -31 -31 -36.07 -36
Myanmar -6.50 Dec/16 -5.7 -5.7 -5.46 -5.7
Namibia -11.80 Dec/16 -6 -6 -11.18 -6
Nepal 6.20 Dec/16 3.7 3.7 4.46 3.7
Netherlands 8.40 Dec/16 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4
New Zealand -2.70 Dec/16 -4.09 -4.1 -4.11 -4.12
Nicaragua -8.60 Dec/16 -11.94 -10.78 -9.62 -8.46
Niger -19.40 Dec/16 -18 -18 -18.69 -20
Nigeria -1.80 Dec/16 2.2 2.2 0.16 2.2
Norway 4.90 Dec/16 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4
Oman -15.50 Dec/16 -15 -15 -5.25 -15
Pakistan -1.20 Jun/16 -2.2 -2.2 -1.72 -2.2
Palestine -10.10 Dec/16 -15 -15 -13.79 -16
Panama -5.60 Dec/16 -6.26 -6.08 -5.9 -5.72
Papua New Guinea 15.30 Dec/16 3 3 18.05 23
Paraguay 1.30 Dec/16 -0.66 -0.19 0.26 0.73
Peru -2.80 Dec/16 -1.6 -1.6 -3.4 -3.23
Philippines 0.20 Dec/16 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
Poland -0.30 Dec/16 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4
Portugal 0.80 Dec/16 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5
Qatar -5.50 Dec/16 -1 -1 -0.42 1
Republic of the Congo -24.20 Dec/16 -14.62 -15.39 -16.16 -16.93
Romania -2.30 Dec/16 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9
Russia 1.80 Dec/16 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Rwanda -16.60 Dec/16 -12.6 -12.6 -13.44 -12.6
Sao Tome and Principe -24.70 Dec/15 -13 -13 -23.32 -13
Saudi Arabia -3.90 Dec/16 -1 -1 -4.86 -1
Senegal -7.10 Dec/16 -7.2 -7.2 -8.28 -7.2
Serbia -4.00 Dec/16 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8
Seychelles -18.00 Dec/16 -15 -15 -17.8 -15
Sierra Leone -16.60 Dec/16 -23 -23 -11.64 -23
Singapore 19.00 Dec/16 19.3 19.3 18.42 19.3
Slovakia -0.70 Dec/16 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Slovenia 6.80 Dec/16 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1
South Africa -3.30 Dec/16 -2.3 -2.5 -2.7 -2.9
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16 6.2 6.2 5.64 6.2
Spain 2.20 Dec/16 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Sri Lanka -2.40 Dec/16 -2.2 -2.2 -3.12 -2.2
Sudan -5.30 Dec/16 -6 -6 -5.82 -6
Suriname -4.40 Dec/16 3 3 -0.63 3
Swaziland 2.20 Dec/16 6 6 1.19 6
Sweden 4.70 Dec/16 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1
Switzerland 11.00 Dec/16 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7
Syria -0.62 Dec/10 -15 -15 -0.45 -12
Taiwan 13.40 Dec/16 12 12 11.94 12
Tajikistan -3.80 Dec/16 -5 -5 -4.1 -5
Tanzania -8.80 Dec/16 -9 -9 -8.11 -9
Thailand 11.50 Dec/16 4.6 4.6 8.14 4.6
Togo -9.80 Dec/16 -9 -9 -9.11 -9
Trinidad and Tobago -5.50 Dec/16 1.12 -0.15 -1.43 -2.71
Tunisia -8.90 Dec/16 -6.7 -6.7 -6.89 -6.7
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6
Turkmenistan -18.50 Dec/16 -17 -17 -5.91 -17
Uganda -8.70 Dec/16 -6.87 -7.32 -7.78 -8.23
Ukraine -3.60 Dec/16 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3
United Arab Emirates 3.10 Dec/16 5 5 6.21 5
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.3
United States -2.60 Dec/16 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Uruguay -0.20 Dec/16 -1.58 -1.21 -0.84 -0.47
Uzbekistan 1.36 Dec/16 1.2 1.2 1.23 1.2
Venezuela -2.40 Dec/16 -3.2 -3.2 2.62 -3.2
Vietnam 4.70 Dec/16 0.3 0.3 1.18 0.3
Yemen -5.60 Dec/16 -9 -9 -3.9 -9
Zambia -3.70 Dec/16 -3 -3 -4.07 -3
Zimbabwe -9.20 Dec/16 -8 -8 -8.3 -8