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 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19
United States -2.40 Dec/17 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.2
China 1.30 Dec/17 1.5 1.5 1.1 1.1
Japan 4.02 Dec/17 3.5 3.5 2 2
Germany 8.00 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 5.7 5.7
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17 -3.7 -3.7 -2.5 -2.5
India -1.90 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1.1 -1.1
France -0.80 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1 -1
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17 -0.6 -0.6 -1.4 -1.4
Italy 2.80 Dec/17 2 2 1.5 1.5
Canada -3.00 Dec/17 -2.8 -2.8 -2.5 -2.5
Russia 2.20 Dec/17 2.1 2.1 1.9 1.9
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1
Australia -3.10 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.1 -2.1
Spain 1.90 Dec/17 1.1 1.1 1 1
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1 -1
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3 -2.3
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17 -4.7 -4.7 -3.6 -3.6
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17 7.4 7.4 6.9 6.9
Last Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19
Afghanistan -20.00 Dec/16 -15 -15 -12 -12
Albania -6.40 Dec/17 -6.6 -6.6 -4.9 -4.9
Algeria -10.90 Dec/17 -4.5 -4.5 -3.2 -3.2
Angola -0.90 Dec/17 -2 -2 -1 -1
Argentina -4.80 Dec/17 -4 -4 -3.6 -3.6
Armenia -2.90 Dec/16 -3.1 -3.1 -3.2 -3.2
Australia -3.10 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.1 -2.1
Austria 1.90 Dec/17 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.4
Azerbaijan 5.60 Dec/17 4.1 3.6 3.2 2.8
Bahamas -16.40 Dec/17 -12 -12 -10 -10
Bahrain -4.60 Dec/17 -3.2 -3.2 -0.9 -0.9
Bangladesh -2.60 Dec/18 1.8 1.5 1.2 1.2
Barbados -4.60 Dec/16 -6.4 -6.4 -6 -6
Belarus -1.70 Dec/17 -3.2 -3.2 -2.9 -2.9
Belgium -0.20 Dec/17 2 2 2.1 2.1
Belize -7.00 Dec/17 -6.4 -6.4 -4.2 -4.2
Benin -11.00 Dec/17 -8 -8 -7 -7
Bhutan -24.44 Dec/17 -23.5 -23.5 -21.9 -21.9
Bolivia -6.30 Dec/17 -6.1 -6.1 -5.9 -5.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina -4.80 Dec/17 -4.4 -4.4 -4.2 -4.2
Botswana 12.00 Dec/17 -0.5 -0.5 1.8 1.8
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17 -0.6 -0.6 -1.4 -1.4
Brunei 6.10 Dec/17 4.9 4.9 13.1 13.1
Bulgaria 4.50 Dec/17 3.2 3.2 3 3
Burkina Faso -7.60 Dec/17 -3 -3 -2.8 -2.8
Burundi -11.60 Dec/17 -14.6 -14.6 -13.3 -13.3
Cambodia -7.10 Dec/17 -6.9 -6.9 -5.3 -5.3
Cameroon -2.70 Dec/17 -3.6 -3.6 -3.3 -3.3
Canada -3.00 Dec/17 -2.8 -2.8 -2.5 -2.5
Cape Verde -7.10 Dec/17 -8 -8 -7.6 -7.6
Cayman Islands -32.10 Dec/17 -20.81 -21.07 -18.51 -23.22
Central African Republic -9.70 Dec/17 -9.5 -9.5 -8.2 -8.2
Chad -8.80 Dec/17 -8 -8 -6 -6
Chile -1.50 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1.1 -1.1
China 1.30 Dec/17 1.5 1.5 1.1 1.1
Colombia -3.30 Dec/17 -3 -3 -3.2 -3.2
Comoros -9.30 Dec/16 -10 -10 -8 -8
Congo -2.50 Dec/17 -8 -8 -10 -10
Costa Rica -3.00 Dec/17 -4.04 -5.09 -4.93 -4.54
Croatia 3.90 Dec/17 3.4 3.2 3 3
Cuba 0.10 Dec/15 0.11 -0.4 -0.09 -0.09
Cyprus -6.70 Dec/17 -4 -4 -3.8 -3.8
Czech Republic 1.10 Dec/17 1 1 0.7 0.7
Denmark 7.90 Dec/17 6 6 5.9 5.9
Djibouti -26.00 Dec/17 -19 -19 -17 -17
Dominican Republic -0.20 Dec/17 -1.5 -1.5 -3.1 -3.1
East Timor -16.10 Dec/17 -23 -23 -28 -28
Ecuador 1.50 Dec/16 -1.13 1.1 -1.56 0.23
Egypt -6.50 Dec/17 -5 -5 -4.5 -4.5
El Salvador -2.00 Dec/16 -3.23 -3.3 -3.25 -3.55
Equatorial Guinea -10.50 Dec/17 -5.7 -5.7 -5 -5
Eritrea 0.70 Dec/17 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.7
Estonia 3.20 Dec/17 1.4 1.4 1.2 1.2
Ethiopia -8.50 Dec/17 -10.5 -10.5 -9.8 -9.8
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.2
Fiji -7.40 Dec/17 -6 -6 -4.4 -4.4
Finland 0.70 Dec/17 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6
France -0.80 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1 -1
Gabon -9.00 Dec/17 -0.5 -0.5 1.9 1.9
Gambia -14.30 Dec/17 -10 -10 -11 -11
Georgia -13.30 Dec/16 -11 -11 -10 -10
Germany 8.00 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 5.7 5.7
Ghana -4.80 Dec/17 -4.7 -4.6 -4.5 -4.5
Greece -0.80 Dec/17 -1 -1 -0.5 -0.5
Guatemala 1.50 Dec/17 -0.54 0.3 -1.72 -1.24
Guinea 5.51 Dec/17 -25 -25 -23 -23
Guinea Bissau 2.80 Dec/17 -3.6 -3.6 -2.8 -2.8
Guyana -8.10 Dec/17 -3.7 -3.7 -3.4 -3.4
Haiti -0.90 Dec/16 -2.1 -2.1 -2.5 -2.5
Honduras -1.70 Dec/17 -2.4 -2.4 -2.6 -2.6
Hong Kong 4.20 Dec/17 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7
Hungary 2.80 Dec/17 4 4 3.6 3.6
Iceland 3.70 Dec/17 1.5 1.5 1.1 1.1
India -1.90 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1.1 -1.1
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3 -2.3
Iran 4.26 Dec/17 6.1 6.1 5.9 5.9
Iraq -6.30 Dec/17 -6 -6 -5 -5
Ireland 12.50 Dec/17 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.8
Israel 4.10 Dec/17 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6
Italy 2.80 Dec/17 2 2 1.5 1.5
Ivory Coast -4.10 Dec/17 -3.2 -3.2 -4 -4
Jamaica -3.00 Dec/17 -4 -4 -7 -7
Japan 4.02 Dec/17 3.5 3.5 2 2
Jordan -10.60 Dec/17 -10 -10.8 -9 -9
Kazakhstan -3.20 Dec/17 -1.8 -1.8 -1 -1
Kenya -5.90 Dec/17 -6.5 -7 -7.7 -7.7
Kosovo -10.30 Dec/16 -8.6 -8.6 -7.2 -7.2
Kuwait 1.97 Dec/17 5.7 5.7 7.2 7.2
Kyrgyzstan -12.00 Dec/16 -12.5 -12.5 -11.1 -11.1
Laos -6.99 Dec/17 -8.5 -8.5 -7.6 -7.6
Latvia -0.80 Dec/17 -1.2 -1.2 -1 -1
Lebanon -18.00 Dec/17 -19 -19 -18 -18
Lesotho -7.20 Dec/17 -9 -9 -6 -6
Liberia -15.80 Dec/17 -35 -35 -32 -32
Libya 2.20 Dec/17 -25 -25 -19 -19
Lithuania -0.90 Dec/16 -1.6 -1.4 -1.2 -1.2
Luxembourg 5.00 Dec/17 4 4 3.7 3.7
Macau 27.50 Dec/16 31 31 32 32
Macedonia -1.30 Dec/17 -1.4 -1.4 -1.2 -1.2
Madagascar -4.10 Dec/17 -3.5 -3.5 -2.8 -2.8
Malawi -10.50 Dec/17 -11 -11 -10 -10
Malaysia 1.30 Dec/16 3 3 3.3 3.3
Maldives -17.10 Dec/18 -19.6 -19.6 -17.4 -17.4
Mali -7.00 Dec/17 -5.5 -5.5 -7 -7
Malta 12.60 Dec/17 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.4
Mauritania -10.90 Dec/17 -27 -27 -22 -22
Mauritius -5.80 Dec/17 -5.5 -5.5 -5 -5
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1 -1
Moldova -4.10 Dec/16 -6 -6 -5.7 -5.7
Mongolia -4.90 Dec/17 -4.5 -4.5 -5.8 -5.8
Montenegro -19.10 Dec/16 -9.8 -9.8 -8.7 -8.7
Morocco -4.00 Dec/17 -3.2 -3.2 -2.8 -2.8
Mozambique -16.20 Dec/17 -31 -36 -29 -29
Myanmar -6.50 Dec/16 -5.7 -5.7 -6.2 -6.2
Namibia -2.30 Dec/17 -6 -6 -9 -9
Nepal -0.40 Dec/17 -3.4 -3.4 -3.1 -3.1
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17 7.4 7.4 6.9 6.9
New Zealand -2.80 Dec/17 -2.8 -2.8 -2.5 -2.5
Nicaragua -5.00 Dec/17 -6.2 -6.2 -8 -8
Niger -14.40 Dec/17 -18 -20 -17 -17
Nigeria 2.00 Dec/17 2.2 2.2 3.2 3.2
Norway 5.70 Dec/17 8.7 8.7 9.1 9.1
Oman -14.30 Dec/17 -7 -7.5 -6 -6
Pakistan -8.20 Jun/18 -5.7 -5.8 -5.6 -5.2
Palestine -10.10 Dec/16 -15 -16 -19 -19
Panama -6.10 Dec/17 -5.7 -5.7 -5.4 -5.4
Papua New Guinea 15.30 Dec/16 3 23 2.5 2.5
Paraguay -1.20 Dec/17 -0.19 -1.03 -1.04 0.93
Peru -1.30 Dec/17 -1.6 -1.6 -1.3 -1.3
Philippines -0.80 Dec/17 -1.1 -1.1 -0.8 -0.8
Poland 0.30 Dec/17 -0.4 -0.4 0.5 0.5
Portugal 0.50 Dec/17 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.6
Qatar 3.80 Dec/17 6 6 8 8
Republic of the Congo -42.80 Dec/17 -15.39 -39.09 -13.55 -19.38
Romania -3.40 Dec/17 -0.9 -0.9 -0.8 -0.8
Russia 2.20 Dec/17 2.1 2.1 1.9 1.9
Rwanda -14.10 Dec/17 -12.6 -12.6 -11 -11
Sao Tome and Principe -24.70 Dec/15 -13 -13 -15 -15
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/17 3 3 2 2
Senegal -5.30 Dec/17 -7.2 -7.2 -8.3 -8.3
Serbia -5.70 Dec/17 -3.8 -3.8 -3.4 -3.4
Seychelles -20.00 Dec/17 -15 -15 -18 -18
Sierra Leone -13.00 Dec/17 -23 -23 -20 -20
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17 19.7 19.7 19.3 19.3
Slovakia -2.10 Dec/17 0.7 0.7 1 1
Slovenia 6.40 Dec/17 6.1 6.1 5.7 5.7
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17 -2.3 -2.3 -2.7 -2.7
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1
Spain 1.90 Dec/17 1.1 1.1 1 1
Sri Lanka -2.60 Dec/17 -2.7 -2.7 -3.2 -3.2
Sudan -3.40 Dec/17 -6 -6 -7 -7
Suriname -4.40 Dec/16 3 3 4 4
Swaziland -1.30 Dec/17 6 6 7 7
Sweden 3.20 Dec/17 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.7
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17 8.7 8.7 8.4 8.4
Syria -0.62 Dec/10 -15 -12 -10 -10
Taiwan 14.70 Dec/17 14.3 14.3 13.9 13.9
Tajikistan 1.80 Dec/17 -5 -5 -4 -4
Tanzania -1.80 Dec/17 -9 -9 -8.7 -8.7
Thailand 10.60 Dec/17 8.6 8.6 7.3 7.3
Togo -8.70 Dec/17 -9 -9 -8.5 -8.5
Trinidad and Tobago -4.10 Dec/17 -0.15 4.56 0.27 -1.51
Tunisia -10.40 Dec/17 -6.7 -6.7 -6.4 -6.4
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17 -4.7 -4.7 -3.6 -3.6
Turkmenistan -12.80 Dec/17 -9 -9 -7.5 -7.5
Uganda -5.40 Dec/17 -7.32 -6.69 -6.69 -7
Ukraine -1.90 Dec/17 -2.3 -2.3 -2 -2
United Arab Emirates 6.90 Dec/17 5 5 5.7 5.7
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17 -3.7 -3.7 -2.5 -2.5
United States -2.40 Dec/17 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Uruguay 0.50 Dec/17 -1.21 -0.41 -0.87 -1.36
Uzbekistan 1.36 Dec/16 1.2 1.2 0.8 0.8
Venezuela 2.00 Dec/17 2.1 2.1 2 2
Vietnam 2.90 Dec/17 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.7
Yemen -5.60 Dec/16 -9 -9 -7 -7
Zambia -2.30 Dec/17 -3 -3 -2 -2
Zimbabwe -5.60 Dec/17 -8 -8 -9 -9