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 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19
United States -2.40 Dec/17 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.2
China 1.30 Dec/17 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.9
Japan 4.02 Dec/17 3.5 3.5 3.5 2
Germany 8.00 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 6.2 5.7
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -2.5
France -0.80 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1
India -0.70 Dec/16 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.1
Italy 2.80 Dec/17 2 2 2 1.5
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.6
Canada -3.00 Dec/17 -2.8 -2.8 -2.8 -2.5
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.1
Russia 1.80 Dec/16 2.1 2.1 2.1 1.9
Spain 1.90 Dec/17 1.1 1.1 1.1 1
Australia -3.10 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.1
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17 -3 -3 -3 -2.9
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -3.6
Last Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19
Afghanistan -20.00 Dec/16 -15 -15 -15 -12
Albania -12.10 Dec/16 -6.6 -6.6 -6.6 -4.9
Algeria -10.90 Dec/17 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -3.2
Angola -0.90 Dec/17 -2 -2 -2 -1
Argentina -4.80 Dec/17 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.3
Armenia -2.90 Dec/16 -2.8 -2.8 -2.7 -3
Australia -3.10 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.1
Austria 1.90 Dec/17 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.4
Azerbaijan 5.60 Dec/17 1.3 1.3 1.3 3.2
Bahamas -11.40 Dec/16 -14.6 -12.84 -14.9 -9.39
Bahrain -4.60 Dec/17 -3 -3 -3 -2.5
Bangladesh -0.60 Dec/17 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.2
Barbados -4.60 Dec/16 -6.78 -6.78 -6.35 -7.93
Belarus -1.70 Dec/17 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -2.9
Belgium -0.20 Dec/17 2 2 2 2.1
Belize -9.40 Dec/16 -6.65 -6.43 -6.05 -1.36
Benin -7.10 Dec/16 -8 -8 -8 -7
Bhutan -24.44 Dec/17 -25 -25 -25 -19
Bolivia -6.30 Dec/17 -5.27 -4.51 -6.12 -1.59
Bosnia and Herzegovina -4.50 Dec/16 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -4.2
Botswana 12.00 Dec/17 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 1.8
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.6
Brunei 4.80 Dec/17 5.6 5.6 5.6 8.3
Bulgaria 4.50 Dec/17 3.2 3.2 3.2 3
Burkina Faso -4.30 Dec/16 -3 -3 -3 -2.8
Burundi -11.60 Dec/17 -14.6 -14.6 -14.6 -13.3
Cambodia -8.30 Dec/16 -7.7 -7.7 -6.9 -5.3
Cameroon -4.80 Dec/16 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.3
Canada -3.00 Dec/17 -2.8 -2.8 -2.8 -2.5
Cape Verde -7.10 Dec/17 -8 -8 -8 -7.6
Cayman Islands -23.60 Dec/16 -22.87 -20.81 -22.71 -18.51
Central African Republic -9.70 Dec/17 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -8.2
Chad -8.60 Dec/16 -8 -8 -8 -6
Chile -1.50 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.1
China 1.30 Dec/17 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.9
Colombia -3.30 Dec/17 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.1
Comoros -9.30 Dec/16 -10 -10 -10 -8
Congo -5.70 Dec/16 -8 -8 -8 -10
Costa Rica -3.00 Dec/17 -4.88 -4.04 -5.09 -4.93
Croatia 3.90 Dec/17 3.4 3.4 3.2 3
Cuba 0.10 Dec/15 0.11 0.11 -0.4 -0.09
Cyprus -6.70 Dec/17 -4 -4 -4 -3.8
Czech Republic 1.10 Dec/17 1 1 1 0.7
Denmark 7.90 Dec/17 6 6 6 5.9
Djibouti -27.90 Dec/16 -19 -19 -19 -17
Dominican Republic -0.20 Dec/17 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -3.12
East Timor -40.80 Dec/16 -28 -28 -28 -15
Ecuador 1.50 Dec/16 -0.09 -1.13 1.09 -1.56
Egypt -5.90 Dec/16 -5 -5 -5 -4.5
El Salvador -2.00 Dec/16 -3.69 -3.23 -3.3 -3.25
Equatorial Guinea -10.50 Dec/17 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5
Eritrea -0.10 Dec/16 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.7
Estonia 3.20 Dec/17 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.2
Ethiopia -9.90 Dec/16 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5 -9.8
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.2
Fiji -6.30 Dec/17 -3.7 -3.7 -4 -3.1
Finland 0.70 Dec/17 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6
France -0.80 Dec/17 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1
Gabon -8.20 Dec/16 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 1.9
Gambia -11.40 Dec/16 -10 -10 -10 -11
Georgia -13.30 Dec/16 -11 -11 -11 -10
Germany 8.00 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 6.2 5.7
Ghana -3.90 Dec/16 -4.7 -4.7 -4.6 -4.5
Greece -0.80 Dec/17 -1 -1 -1 -0.5
Guatemala 1.50 Dec/17 0.22 -0.54 0.3 -1.72
Guinea 5.51 Dec/17 -25 -25 -25 -23
Guinea Bissau 2.80 Dec/17 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -2.8
Guyana 0.40 Dec/16 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.2
Haiti -0.90 Dec/16 -3.15 -2.06 -3.35 -2.5
Honduras -1.70 Dec/17 -5.42 -5.24 -5.18 -5.31
Hong Kong 4.20 Dec/17 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.7
Hungary 2.80 Dec/17 4 4 4 3.6
Iceland 3.70 Dec/17 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.1
India -0.70 Dec/16 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.1
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3
Iran 6.30 Dec/16 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.9
Iraq -6.30 Dec/17 -6 -6 -6 -5
Ireland 12.50 Dec/17 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.8
Israel 4.10 Dec/17 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.6
Italy 2.80 Dec/17 2 2 2 1.5
Ivory Coast -2.00 Dec/16 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -4
Jamaica -3.00 Dec/17 -4 -4 -4 -7
Japan 4.02 Dec/17 3.5 3.5 3.5 2
Jordan -10.60 Dec/17 -10 -10 -10.8 -9
Kazakhstan -6.00 Dec/16 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1
Kenya -5.90 Dec/17 -6.5 -6.5 -7 -7.7
Kosovo -10.30 Dec/16 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6 -7.2
Kuwait 1.97 Dec/17 5.7 5.7 5.7 7.2
Kyrgyzstan -12.00 Dec/16 -9 -9 -9 -10
Laos -2.30 Dec/16 -7 -7 -7 -5
Latvia -0.80 Dec/17 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1
Lebanon -18.00 Dec/17 -19 -19 -19 -18
Lesotho -9.30 Dec/16 -9 -9 -9 -6
Liberia -15.80 Dec/17 -35 -35 -35 -32
Libya -37.80 Dec/16 -25 -25 -25 -19
Lithuania -0.90 Dec/16 -1.6 -1.6 -1.4 -1.2
Luxembourg 5.00 Dec/17 4 4 4 3.7
Macau 27.50 Dec/16 31 31 31 32
Macedonia -1.30 Dec/17 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.2
Madagascar -2.30 Dec/16 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -2.8
Malawi -13.90 Dec/16 -11 -11 -11 -10
Malaysia 1.30 Dec/16 3 3 3 3.3
Maldives -21.70 Dec/17 -17 -17 -17 -10
Mali -7.00 Dec/17 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -7
Malta 12.60 Dec/17 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.4
Mauritania -15.30 Dec/16 -27 -27 -27 -22
Mauritius -5.80 Dec/17 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -5
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17 -3 -3 -3 -2.9
Moldova -4.10 Dec/16 -6 -6 -6 -5.7
Mongolia -4.90 Dec/17 -22 -22 -22 -12
Montenegro -19.10 Dec/16 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -8.7
Morocco -4.00 Dec/17 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -2.8
Mozambique -37.90 Dec/16 -31 -31 -36 -29
Myanmar -6.50 Dec/16 -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 -5.1
Namibia -11.80 Dec/16 -6 -6 -6 -9
Nepal -0.40 Dec/17 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17 7.4 7.4 7.4 6.9
New Zealand -2.70 Dec/16 -3.93 -4.1 -3.88 -5.38
Nicaragua -5.00 Dec/17 -9.81 -10.78 -7.25 -12.74
Niger -19.40 Dec/16 -18 -18 -20 -17
Nigeria -1.80 Dec/16 2.2 2.2 2.2 3.2
Norway 5.10 Dec/17 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.4
Oman -14.30 Dec/17 -7 -7 -7.5 -6
Pakistan -5.30 Mar/18 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -1
Palestine -10.10 Dec/16 -15 -15 -16 -19
Panama -5.60 Dec/16 -7.98 -6.08 -8.17 -4.89
Papua New Guinea 15.30 Dec/16 3 3 23 2.5
Paraguay 1.30 Dec/16 0.29 -0.19 0.85 -1.04
Peru -1.30 Dec/17 -1.6 -1.6 -1.74 -3.64
Philippines -0.80 Dec/17 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2
Poland 0.30 Dec/17 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 0.5
Portugal 0.50 Dec/17 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.6
Qatar 3.80 Dec/17 6 6 6 8
Republic of the Congo -24.20 Dec/16 -17.76 -15.39 -20.18 -13.55
Romania -3.40 Dec/17 -0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.8
Russia 1.80 Dec/16 2.1 2.1 2.1 1.9
Rwanda -16.60 Dec/16 -12.6 -12.6 -12.6 -11
Sao Tome and Principe -24.70 Dec/15 -13 -13 -13 -15
Saudi Arabia -3.70 Dec/16 1.5 1.5 3 2
Senegal -7.10 Dec/16 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -8.3
Serbia -5.70 Dec/17 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -3.4
Seychelles -20.00 Dec/17 -15 -15 -15 -18
Sierra Leone -16.60 Dec/16 -23 -23 -23 -20
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17 19.3 19.3 19.3 18.7
Slovakia -2.10 Dec/17 0.7 0.7 0.7 1
Slovenia 6.40 Dec/17 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.7
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.7
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.1
Spain 1.90 Dec/17 1.1 1.1 1.1 1
Sri Lanka -2.60 Dec/17 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -3.2
Sudan -5.30 Dec/16 -6 -6 -6 -7
Suriname -4.40 Dec/16 3 3 3 4
Swaziland 2.20 Dec/16 6 6 6 7
Sweden 3.20 Dec/17 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.7
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.4
Syria -0.62 Dec/10 -15 -15 -12 -10
Taiwan 13.40 Dec/16 12 12 12 11.7
Tajikistan 1.80 Dec/17 -5 -5 -5 -4
Tanzania -1.80 Dec/17 -9 -9 -9 -8.7
Thailand 10.60 Dec/17 4.6 4.6 4.6 6.2
Togo -9.80 Dec/16 -9 -9 -9 -8.5
Trinidad and Tobago -4.10 Dec/17 -4.03 -0.15 -6.73 0.27
Tunisia -8.90 Dec/16 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7 -6.4
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17 -4.4 -4.4 -4.4 -3.6
Turkmenistan -12.80 Dec/17 -17 -17 -17 -12
Uganda -8.70 Dec/16 -8.33 -7.32 -8.54 -6.69
Ukraine -1.90 Dec/17 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2
United Arab Emirates 7.30 Dec/17 5 5 5 5.7
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -2.5
United States -2.40 Dec/17 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Uruguay 0.50 Dec/17 -0.86 -1.21 -0.3 -0.87
Uzbekistan 1.36 Dec/16 1.2 1.2 1.2 2
Venezuela -2.40 Dec/16 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.8
Vietnam 4.70 Dec/16 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.7
Yemen -5.60 Dec/16 -9 -9 -9 -7
Zambia -3.70 Dec/16 -3 -3 -3 -2
Zimbabwe -9.20 Dec/16 -8 -8 -8 -9