Germany Current Account to GDP  1980-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Germany recorded a Current Account surplus of 8.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in Germany averaged 2.62 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 8.60 percent in 2015 and a record low of -1.70 percent in 1980.

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Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 24100.00 20100.00 25751.07 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Exports 110400.00 103000.00 118335.00 226.39 EUR Million [+]
Imports 86300.00 82900.00 93036.00 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 25400.00 17847.51 30972.92 -13042.72 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4676221.00 4770189.00 4831883.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 8.30 8.60 8.60 -1.70 percent [+]
Capital Flows 28644.11 11258.45 48098.56 -28680.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 6195.14 3752.99 141351.68 -32189.54 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3374.14 3377.94 3468.60 3374.14 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 4.31 3.44 4.31 1.77 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 35555.00 34971.00 35555.00 14347.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 2813.00 1792.00 3310.00 12.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 43.00 42.00 79.00 42.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Germany 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 - Germany Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Germany 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
8.30 8.60 8.60 -1.70 1980 - 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