Germany recorded a Current Account surplus of 7.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Current Account to GDP in Germany averaged 2.88 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 8.50 percent in 2015 and a record low of -1.80 percent in 2000.

Current Account to GDP in Germany is expected to be 7.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Germany Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 6.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 17900.00 14600.00 25455.63 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 16300.00 18800.00 32686.70 -9353.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 7.30 8.00 8.50 -1.80 percent [+]
Imports 90900.00 94300.00 98536.00 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Exports 108800.00 108900.00 118140.36 226.39 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4849468.00 4886438.00 4886438.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 29527.02 20177.74 46159.18 -28680.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 7487.71 3121.05 141351.68 -32189.54 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3369.70 3369.70 3468.60 3369.70 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 99.80 100.00 105.65 73.51 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.60 4.92 4.92 1.77 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 37452.00 35595.00 37452.00 14347.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 1653.00 2535.00 3310.00 12.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 38.00 39.00 79.00 38.00 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.30 8.00 8.50 -1.80 1980 - 2018 percent Yearly




Country Last Previous
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17
Netherlands 10.80 Dec/18
Switzerland 10.20 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 8.30 Dec/18
Germany 7.30 Dec/18
South Korea 4.70 Dec/18
Japan 4.02 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.00 Dec/18
Italy 2.50 Dec/18
Russia 2.20 Dec/17
Spain 0.90 Dec/18
China 0.40 Dec/18
France -0.30 Dec/18
Brazil -0.77 Dec/18
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
India -2.30 Dec/18
United States -2.40 Dec/18
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Indonesia -3.00 Dec/18
Australia -3.10 Dec/17
Turkey -3.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom -3.90 Dec/18
Argentina -5.40 Dec/18


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