Guatemala recorded a Current Account surplus of 1.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Guatemala averaged -3.83 percent from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1.50 percent in 2017 and a record low of -8.40 percent in 1992.

Current Account to GDP in Guatemala is expected to be 0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Guatemala Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -0.26 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Guatemala Current Account to GDP
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Guatemala Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -764.90 -841.70 68.20 -949.80 USD Million [+]
Exports 808.40 904.70 1086.90 145.60 USD Million [+]
Imports 1573.20 1746.40 1875.70 214.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 105.60 390.90 642.60 -759.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.50 1.30 1.50 -8.40 percent [+]
Capital Flows 1845.80 1059.30 2619.80 76.30 USD Million [+]
Remittances 8192.20 7160.00 8192.20 96.50 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 6.90 6.90 7.06 6.66 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.51 1.14 2.64 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 551230.00 654643.00 654643.00 368746.00 persons [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 244.10 302.10 388.90 66.10 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 9.00 10.00 28.00 7.50 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Guatemala 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 - Guatemala Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Guatemala Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.50 1.30 1.50 -8.40 1990 - 2017 percent Yearly

Country Last
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17
Germany 8.00 Dec/17
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17
Japan 4.02 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17
Italy 2.80 Dec/17
Russia 2.20 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/17
Spain 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.30 Dec/17
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
France -0.80 Dec/17
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17
India -1.90 Dec/17
United States -2.40 Dec/17
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Australia -3.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17
Argentina -4.80 Dec/17
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17