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

Lebanon recorded a Current Account deficit of 16 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in Lebanon averaged -17.64 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 37.30 percent in 1982 and a record low of -56.70 percent in 1991.

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Lebanon Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1087.26 -1343.22 -182.55 -2369.61 USD Million [+]
Exports 209.59 250.81 487.12 26.69 USD Million [+]
Imports 1296.85 1594.03 2798.95 268.55 USD Million [+]
Current Account 457.20 368.30 1787.80 -1188.80 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -16.00 -18.40 37.30 -56.70 percent [+]
External Debt 29805.00 29724.70 29877.90 315.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 1319.80 2606.10 5755.80 -2085.70 USD Million [+]
Remittances 1011.80 1274.20 1378.50 -248.90 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 286.83 286.83 286.83 286.83 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.64 6.07 6.38 3.06 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1518.00 1355.00 2168.00 742.00 Thousand [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 174.95 274.47 872.52 -34.68 USD Million [+]

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Lebanon 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 - Lebanon Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lebanon Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-16.00 -18.40 37.30 -56.70 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