Liberia recorded a Current Account deficit of 15.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Liberia averaged -24.85 percent from 1979 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8.91 percent in 1981 and a record low of -64.70 percent in 2011.

Current Account to GDP in Liberia is expected to be -35.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Liberia Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -30.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Liberia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -62.70 -51.20 15.10 -198.02 USD Million [+]
Exports 23.50 25.10 83.50 0.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 86.20 76.30 219.06 3.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account -134.10 -135.10 245.60 -1069.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -15.80 -25.10 8.91 -64.70 percent [+]
External Debt 676.40 649.00 1681.92 222.80 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.13 0.25 3.01 0.00 [+]

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Liberia 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 - Liberia Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Liberia 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
-15.80 -25.10 8.91 -64.70 1979 - 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


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