Mauritania recorded a Current Account deficit of 10.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Mauritania averaged -12.72 percent from 1963 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6.33 percent in 1984 and a record low of -36.86 percent in 1970.

Current Account to GDP in Mauritania is expected to be -27.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Mauritania Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -20.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Mauritania Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -211.66 -61.11 45.66 -316.67 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account -254.20 -248.00 27.69 -444.70 MRO Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.90 -15.30 6.33 -36.86 percent [+]
Exports 172.63 202.43 224.50 18.54 MRO Billion [+]
Imports 384.29 263.55 502.62 13.51 MRO Billion [+]
Gold Reserves 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.07 3.56 0.00 [+]
External Debt 4061.60 3907.20 4061.60 1248.30 Million USD [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 50.00 3.97 BBL/D/1K [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-10.90 -15.30 6.33 -36.86 1963 - 2017 percent Yearly




Country Last Previous
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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