Nepal recorded a Current Account deficit of 0.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2020. source: Nepal Rastra Bank

Current Account to GDP in Nepal averaged 1.55 percent of GDP from 2000 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 5.40 percent of GDP in 2016 and a record low of -7.10 percent of GDP in 2018. This page provides - Nepal Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nepal Current Account to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Current Account to GDP in Nepal is expected to reach -6.20 percent of GDP by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Nepal Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -4.20 percent of GDP in 2022 and -4.00 percent of GDP in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Nepal Current Account to GDP


Nepal Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Balance of Trade -100478.90 Million NPR Apr/21 -153418.95 -3913.30 -153418.95
Current Account to GDP -0.90 percent of GDP Dec/20 -6.90 5.40 -7.10
Current Account -84708.20 Million Rupees Sep/20 -27179.30 86636.00 -265365.90
Exports 12774.20 Million NPR May/21 13712.60 13998.20 2831.60
Imports 167407.20 Million NPR Mar/21 140345.00 167407.20 8000.30
Terms Of Trade 103.00 points Sep/21 100.30 163.90 97.80
Foreign Direct Investment 19478.70 NPR Million Dec/20 13064.80 19478.70 -469.70


Nepal 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.