Niger recorded a Current Account deficit of 14.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Niger averaged -9.68 percent from 1974 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1.15 percent in 1975 and a record low of -22.70 percent in 2011.

Current Account to GDP in Niger is expected to be -20.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Niger Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -16.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Niger Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -282834.00 -178824.00 -23245.00 -429726.00 FCFA Million [+]
Exports 60633.00 108176.00 180681.00 54178.90 FCFA Million [+]
Imports 343467.00 287000.00 519424.00 152052.00 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account -665.30 -700.20 -172.90 -878.70 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -14.40 -15.50 1.15 -22.70 percent [+]
Capital Flows -182.30 -485.90 763.80 -515.10 XOF Billion [+]
Crude Oil Production 9.00 9.00 20.00 5.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terms Of Trade 68.80 44.50 129.40 44.50 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 6.32 6.68 6.68 0.00 [+]

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Niger 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 - Niger Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Niger 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
-14.40 -15.50 1.15 -22.70 1974 - 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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