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

Panama recorded a Current Account deficit of 5.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in Panama averaged -3.95 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 14.81 percent in 1988 and a record low of -12.41 percent in 1981.

Panama Current Account to GDP
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Panama Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -968061.80 -1005650.00 -164179.00 -1274300.00 PAB Thousand [+]
Exports 53470.00 57057.00 181465.14 45377.87 PAB Thousand [+]
Imports 1021532.20 1062707.00 1349156.80 226561.00 PAB Thousand [+]
Current Account -506.20 -427.10 247.00 -1670.50 PAB Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.60 -7.30 14.81 -12.41 percent [+]
Capital Flows -1279.10 753.30 2195.90 -1279.10 PAB Million [+]
Remittances 794.00 601.00 794.00 220.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.66 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 4494.23 4458.67 4494.23 98.44 PAB Million [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.60 -7.30 14.81 -12.41 1980 - 2016 percent Yearly




current account to gdp by Country

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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