Sao Tome and Principe Current Account to GDP  2001-2017 | Data | Chart

Sao Tome and Principe recorded a Current Account deficit of 24.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2015. Current Account to GDP in Sao Tome and Principe averaged -30.50 percent from 2001 until 2015, reaching an all time high of -14.10 percent in 2003 and a record low of -43 percent in 2011.

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Sao Tome and Principe Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -29.07 -37.44 -1.55 -40.65 USD Million [+]
Exports 2.40 2.28 4.64 0.10 USD Million [+]
Imports 31.47 39.72 42.28 3.23 USD Million [+]
Current Account -61.09 -68.61 8.70 -103.88 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -24.70 -31.70 -14.10 -43.00 percent [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-24.70 -31.70 -14.10 -43.00 2001 - 2015 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
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