Sri Lanka Current Account  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Sri Lanka current account deficit increased to EUR 795 million in the second quarter of 2017 from EUR 679 million a year earlier. The goods deficit went up to EUR 2248 million from EUR 2335 million; the primary income deficit widened to EUR 464 million from EUR 449 million and the secondary income surplus decreased to EUR 1397 million from EUR 1633 million. On the other hand, the services surplus increased to EUR 520 million from EUR 471 million. Current Account in Sri Lanka averaged -4854.54 USD Million from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 255.28 USD Million in the third quarter of 2009 and a record low of -168999 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-03-31 10:00 AM Current Account $-1172M $-127M $ -1000M
2017-06-30 11:00 AM Current Account $ -708M $-1172M $ -700M
2017-09-29 09:30 AM Current Account $ -795M $ -685M $ -946.4M
2017-12-29 10:00 AM Current Account $ -795M $ -542.4M
2018-03-31 10:00 AM Current Account
2018-06-30 11:00 AM Current Account


Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -752.00 -656.00 -50.10 -1100.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 976.00 1011.00 1070.10 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1727.00 1666.70 1986.41 408.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -795.00 -685.00 255.28 -1695.29 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.30 -0.40 -19.30 percent [+]
External Debt 49146.65 46514.00 49146.65 37098.10 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 118.51 101.88 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 167511.00 152429.00 224791.00 5536.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 22.30 22.24 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.91 3.49 7.13 2.91 [+]
Tourism Revenues 327.60 352.50 385.70 19.30 USD Million [+]
Remittances 556.60 592.10 708.84 241.34 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 395.00 114.00 636.00 20.00 USD Million [+]

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Sri Lanka Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Sri Lanka Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sri Lanka Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-795.00 -685.00 255.28 -1695.29 2001 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -9125.00 Sep/17
Brazil -343.00 Oct/17
Canada -19346.00 Sep/17
China 371.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 41.81 Sep/17
France -2227.00 Oct/17
Germany 18100.00 Oct/17
India -7200.00 Sep/17
Indonesia -4336.80 Sep/17
Italy 4307.00 Sep/17
Japan 2176.40 Oct/17
Mexico -5527.90 Sep/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 5720.00 Oct/17
Spain 2359.00 Sep/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -3827.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17