Suriname Current Account to GDP  1977-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Suriname recorded a Current Account deficit of 4.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in Suriname averaged -0.07 percent from 1977 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 53.23 percent in 1989 and a record low of -30.44 percent in 1991.

Suriname Current Account to GDP
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Suriname Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 182.80 184.40 296.60 -129.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 522.20 490.40 738.60 264.60 USD Million [+]
Imports 339.40 305.90 594.10 220.60 USD Million [+]
Current Account 72.20 92.40 248.30 -227.90 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -15.70 53.23 -30.44 percent [+]
Remittances 15725.73 15427.65 15725.73 9541.90 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.73 0.79 8.75 0.56 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 61.30 60.70 129.00 -83.20 [+]
Crude Oil Production 17.00 17.00 17.00 5.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Capital Flows -64.60 -46.40 383.80 -168.20 USD Million [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.40 -15.70 53.23 -30.44 1977 - 2016 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