Ireland recorded a Current Account surplus of 12.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Ireland averaged -1.04 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 12.50 percent in 2017 and a record low of -13.40 percent in 1981.

Current Account to GDP in Ireland is expected to be 8.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3221900.00 4318800.00 5566200.00 -280890.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 11343300.00 11534400.00 12765700.00 44885.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Imports 8121400.00 7215600.00 8121400.00 62344.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 10162.00 9552.00 13760.00 -6299.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 12.50 3.90 12.50 -13.40 percent [+]
External Debt 2260705.00 2186952.00 2260705.00 521792.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 93.70 92.60 138.10 86.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 14187.00 13240.00 14332.00 -33500.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3330.80 2951.90 3330.80 254.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 6.00 6.00 6.00 5.47 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.14 3.43 3.66 0.04 [+]
Weapons Sales 13.00 26.00 30.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -44020.00 -22818.00 145874.00 -44020.00 EUR Million [+]

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Ireland 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 - Ireland Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.50 3.90 12.50 -13.40 1980 - 2017 percent Yearly




Country Last
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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