Italy recorded a Current Account surplus of 2.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Italy averaged -0.39 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2.90 percent in 1996 and a record low of -3.70 percent in 1981.

Italy Current Account to GDP
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Italy Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1274.37 2491.30 7902.67 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Exports 36915.52 30852.74 42747.61 5946.40 EUR Million [+]
Imports 35641.16 28361.44 38526.50 5285.80 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 4994.00 7544.00 19332.70 -10633.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.80 2.60 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
External Debt 2138556.00 2177794.00 2177794.00 524899.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.70 99.60 105.50 83.40 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 6172.00 10047.00 17094.70 -27541.10 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 141.61 154.33 202.52 96.92 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2451.80 2451.80 2451.84 2451.80 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.75 2.36 3.71 1.98 [+]
Tourism Revenues 6037.83 5494.80 6037.83 1128.47 EUR Million [+]
Weapons Sales 660.00 670.00 1715.00 8.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 80.00 94.00 120.00 23.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1848.00 817.00 14203.00 -10787.00 EUR Million [+]

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Italy 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 - Italy Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Italy 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
2.80 2.60 2.90 -3.70 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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