Malta recorded a Current Account surplus of 9.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2019.

Current Account to GDP in Malta averaged -1.89 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 11.20 percent in 2018 and a record low of -12.40 percent in 2000. This page provides - Malta Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malta Current Account to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Current Account to GDP in Malta is expected to reach 8.50 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malta Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 8.20 percent in 2021 and 7.80 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malta Current Account to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.70 11.20 11.20 -12.40 1995 - 2019 percent Yearly

Malta Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -139500.00 -230984.00 -7900.00 -738927.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 200048.00 387309.00 603694.00 -313524.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.70 11.20 11.20 -12.40 percent [+]
Imports 373300.00 466153.00 1045695.00 162800.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 235169.00 195079.00 669380.00 103400.00 EUR Thousand [+]
External Debt 88680.50 93407.00 97344.10 1589.50 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 33386.00 -182773.00 698867.00 -565388.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 75157.00 145821.00 338758.00 40412.00 Persons [+]
Gold Reserves 0.25 0.19 0.50 0.08 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1013.70 893.80 6634.00 -1288.40 EUR Million [+]

Malta 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.