Swaziland recorded a Current Account deficit of 1.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Swaziland averaged -2.31 percent from 1974 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 17.87 percent in 1975 and a record low of -28.95 percent in 1979.

Current Account to GDP in Swaziland is expected to be 7.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Swaziland Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Swaziland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 145.40 781.80 1898.20 -1074.80 SZL Million [+]
Current Account 1991.60 2295.00 3612.90 -3454.50 SZL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.30 2.20 17.87 -28.95 percent [+]
Exports 5535.30 6200.60 7262.50 1499.90 SZL Million [+]
Imports 5389.90 5418.80 52487.00 1665.80 SZL Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 106.30 -306.80 765.20 -2435.60 SZL Million [+]
External Debt 5493.10 5342.50 5575.10 2542.70 SZL Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 2.24 0.00 [+]

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Swaziland 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 the latest reported value for - Swaziland Current Account to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Swaziland Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.30 2.20 17.87 -28.95 1974 - 2017 percent Yearly




Country Last Previous
Singapore 17.70 Dec/18
Netherlands 10.80 Dec/18
Switzerland 10.20 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 9.20 Dec/18
Germany 7.30 Dec/18
Russia 7.00 Dec/18
South Korea 4.70 Dec/18
Japan 3.50 Dec/18
Euro Area 2.90 Dec/18
Italy 2.50 Dec/18
Spain 0.90 Dec/18
China 0.40 Dec/18
France -0.30 Dec/18
Brazil -0.77 Dec/18
Australia -1.50 Dec/18
Mexico -1.80 May/19
India -2.30 Dec/18
United States -2.40 Dec/18
Canada -2.60 Dec/18
Indonesia -3.00 Dec/18
South Africa -3.50 Dec/18
Turkey -3.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom -3.90 Dec/18
Argentina -5.40 Dec/18


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