Bangladesh Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

18, Dec 2018, EST.

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Country or Region: Bangladesh › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Bangladesh indicators, › See Current Account Balance (% GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Taka
Currency Symbol: BDT

Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Current account balance (U.S. dollars).

Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics for Bangladesh , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Bangladesh in year 2015 is -1.058 %. Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income.

This makes Bangladesh No. 60 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Bangladesh is 3.06 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Bangladesh was -0.07 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Bangladesh in 2015 was or will be 1.00% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Bangladesh was or will be -1.35 %, which is 27.41% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Bangladesh, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -2.146
  2020 -2.04
  2019 -1.9
  2018 -1.723
  2017 -1.538
  2016 -1.348
2015 -1.058
  2014 -0.065
  2013 1.176
  2012 0.685
  2011 -1.02
  2010 0.415
  2009 2.445
  2008 1.217
  2007 0.721
  2006 1.009
  2005 0.011
  2004 -0.278
  2003 0.278
  2002 0.29
  2001 -0.786
  2000 -1.241
  1999 -0.624
  1998 -0.905
  1997 -1.322
  1996 -2.069
  1995 -1.982
  1994 -0.776
  1993 -0.345
  1992 -0.345
  1991 -0.948
  1990 -2.672
  1989 -3.706
  1988 -3.792
  1987 -1.724
  1986 -2.241
  1985 -3.017
  1984 -2.586
  1983 -1.896
  1982 -3.275
  1981 -3.119
  1980 -1.099