Benin Current Account Balance (US Dollars) Statistics

20, Apr 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Benin › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (US Dollars) › See all Benin indicators, › See Current Account Balance (US Dollars) 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: Central African Franc
Currency Symbol: XAF

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. Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2012 BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments Manual, fifth edition (BPM5) Primary domestic currency: CFA franc Data last updated: 03/2016

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) Statistics for Benin , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Benin in year 2015 is US$ -0.937 Billion. 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 Benin No. 112 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (US Dollars) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (US Dollars) value is US$ 7.04 Billion; Benin is US$ 7.98 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Benin was US$ -0.90 Billion Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Benin in 2015 was or will be 4.58% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Benin was or will be US$-1.00 Billion, which is 7.15% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Benin, in other Years
Year US$ Billion
  2021 -1.231
  2020 -1.149
  2019 -1.097
  2018 -1.091
  2017 -1.042
  2016 -1.004
2015 -0.937
  2014 -0.896
  2013 -0.864
  2012 -0.772
  2011 -0.57
  2010 -0.574
  2009 -0.59
  2008 -0.539
  2007 -0.561
  2006 -0.233
  2005 -0.284
  2004 -0.272
  2003 -0.301
  2002 -0.206
  2001 -0.1
  2000 -0.124
  1999 -0.18
  1998 -0.133
  1997 -0.159
  1996 -0.093
  1995 -0.132
  1994 -0.04
  1993 -0.095
  1992 -0.097
  1991 -0.052
  1990 -0.04
  1989 -0.026
  1988 -0.128
  1987 -0.096
  1986 -0.09
  1985 -0.046
  1984 -0.053
  1983 -0.159
  1982 -0.322
  1981 -0.264
  1980 -0.108