Sri Lanka Current Account Balance (US Dollars) Statistics

11, Dec 2018, EST.

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Country or Region: Sri Lanka › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (US Dollars) › See all Sri Lanka 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: Sri Lankan Rupee
Currency Symbol: LKR

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: Sri Lanka rupee Data last updated: 03/2016

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

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Sri Lanka in year 2015 is US$ -1.681 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 Sri Lanka No. 135 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; Sri Lanka is US$ 8.72 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Sri Lanka was US$ -2.02 Billion Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Sri Lanka in 2015 was or will be 16.70% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Sri Lanka was or will be US$-0.67 Billion, which is 60.02% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Sri Lanka, in other Years
Year US$ Billion
  2021 -3.633
  2020 -3.395
  2019 -2.876
  2018 -2.391
  2017 -1.328
  2016 -0.672
2015 -1.681
  2014 -2.018
  2013 -2.541
  2012 -3.981
  2011 -4.615
  2010 -1.075
  2009 -0.214
  2008 -3.885
  2007 -1.4
  2006 -1.5
  2005 -0.605
  2004 -0.648
  2003 -0.074
  2002 -0.236
  2001 -0.179
  2000 -1.066
  1999 -0.672
  1998 -0.353
  1997 -0.531
  1996 -0.881
  1995 -0.985
  1994 -0.981
  1993 -0.61
  1992 -0.554
  1991 -0.62
  1990 -0.377
  1989 -0.578
  1988 -0.665
  1987 -0.496
  1986 -0.564
  1985 -0.422
  1984 -0.054
  1983 -0.47
  1982 -0.794
  1981 -0.672
  1980 -0.848