United Arab Emirates (The UAE) Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

27, Apr 2017, EDT.

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Country or Region: United Arab Emirates (The UAE) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all United Arab Emirates indicators, › See Current Account Balance (% GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2021
Dataset updated: 30th June 2016
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: UAE Dirham
Currency Symbol: AED

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 United Arab Emirates (The UAE), Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Arab Emirates in year 2015 is 3.921 %. 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 United Arab Emirates No. 29 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; United Arab Emirates is 8.04 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Arab Emirates was 13.68 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Arab Emirates in 2015 was or will be 71.33% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Arab Emirates was or will be -0.98 %, which is 124.89% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Arab Emirates, in other Years
Year %
  2021 0.748
  2020 0.851
  2019 0.731
  2018 0.69
  2017 0.104
  2016 -0.976
2015 3.921
  2014 13.676
  2013 18.435
  2012 21.306
  2011 14.664
  2010 2.532
  2009 3.096
  2008 7.062
  2007 12.528
  2006 22.468
  2005 17.432
  2004 8.769
  2003 7.584
  2002 6.259
  2001 14.915
  2000 25.942
  1999 16.186
  1998 14.306
  1997 21.245
  1996 6.129
  1995 0.169
  1994 0.05
  1993 5.701
  1992 4.356
  1991 2.726
  1990 16.179
  1989 10.327
  1988 7.657
  1987 11.454
  1986 8.044
  1985 18.531
  1984 19.636
  1983 13.715
  1982 16.727
  1981 23.917
  1980 24.964