Afghanistan (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan) Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

19, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Afghanistan (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Afghanistan 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: Afghanis
Currency Symbol: AFA

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 Afghanistan (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan), Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Afghanistan in year 2015 is 4.538 %. 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 Afghanistan No. 24 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Afghanistan is 8.66 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Afghanistan was 7.85 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Afghanistan in 2015 was or will be 42.15% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Afghanistan was or will be 3.35 %, which is 26.22% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Afghanistan, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -2.98
  2020 -2.329
  2019 -1.79
  2018 -0.78
  2017 0.234
  2016 3.348
2015 4.538
  2014 7.845
  2013 7.878
  2012 5.869
  2011 6.036
  2010 7.481
  2009 13.066
  2008 2.714
  2007 36.77
  2006 2.047
  2005 17.517
  2004 25.632
  2003 20.141
  2002 27.813
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