China (People's Republic of China) Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

19, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: China (People's Republic of China) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all China 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: Yuan Renminbi
Currency Symbol: RMB

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 China (People's Republic of China), Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for China in year 2015 is 2.67 %. 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 China No. 36 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; China is 6.79 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for China was 2.11 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for China in 2015 was or will be 26.78% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for China was or will be 2.60 %, which is 2.47% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for China, in other Years
Year %
  2021 0.526
  2020 0.661
  2019 0.936
  2018 1.45
  2017 2.06
  2016 2.604
2015 2.67
  2014 2.106
  2013 1.557
  2012 2.543
  2011 1.829
  2010 3.96
  2009 4.797
  2008 9.213
  2007 9.97
  2006 8.425
  2005 5.777
  2004 3.531
  2003 2.592
  2002 2.412
  2001 1.302
  2000 1.69
  1999 1.932
  1998 3.059
  1997 3.843
  1996 n/a
  1995 n/a
  1994 n/a
  1993 n/a
  1992 n/a
  1991 n/a
  1990 n/a
  1989 n/a
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a