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Ghana Current Account Value and percent from GDP

Ghana Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -2.5 % 2020
Current Account -371 USD Million | -0.371 B USD 1Q/21


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     Ghana - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of Ghana Current Account to GDP?

  • The deficit of Current Account to GDP in Ghana increased to 2.5 % in 2020. The maximum surplus was 0.1 % and deficit was -11.9 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-2.5 2020 24.05.2021
-2.8 2019 02.08.2020
-4.4 2018 29.10.2019
-4.2 2017 20.10.2018
-3.9 2016 11.08.2017


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Current Account to GDP in Ghana by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Nana Addo Dankwa 07.01.2017 - -3.9000 -4.8000 -3.9000 -4.8000 23.08%


Latest data on Current Account (USD Million)

Current Account
                     Ghana - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is Ghana Current Account Deficit?

  • The deficit of Current Account in Ghana increased to 371 USD Million (0.371 B USD) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum value was 328 USD Million and minimum was -2184 USD Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
-371 1Q/21 05.06.2021
-897 4Q/20 27.03.2021
-709 3Q/20 28.11.2020
-663 2Q/20 01.08.2020
200 1Q/20 23.05.2020
-1712 4Q/19 01.02.2020
-830 3Q/19 30.11.2019
39.1 2Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

Current Account in Ghana by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Nana Addo Dankwa 07.01.2017 - 316.8500 -930.0000 316.8500 -1013.0100 -393.51%

Other trade indicators in Ghana

Index Updated Actual Previous
Current Account to GDP 2020 -2.5 % -2.8
Balance of Trade Apr/21 0.138 B USD 0.185
Capital Flows 1Q/21 0.017 B USD 1.275
Exports Apr/21 1.186 B USD 1.349
Imports Apr/21 1.083 B USD 1.164

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2020 -3.1 % -3.6
Kenya 2020 -4.8 % -4.6
Madagascar 2020 -3.5 % -2.9
Zimbabwe 2020 -1.9 % 1.1
Tanzania 2019 -2.1 % -3.3
Togo 2020 -3.2 % -2.2
Tunisia 2020 -6.9 % -8.5
Nigeria 2020 -4.2 % -3.3
Sudan 2020 -12.6 % -15.1
Morocco 2020 -1.5 % -4.6
Senegal 2020 -10.3 % -7.9
Seychelles 2020 -27.4 % -16.5
South Africa 2020 2.2 % -3
Uganda 2019 -6.4 % -8.1
Rwanda 2019 -8.7 % -7.8
Liberia 2020 -17.8 % -21.4
Zambia 2019 1 % -1.3
Mozambique 2020 -30.8 % -19.9
Namibia 2020 1.9 % -1.7
Ghana 2020 -2.5 % -2.8
Swaziland 2020 7 % 4.3
Libya 2019 9.3 % 10.8
Algeria 2020 -10.8 % -10
Angola 2020 1.5 % 6.1
Benin 2020 -5.5 % -4
Botswana 2020 -11.2 % -7.6
Burkina Faso 2020 1.2 % -3.4
Burundi 2020 -19.1 % -17.8
Central African Republic 2020 -5.7 % -5
Chad 2020 -13.3 % -4.9
Comoros 2020 -3.3 % -3.2
Republic of the Congo 2019 8.2 % 6.7
Djibouti 2020 2.9 % 13
Equatorial Guinea 2020 -8.4 % -5.6
Eritrea 2020 10.1 % 12.1
Ethiopia 2020 -4.4 % -5.3
Gabon 2020 -9.5 % -0.3
Gambia 2020 -8.6 % -5.3
Guatemala 2020 5.5 % 2.3
Guinea 2020 -13.3 % -11.7
Guinea Bissau 2020 -8.6 % -8.9
Lesotho 2020 -2.7 % -4.1
Malawi 2020 -12.1 % -15.1
Mali 2020 -1.7 % -4.2
Mauritania 2020 -7 % -10.5
Niger 2020 -12 % -12.5
Sao Tome and Principe 2015 -24.7 % -31.7
Sierra Leone 2020 -15.6 % -13.5