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Sri Lanka Current Account Value and percent from GDP

Sri Lanka Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -1.3 % 2020
Current Account -1139 USD Million | -1.139 B USD 4Q/21


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of Sri Lanka Current Account to GDP?

  • The deficit of Current Account to GDP in Sri Lanka increased to 1.3 % in 2020. The maximum surplus was -0.4 % and deficit was -19.3 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-1.3 2020 27.07.2021
-2.2 2019 03.05.2020
-3 2018 04.04.2019
-2.6 2017 19.06.2018
-2.4 2016 11.08.2017
-2.3 2015 31.12.2015
-2.5 2014 31.12.2014
-3.4 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Current Account to GDP in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - -2.3000 -2.6000 -2.3000 -2.6000 13.04%
D. M. Jayaratne 21.04.2010 - 09.02.2015 -1.9000 -2.5000 -1.9000 -7.1000 31.58%
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake 19.11.2005 - 21.04.2010 -2.5000 -0.5000 -0.5000 -9.5000 -80.00%


Latest data on Current Account (USD Million)

Current Account
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is Sri Lanka Current Account Deficit?

  • The deficit of Current Account in Sri Lanka decreased to 1139 USD Million (1.139 B USD) in the forth quarter of 2021. The maximum value was 450 USD Million and minimum was -1695 USD Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
-1139 4Q/21 02.04.2022
-741 3Q/21 18.01.2022
-990 2Q/21 02.10.2021
-630 1Q/21 03.07.2021
-280 4Q/20 03.04.2021
240 3Q/20 02.01.2021
-548 2Q/20 03.10.2020
-221 1Q/20 06.07.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (USD Million)

Current Account in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Ranil Wickremesinghe 09.02.2015 - -321.0000 -1104.0000 35.0000 -1172.0000 243.93%
D. M. Jayaratne 21.04.2010 - 09.02.2015 -592.5200 -638.4000 241.3900 -1695.2900 7.74%
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake 19.11.2005 - 21.04.2010 -78.0500 -241.2800 255.2800 -1188.1600 209.14%

Other trade indicators in Sri Lanka

Index Updated Actual Previous
Balance of Trade Mar/22 -0.762 B USD -0.781
Exports Mar/22 1.057 B USD 1.092
Foreign Exchange Reserves Feb/22 0.006 B USD 0.007
Imports Mar/22 1.819 B USD 1.873
Terms of Trade  Feb/22 100 in. pt. 88.37
Tourist Arrivals Apr/22 0.063 Million Persons 0.106

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 -1.5 % -1.7
Jordan 2020 -8 % -2.1
Kyrgyzstan 2021 -8.5 % 4.3
Mongolia 2020 -12.3 % -15.6
Nepal 2020 -0.9 % -6.9
Palestine 2020 -6.9 % -10.4
Tajikistan 2021 0.1 % 0
Cambodia 2020 -11.9 % -15
China 2021 1.8 % 1.9
Georgia 2021 -9.8 % -12.4
India 2021 -1.7 % 0.9
Israel 2020 4.9 % 3.1
Pakistan 2021 -0.6 % -1.7
South Korea 2020 3.5 % 3.7
Taiwan 2020 9.5 % 10.5
Vietnam 2019 5 % 2.4
Maldives 2020 -29.2 % -26.9
Armenia 2021 -2.5 % -4
Hong Kong 2020 6.6 % 6
Indonesia 2021 0.3 % -0.44
Japan 2020 3.2 % 3.6
Kazakhstan 2021 -3 % -3.8
Lebanon 2019 -22.2 % -24.3
Macau 2020 11.6 % 34
Malaysia 2020 1 % 3.3
Philippines 2020 3.6 % -0.9
Qatar 2020 -2.5 % 2.3
Singapore 2020 17.6 % 14.3
Sri Lanka 2020 -1.3 % -2.2
Thailand 2020 4.2 % 7
Oman 2019 -5.2 % -5.5
Iran 2020 -0.5 % 1.1
Laos 2020 -0.6 % -6.99
Azerbaijan 2020 -0.5 % 9.1
Kuwait 2020 0.8 % 16.4
Saudi Arabia 2020 -2.8 % 6.3
Bahrain 2019 -2.1 % -6.5
United Arab Emirates 2020 5.9 % 8.9
Yemen 2018 -0.01 % -0.1
Turkmenistan 2021 0.6 % 0.5
Uzbekistan 2021 -7 % -5.4
Iraq 2021 5.9 % -10.8
Syria 2010 -0.62 % -2.15
Afghanistan 2019 -21.2 % -21.7
Bhutan 2020 -11.4 % -12.2
Brunei 2020 1 % 6.6
Mauritius 2020 -10.1 % -5.7