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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 -2.2 % 2019
Current Account -630 USD Million | -0.63 B USD 1Q/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 2.2 % in 2019. The maximum surplus was -0.4 % and deficit was -19.3 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-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
-5.8 2012 31.12.2012


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 630 USD Million (0.63 B USD) in the first 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
-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
-882 4Q/19 31.03.2020
-522 3Q/19 31.12.2019
-673 2Q/19 29.10.2019


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
Current Account to GDP 2019 -2.2 % -3.2
Balance of Trade May/21 -0.716 B USD -0.889
Exports May/21 0.892 B USD 0.818
Imports May/21 1.607 B USD 1.707
Terms of Trade  May/21 92.35 in. pt. 86.03
Tourist Arrivals Jun/21 0.002 Million Persons 0.001

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 -1.5 % -1.7
Jordan 2019 -2.1 % -6.9
Kyrgyzstan 2020 4.3 % -12.1
Mongolia 2020 -12.3 % -15.6
Nepal 2019 -7.6 % -8.1
Palestine 2019 -10.7 % -13.2
Tajikistan 2020 0 % -2.3
Cambodia 2020 -25.4 % -15.8
China 2020 1.9 % 0.8
Georgia 2020 -12.3 % -5.5
India 2020 0.9 % -0.9
Israel 2020 4.9 % 3.1
Pakistan 2020 -1.1 % -4.8
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 2019 -7.2 % -6.9
Hong Kong 2020 6.6 % 6
Indonesia 2020 -0.44 % -2.7
Japan 2020 3.2 % 3.6
Kazakhstan 2020 -3.7 % -4
Lebanon 2019 -22.2 % -24.3
Macau 2019 34.5 % 33.2
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 2019 -2.2 % -3.2
Thailand 2020 4.2 % 7
Oman 2019 -5.2 % -5.5
Iran 2020 -0.5 % 1.1
Laos 2019 -7.2 % -7.9
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 2020 0.5 % 1.3
Uzbekistan 2020 -5.4 % -5.8
Iraq 2020 -12.6 % 1.1
Syria 2010 -0.62 % -2.15
Afghanistan 2019 -21.2 % -21.7
Bhutan 2019 -12.2 % -21.2
Brunei 2020 1 % 6.6
Mauritius 2020 -10.1 % -5.7