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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 -4 % 2021
Current Account -473 USD Million | -0.473 B USD 2Q/22


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 decreased to 4 % in 2021. The maximum surplus was -0.4 % and deficit was -19.3 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-4 2021 19.10.2022
-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


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 increased to 473 USD Million (0.473 B USD) in the second quarter of 2022. 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
-473 2Q/22 01.10.2022
-1331 1Q/22 02.07.2022
-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


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 Sep/22 -0.206 B USD -0.262
Exports Sep/22 1.079 B USD 1.224
Foreign Exchange Reserves Aug/22 0.005 B USD 0.005
Imports Sep/22 1.284 B USD 1.486
Terms of Trade  Sep/22 91.29 in. pt. 82.52
Tourist Arrivals Oct/22 0.042 Million Persons 0.03

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 -1.1 % -1.4
Jordan 2021 -8.8 % -5.7
Kyrgyzstan 2021 -8.5 % 4.3
Mongolia 2021 -12.8 % -5.1
Nepal 2021 -7.8 % -0.9
Palestine 2021 -8.2 % -6.9
Tajikistan 2021 0.1 % 0
Cambodia 2021 -48 % -8.5
China 2021 1.8 % 1.7
Georgia 2021 -9.8 % -12.4
India 2021 -1.7 % 0.9
Israel 2021 4.7 % 5.5
Pakistan 2022 -4.6 % -0.6
South Korea 2021 4.9 % 4.6
Taiwan 2021 14.8 % 14.2
Vietnam 2021 -2 % 4.4
Maldives 2021 -9 % -29.2
Armenia 2021 -2.5 % -4
Hong Kong 2021 11.2 % 7
Indonesia 2021 0.3 % -0.44
Japan 2021 4 % 2.9
Kazakhstan 2021 -3 % -3.8
Lebanon 2020 -11.4 % -22.2
Macau 2021 13.8 % 15.2
Malaysia 2021 3.5 % 4.2
Philippines 2021 -1.8 % 3.2
Qatar 2021 -14.7 % -2.1
Singapore 2021 18.1 % 16.8
Sri Lanka 2021 -4 % -1.5
Thailand 2021 -2.2 % 4.2
Oman 2020 -12 % -4.9
Iran 2021 2 % -0.1
Laos 2021 2.35 % -1.21
Azerbaijan 2021 15.2 % -0.5
Kuwait 2021 16.1 % 3.2
Saudi Arabia 2021 6.6 % -2.8
Bahrain 2021 6.7 % -9.3
United Arab Emirates 2021 11.7 % 5.9
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 2020 -17 % -21.2
Bhutan 2021 -12.7 % -15.5
Brunei 2021 4.6 % 4.3
Mauritius 2021 -13.6 % -9.2