Nigeria recorded a Current Account surplus of 2.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.

Current Account to GDP in Nigeria averaged 2.07 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 32.80 percent in 2005 and a record low of -18.70 percent in 1986. This page provides - Nigeria Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Central Bank of Nigeria

Current Account to GDP in Nigeria is expected to be -1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Nigeria Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 2.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Nigeria Current Account to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 2.80 32.80 -18.70 1980 - 2018 percent Yearly

Nigeria Current Account to GDP
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes.

Nigeria Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1079173.44 133748.95 2177553.08 -622103.84 NGN Millions [+]
Current Account -2795.83 -2858.88 10383.67 -5695.27 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.30 2.80 32.80 -18.70 percent [+]
Imports 1139813.10 1356107.90 2209385.78 167.88 NGN Millions [+]
Exports 2218986.50 1489856.90 2648881.76 322.93 NGN Millions [+]
Terms of Trade 101.00 102.60 160.25 49.48 points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 909.54 1150.51 3084.90 314.44 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 11354.43 -3297.03 20302.97 -15439.95 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 21.46 21.46 21.50 21.37 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 1780.00 1796.00 2475.00 675.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
External Debt 27162.63 25609.63 27162.63 3627.50 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 8.60 8.66 9.31 3.86 [+]
Remittances 5783.00 5916.57 6270.24 3836.61 USD Million [+]