Pakistan recorded a Current Account deficit of 4.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Current Account to GDP in Pakistan averaged -2.60 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4.90 percent in the second quarter of 2003 and a record low of -8.50 percent in the second quarter of 2008.
Current Account to GDP in Pakistan is expected to be -5.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account to GDP in Pakistan to stand at -5.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Pakistan Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -5.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.