Zambia recorded a Current Account deficit of 1.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Current Account to GDP in Zambia averaged -6.94 percent from 1978 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 7.50 percent in 2010 and a record low of -20.90 percent in 1986.

Current Account to GDP in Zambia is expected to be -1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Zambia Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -1.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Zambia Current Account to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.30 -1.70 7.50 -20.90 1978 - 2018 percent Yearly


Zambia 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.

Zambia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 112.90 146.90 1484.00 -2678.00 ZMK Million [+]
Current Account -92.40 80.70 654.30 -564.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.30 -1.70 7.50 -20.90 percent [+]
Imports 8452.00 7609.00 9763.00 518.00 ZMK Million [+]
Exports 8565.30 7755.90 8916.00 271.00 ZMK Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.31 0.66 2.23 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 152.40 182.80 1335.70 -281.90 USD Million [+]
External Debt 9144.60 8261.10 9208.80 909.60 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -238.70 152.10 2111.20 -902.70 USD Million [+]