Pakistan recorded a Current Account deficit of 4.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2022. source: State Bank of Pakistan

Current Account to GDP in Pakistan averaged -2.42 percent of GDP from 1980 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 4.90 percent of GDP in 2003 and a record low of -8.50 percent of GDP in 2008. This page provides - Pakistan Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Pakistan Current Account to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on March of 2023.

Current Account to GDP in Pakistan is expected to reach -2.70 percent of GDP by the end of 2023, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Pakistan Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around -2.60 percent of GDP in 2024 and -2.50 percent of GDP in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Pakistan Current Account to GDP

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Current Account -1221.00 -2446.00 USD Million Dec 2022
Current Account to GDP -4.60 -0.60 percent of GDP Jun 2022
External Debt 126345.00 126914.00 USD Million Dec 2022
Terms of Trade 58.00 66.20 points Jun 2022
Remittances 6365.00 7685.00 USD Million Dec 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 223.00 -17.00 USD Million Jan 2023
Capital Flows 1672.00 -349.00 USD Million Dec 2022

Pakistan 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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.60 -0.60 4.90 -8.50 1980 - 2022 percent of GDP Yearly