Pakistan Current Account Balance

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Current Account Balance: -$3.262 billion (2016 est.)
-$2.709 billion (2015 est.)

Definition: This entry records a country's net trade in goods and services, plus net earnings from rents, interest, profits, and dividends, and net transfer payments (such as pension funds and worker remittances) to and from the rest of the world during the period specified. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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Variable: Current account balance

Note: Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income.

Units: U.S. dollars

Scale: Billions

Country-specific Note: Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2013/14 Notes: Prior to 1990, data are not consistent for the following reasons: (i) data may not correspond to fiscal years; (ii) data were compiled based on the methodology set out in the 4th edition of the BoP Manual rather than the 5th edition; and (iii) due to the ongoing Fund program with Pakistan and market sensitivity, the series from which the nominal exchange rate assumptions can be calculated aren?t made public. BOP Manual used: BPM 5 Primary domestic currency: Pakistan rupee Data last updated: 03/2015

Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, April 2015

YearCurrent account balancePercent Change
1980-0.915 
1981-0.85-7.10 %
1982-0.374-56.00 %
1983-0.56851.87 %
1984-1.1297.18 %
1985-0.848-24.29 %
1986-0.593-30.07 %
1987-0.98566.10 %
1988-1.37439.49 %
1989-1.4938.66 %
1990-1.379-7.64 %
1991-1.72324.95 %
1992-1.065-38.19 %
1993-3.353214.84 %
1994-1.661-50.46 %
1995-2.16830.52 %
1996-4.17292.44 %
1997-3.599-13.73 %
1998-1.704-52.65 %
1999-1.8568.92 %
2000-0.215-88.42 %
20010.325-251.16 %
20022.833771.69 %
20034.0743.66 %
20041.811-55.50 %
2005-1.534-184.70 %
2006-4.99225.29 %
2007-6.87837.84 %
2008-13.874101.72 %
2009-9.261-33.25 %
2010-3.946-57.39 %
20110.214-105.42 %
2012-4.658-2,276.64 %
2013-2.496-46.41 %
2014-3.09624.04 %

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