Current Account Balance (As % of GDP) rose to -2.90% in Haiti in 2019

Current Account Balance (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Haiti | January 1, 2020
$2.99
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Current account balance as a share of GDP reached -2.90 % in 2019 in Haiti, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 27.4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, current account balance as a share of GDP in Haiti reached an all time high of 0.022 % in 1972 and an all time low of -3.99 % in 2018. When compared to Haiti's main peers, current account balance as a share of GDP in Dominican Republic amounted to -2.06 %, -4.23 % in Jamaica and 0 % in Puerto Rico in 2019.

Haiti has been ranked 89th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of current account balance as a share of GDP, 14 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The current account is one of the two primary components of the balance of payments, the other being the capital account.

Current Account Balance (As % of GDP) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Cuba % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Dominican Republic % -0.002% -1.64% -2.06% -2.24% -2.40%
Haiti % -0.032% -3.99% -2.90% -3.06% -2.61%
Jamaica % -0.048% -4.90% -4.23% -3.60% -2.99%
Mexico % -0.017% -1.28% -1.29% -1.50% -1.60%
Puerto Rico % ... ... ... ... ...
USA % -0.023% -2.51% -3.04% -3.18% -3.33%