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Burkina Faso Current Account

Burkina Faso Current Account

Current Account Balance in Burkina Faso

The current account balance in Burkina Faso averaged -4.0% of GDP in the decade to 2021. The 2021 reading was 0.4% of GDP. For more current account information, visit our dedicated page.

Burkina Faso Current Account Chart

Note: This chart displays Current Account Balance (% of GDP) for Burkina Faso from 2012 to 2021.
Source: IMF.

Burkina Faso Current Account Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Current Account Balance (% of GDP) -4.2 -3.2 4.1 0.4 -
Current Account Balance (USD bn) -0.7 -0.5 0.7 0.1 -
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