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Portugal Current Account

Portugal Current Account

Current Account Balance in Portugal

My apologies for the oversight. Here's the correction: The current account balance averaged 0.3% of GDP in the decade to 2022, below the Euro Area average of 2.2% of GDP. The 2022 reading was -1.1% of GDP. For more current account information, visit our dedicated page.

Portugal Current Account Chart

Note: This chart displays Current Account Balance (% of GDP) for Portugal from 2013 to 2022.
Source: Central Bank of Portugal.

Portugal Current Account Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Current Account Balance (% of GDP) 0.6 0.4 -1.0 -0.8 -1.1
Current Account Balance (EUR bn) 1.1 0.9 -2.1 -1.6 -2.8
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