Tag: current account deficit

What you need to know about the widening of South Africa’s Q1 current account deficit

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa’s current account deficit widened more than expected in the first quarter to register its largest shortfall in two years as the trade balance swung to a deficit...

South Africa’s Q1 current account deficit widens to 2.1% of GDP

South Africa's current account deficit widened to 2.1 percent of GDP in the first quarter of this year from a deficit of 1.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, the central...

Kenya central bank sees 2017 c/a deficit at 5.8 pct of GDP

George Obulutsa | NAIROBI Kenya's central bank governor said on Tuesday he saw the current account deficit rising to 5.8 percent of gross domestic product in 2017 from an estimated 5.3 percent in...
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