Balance of Payments
The country’s overall balance of payments position in January-May 2018 posted a deficit of US$2.08 billion, 1,429.41% higher than the US$0.14 billion deficit recorded in January-May 2017.
In 2017, the balance of payments position yielded a deficit of US$0.86 billion. The country’s current account registered a deficit of US$2.52 billion in 2017 from a US1.20 billion deficit in 2016. Meanwhile, the financial account recorded a negative net outflows of US$2.21 billion from a surplus of US$175 million in 2016.