Current Account Balance: -$257.9 million (2012 est.)
Definition: This entry records a country's net trade in goods and services, plus net earnings from rents, interest, profits, and dividends, and net transfer payments (such as pension funds and worker remittances) to and from the rest of the world during the period specified. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of December 6, 2013See Also
Related Data From the International Monetary Fund
Variable: Current account balance
Note: Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income.
Units: U.S. dollars
Country-specific Note: Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2010 BOP Manual used: BPM 5 Primary domestic currency: Cape Verde escudos Data last updated: 09/2011
Source: International Monetary Fund - 2011 World Economic Outlook
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