|Rank||Country||Current Account Balance (US$)|
|18||United Arab Emirates||26,320,000,000|
|32||Trinidad and Tobago||5,058,000,000|
|42||Congo, Republic of the||1,849,000,000|
|48||British Virgin Islands||362,600,000|
|68||Sao Tome and Principe||-77,500,000|
|74||Saint Kitts and Nevis||-133,800,000|
|84||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||-221,600,000|
|87||Central African Republic||-234,400,000|
|90||Antigua and Barbuda||-268,300,000|
|98||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||-419,000,000|
|132||Bosnia and Herzegovina||-1,583,000,000|
|163||Papua New Guinea||-4,818,000,000|
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 January 1, 2012See also: Current Account Balance map
Greece ’s January-June 2014 current account deficit drops
english.capital.gr - 8/21/2014 7:03:24 AM
According to data provided by the Bank of Greece, the country’s current account deficit dropped 54% yoy to EUR1.1bn in the January-June period from EUR2.4bn a year ago. Although the underlying trade balance (goods only, ex-oil & ships) was roughly ...
Greece June Current Account Surplus Rises
Realtime Business News - 8/20/2014 6:14:29 AM
Greece's current account surplus in June advanced from a year ago, led by the rise in surpluses of services and current transfers balances as well as an improvement ... the current account deficit of the country fell to EUR 1.12 billion from EUR 2.4 ...
Balance of payments sees surplus rise to US$4.39bn
The Taipei Times - 8/20/2014 3:47:08 PM
The central bank yesterday said the nation posted a balance of payments surplus of US$4.39 ... any concern over the continued net outflow in the financial account. “For countries with a current-account surplus, such as Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea ...
Countries with the largest current account balance
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
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 ...
Exploring The Current Account In The Balance Of Payments
Investopedia - 6/14/2013 12:45:07 PM
The balance of the current account tells us if a country has a deficit or ... A surplus is indicative of an economy that is a net creditor to the rest of the world. It shows how much a country is saving as opposed to investing. What this means is that ...
Germany assures Brussels its current account balance will shrink
Business Recorder - 4/15/2014 5:49:07 PM
BERLIN: Germany reassured Brussels on Tuesday its current account surplus, the world's largest, would shrink in coming ... Under EU rules if such imbalances are considered excessive, a country has to take action or risk a fine. Germany's very high current ...
World Economic Outlook
International Monetary Fund - 4/8/2003 11:53:06 PM
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Who Will Run the World’s Deficits?
PROJECT SYNDICATE - 11/6/2013 11:57:50 PM
SINGAPORE – These days everyone seems to want to run a current-account surplus ... the ability of other major deficit countries, like Brazil and India, to absorb capital flows is reaching its limit. Since the world is a closed system, this raises ...
Definition of 'Current Account'
Economic Times - 8/19/2014 12:06:25 PM
Definition: Current account is one of the two component accounts of the balance of payments of a nation. It records the trade of goods and services of an economy with other countries of the world. Description: Current account includes three components ...
Rediff.com » Business » India, world's 7th most economically confident country
Rediff India Abroad - 12/7/2013 4:01:26 AM
Buoyed by healthy farm output and narrowing current account deficit, India is the seventh most economically confident country in the world, a study by global research firm Ipsos has said. Saudi Arabia is the most economically confident country, followed by ...
Cause of U.S. Current Account Deficit - Savings Rate or Pegged Exchange Rate?
Seeking Alpha - 4/14/2010 2:58:53 PM
Here`s the background, the current account is a combined accounting entity that measures the trade balance and the net income on ... receipt of capital is a privilege granted to only a few countries in the world. Capital flows to where the expectations ...
Taiwan records financial account net outflow in Q2
Taiwan News - 8/21/2014 8:57:56 AM
Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan registered a net outflow in its financial account in the second quarter of this year, making the 16th consecutive quarter in which the country ... in its balance of payments, which is comprised of financial account, current ...
India To Be World’s Factory Hub, Says Samsung's President & CEO
Pakistan Defence - 8/18/2014 2:16:27 PM
Park's comments come in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Independence Day, exhorting companies around the world to manufacture ... much needed fillip to the country as it seeks to contain the current account deficit, boost exports ...
New Zealand's deficit in adjusted current account balance continues to fall in 1st quarter of 2014
China - 6/18/2014 2:14:14 AM
New Zealand's deficit in seasonally adjusted current account balance continues to fall, registering the smallest deficit of 0.6 billion New Zealand dollars (about 0.52 billion U.S. dollars) since 2010, the country' s statistics body said here Wednesday.
RBI And Government Target Gold To Lower Current Account Deficit
Forbes - 6/5/2013 11:54:21 PM
(Kitco News) - The Indian government continues to target gold as a way to reduce its current account deficit and ... a spokesman for the World Gold Council said the council understands the RBI’s need to balance consumer demand for gold and the health ...