|Rank||Country||Current Account Balance (US$)|
|13||United Arab Emirates||52,670,001,152|
|51||Congo, Republic of the||638,200,000|
|52||Trinidad and Tobago||414,100,000|
|54||British Virgin Islands||362,600,000|
|65||Micronesia, Federated States of||-34,300,000|
|71||Sao Tome and Principe||-59,000,000|
|78||Saint Kitts and Nevis||-133,100,000|
|79||Central African Republic||-133,800,000|
|82||Antigua and Barbuda||-164,800,000|
|85||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||-207,700,000|
|118||Bosnia and Herzegovina||-939,500,032|
|148||Papua New Guinea||-2,396,000,000|
|151||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||-2,544,000,000|
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, 2014See also: Current Account Balance map
Theresa May’s Criticism of Foreign Takeovers Clashes With Daunting U.K. Current Account
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 7/25/2016 2:58:27 PM
British politicians’ newly minted skepticism over foreign takeovers faces a major hurdle: the country’s massive current account deficit. The U.K. needs to sustain one of the largest current account deficits in the world with foreign money. As global ...
GDP grows by 4.45% in 2015-16 despite falling exports, low agri-production
Pakistan Today - 7/21/2016 9:08:16 PM
Higher inflows of remittances during the fiscal year 2015-16 could not support the country’s balance of payments (BoP), which ... of uncertainty in the local markets. A surplus in current account means savings exceed investment while a low current ...
Which Countries to Buy… and Which Ones to Duck
Wall Street Daily - 7/22/2016 10:37:09 AM
But far from making weak bets, or giving up entirely, there are many markets around the world that are still selling below ... with growth estimated above 3% in 2016 and 2017, and both its current account and budget deficits around 2% of GDP.
Greek Current Account Improvement Slows in May
economiccalendar.com - 7/21/2016 10:31:11 AM
In May 2016, the Greek current account deficit increased to EUR412mn from EUR140mn the previous year and there will be concerns that tourism revenue could slip during the key summer season, which would have a significant negative impact on the net balance ...
Current account deficit shrinks 6.8%
The Express Tribune - 7/21/2016 9:22:35 PM
A deficit or surplus reflects whether a country is a net borrower or lender of capital with respect to the rest of the world. The year-on-year fall in the current account deficit is small, as some analysts initially expected Pakistan to post a surplus in ...
Current account deficit flat in FY16 despite favourable circumstances
Dawn - 7/22/2016 1:33:07 AM
The current account deficit reflects Pakistan’s trade gap with the rest of the world and the shortfall between money paid out by the country and money coming in. The deficit in the trade of services also fell slightly to $2.414bn in 2015-16 from $2.96bn ...
A physicist’s new book proposes that something called 'creative insecurity’ makes certain countries better at science and technology
The Business Insider - 7/26/2016 3:54:32 PM
Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The subtitle of Mark Zachary Taylor’s new book, The Politics of Innovation (Oxford University Press), asks why some countries are better than ... and technology and education? A: The balance between domestic tensions and ...
Senators call for balance in civil-military powers
Pakistan Observer - 7/21/2016 10:38:20 AM
Islamabad—Senator Farhatullah Babar on Wednesday called for formulation of new guidelines to balance civil-military relationship in the country and empower ... Pakistan is being isolated in the world because of its current policies.
Which Countries Have the Most Immigrants?
priceonomics.com - 7/18/2016 7:31:37 PM
Well, as of 2015, about 3.3% of the world’s population lived ... Unlike in the United States, no one country accounts for more than 10% of the United Kingdom’s foreign-born population. People born in India (9%) account for the largest percentage ...
Exploring The Current Account In The Balance Of Payments
Investopedia - 10/18/2014 7:59:17 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 ...
Systematically changing the world
Texas A&M Engineering Communications - 7/26/2016 8:33:42 PM
Banerjee and his team use stochastic factors, estimated using advanced statistical techniques, to account for ... the 21 st Century, countries worldwide invested $286 billion in renewable energy and about 7.7 million jobs around the world were associated ...
FxWirePro: GBP foreign trade bills and OTC hedging positioning to glimpse on how to infer the UK balance of payments post-Brexit
econotimes.com - 7/22/2016 12:53:10 PM
This ought to equate roughly to the country ... current account returns to surplus, but since end-2014, the net international investment position has actually improved by nearly £200bn to a level of - £128bn. This isn’t the only part of the UK balance ...
China Aims To Become A Top 10 Robotics Nation By 2020
chinamoneynetwork.com - 7/26/2016 4:13:01 AM
Wang Ruixiang, president of the China Machinery Industry Federation, stated that the country's target is to reach 150 industrial robots per 10,000 employees in 2020, up from the current level of 36 units, which ranks China as the 28th in the world in terms ...
Why your credit report could be wrong and how to get it corrected
Economic Times - 7/27/2016 5:01:57 AM
In a country like India ... Also, data about credit behaviour, latest status of settlement, latest balance, etc., may be inaccurate or not match the customer's understanding of current status," informs Gaurav Wadhwani, Co-Founder of Credit Sudhaar ...
Nomura says Asia, Mexico would be hurt most by a President Trump
CNBC - 7/26/2016 5:03:08 AM
"While Mr. Trump has threatened trade barriers against Mexico, Japan and China, the knock-on effects from China – the world's largest manufacturing ... a hit if Trump were to interfere with the country's current free-trade agreement with the U.S. and ...