|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
China reports H1 surplus in int'l balance of payments
China Daily - 9/30/2014 9:14:55 AM
BEIJING - China's international balance of payments ... with surplus under the current account reaching $80.5 billion, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) announced on Monday. During the period, the country also registered a surplus under ...
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medianet2.com - 9/26/2014 6:23:41 PM
Egypt’s balance of payments recorded an overall surplus of some US$1.5 billion in 2013/2014, against $237 million a year earlier, according to a statement by The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE). CBE said that the country’s current account deficit improved ...
Japan's Current Account Falls into Deficit
Wall Street Journal - 8/7/2014 9:46:09 PM
TOKYO—Japan's current account balance fell into a deficit for the first time in five ... The deficit in the current account, the broadest measure of Japan's trade with the rest of the world, stood at ¥399.1 billion ($3.91 billion) in June before ...
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
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Who Will Run the World’s Deficits?
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World Economic Outlook
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The World's Most Competitive Countries
Forbes - 5/30/2013 1:38:42 PM
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investinganswers.com - 9/25/2014 11:39:50 PM
The country's balance of trade is part of its balance of payments, which is actually composed of three subaccounts in the United States: the current account, the capital account, and the financial account, each of which have their own types of inflows and ...
Definition of 'Current Account'
Economic Times - 9/25/2014 12:23:59 AM
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Hong Kong protests haunted by Tiananmen ghosts: Column
USA Today - 9/29/2014 5:37:11 PM
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Seeking Alpha - 4/14/2010 10:55:30 AM
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