|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
Romania in the lower third among competitive economies of the world
business-review.eu - 5/31/2016 1:26:12 PM
our country improved its score in government budget surplus/deficit, subsidies, business expenditures on R&D, GDP growth, health infrastructure and economic diversification, but saw declines in terms of exchange rate stability, current account balance ...
Canada’s Current-Account Deficit Widens on Lower Crude Prices
The Wall Street Journal - 5/30/2016 1:34:32 PM
and generally this tends to put downward pressure on a country’s currency. The ongoing current-account deficit will be “a lead weight on the Canadian dollar” as the Federal Reserve looks set to raise rates in the near future, CIBC World Markets said ...
IMF approves US$478 million stand-by credit for Suriname
Curacao Chronicle - 5/30/2016 7:18:08 PM
The program will also catalyze support from other multilateral institutions, including the Caribbean Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Islamic Development Bank, and the World ... improve the current account balance and ...
Qatar maintains high rank in world competitiveness yearbook
The Peninsula - 5/31/2016 1:08:54 AM
Doha: Qatar retained a top place in the 2016 edition of the annual World Competitiveness Yearbook ... indices were positive in some aspects such as surplus in the current account balance and the trade balance, low unemployment rate, high real growth ...
It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift
Sioux City Journal - 5/30/2016 6:20:52 PM
STOCKHOLM — Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught ... potential impact on women in one of the world's most egalitarian countries. Statistics officials say Sweden's ...
World Health Organization calls states to adopt plain packaging of cigarettes
Senegal Actu - 5/31/2016 8:39:52 AM
To mark World SmokeFree Day today the New Zealand Government will ... all cigarette products without picture-based warnings should have been removed from the market. In its Twitter account (@officialdohgov), the DOH said it wants to focus first on the ...
Nearly 46 million people around the world trapped in slavery - report
newstalk.com - 5/31/2016 9:44:17 AM
A new report estimates nearly 46 million people around the world are trapped in ... and commercial sexual exploitation". Current estimates suggest there are around 1,240,000 people enslaved in Europe. EU citizens account for 65% of identified trafficked ...
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 ...
The USA Toppled as World's Most Competitive Economy
prnewswire.com - 5/30/2016 5:59:24 PM
"The USA still boasts the best economic performance in the world, but there are many other factors that we take into account when assessing competitiveness," he said. "The common pattern among all of the countries ... year is that current economic growth ...
Gender balance shifts in Sweden
American-Republican - 5/31/2016 1:01:44 AM
STOCKHOLM — Sweden is experiencing a gender balance ... countries. Norway swung to a male surplus in 2011, four years before Sweden, while Denmark and Switzerland are nearing a sex ratio of 100. Germany, which had an unnatural deficit of men after two ...
Jinko Shines: Investors Remain 'Blinded By The Light'
Seeking Alpha - 5/31/2016 1:59:00 AM
With a depressed market cap of $712.05 million (as of writing this article) and current accounts receivables of $ ... as evidenced by its increasing account receivables balance, the number bears watching. Fortunately, with $522.9 million in cash and cash ...
Surveys show Russian nationalism is on the rise. This explains a lot about the country’s foreign and domestic politics.
Washington Post - 5/30/2016 1:56:01 PM
Russia’s unusually large number of hate crimes and the regime’s rush to host sporting mega-events such as the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and the 2018 World Cup. Understanding nationalist sentiment in Russia — and how it might direct the country’s ...
Hong Kong Bucks Trend to Become World's Most Competitive Economy
Yahoo Finance - 5/30/2016 5:59:24 PM
Professor Arturo Bris, Director of the IMD World Competitiveness ... year after year is that current economic growth is by no means a guarantee of future competitiveness. "The common pattern among all of the countries in the top 20 is their focus on ...
The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world
techinsider.io - 5/31/2016 9:37:08 AM
taking into account how many hours per week and per year people work as well as how many days holiday they take, before creating the ranking. All 13 cities are in Europe, although 12 different countries are represented. France is the only nation where ...
The Future of Our World: The power gained by industrialized nations gave them a thirst for the right to rule (7)
Sudan Vision - 5/30/2016 8:08:15 PM
Over the last century, our world has experienced at times a "beautiful age" with promises of peace and prosperity, but then some imposing forces changed the entire landscape. History reminds us of recurrences, and the current state of the world is not so ...