|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
UPDATE 1-Brazil's current account deficit widens in October
CNBC - 11/24/2014 1:53:17 PM
BRASILIA, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Brazil's current account ... Brazil's trade balance could turn negative this year for the first time in more than a decade as the price of iron ore and soy drop. The South American nation is one of the world's top exporters ...
Accumulated Current Account/GDP
Yahoo Finance - 11/25/2014 7:32:43 AM
Current account records the values of the following: - trade balance exports and imports of goods and services - income payments and expenditure interest, dividends, salaries - unilateral transfers aid, taxes, one-way gifts It shows how a country deals ...
The 10 Best Countries To Work In the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/22/2014 5:23:15 PM
Much like the countries we will present you with in the current list ... about the best countries to work in the world we must take into account other factors, such as being able to achieve a good balance between job, family, and leisure.
Brazil posts current account gap of $8.131bn in October
Business Recorder - 11/24/2014 1:38:58 PM
BRASILIA: Brazil posted a current account deficit of $8.131 billion in October, central bank data showed on Monday. The country had been expected to post a deficit of $7.5 billion, according to the median forecast of 14 analysts in a Reuters poll.
World Bank Controls 62% of Nigeria's Public External Debt
This Day Live - 11/26/2014 12:50:40 AM
“Nigeria’s strong external balance sheet, which underpins its BB- sovereign ratings from both Fitch and S&P, has been weakened by the sharp fall in the oil price. We forecast the surplus on the current account at less than 2 per cent of GDP next year.”
Exploring The Current Account In The Balance Of Payments
Investopedia - 10/18/2014 11:41:12 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 ...
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 ...
Energy challenges: Importing coal will darken balance of payments, says Bengali
The Express Tribune - 11/25/2014 8:04:20 PM
The country’s monthly oil import bill ... which will have adverse implications on the balance of payments. Pakistan has long been facing twin deficits of budget and current accounts, and has knocked the door of the International Monetary Fund (IMF ...
Sensex at 30,000 by December End? Yes, Say Analysts
NDTV - 11/24/2014 11:58:45 AM
Japan - the world's third largest economy - has slipped into a recession ... lower CPI inflation by about 0.2 per cent and improve current account balance by 0.5 per cent of GDP.
Russian finance minister says country heading for recession
Australian News - 11/25/2014 2:32:04 AM
Oil and gas account for around two-thirds of Russia's exports, making the balance of payments highly vulnerable to oil price falls. But according to reports on Monday, the country could cut its oil production by about 300,000 barrels a day in an attempt to ...
PH seen posting balance of payments deficit
Inquirer - 11/21/2014 3:22:45 PM
Projections for the country ... of the world. For 2014, the BSP now sees the Philippines posting a deficit of $3.4 billion, compared to the previous forecast of a surplus of $1.1 billion. “This is mainly due to developments in the capital account ...
World Economic Outlook
International Monetary Fund - 4/8/2003 11:53:06 PM
The World Economic Outlook presents the IMF staff's analysis ... 1.6 Selected Western Hemisphere Countries: Real GDP, Consumer Prices, and Current Account Balance 1.7 Selected Asian Countries: Real GDP, Consumer Prices, and Current Account Balance 1.8 ...
The World's Most Competitive Countries
Forbes - 5/31/2013 6:13:42 AM
For the past 25 years, IMD, the international business school in Lausanne, Switzerland, has issued a list of the countries it says are the world’s most competitive ... Some 13.4% of GDP is the current account surplus, one of the highest in the world.
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 ...
UPDATE 1-S&P sees Turkey's current account deficit stable but policy risks high
Reuters - 11/21/2014 5:24:26 PM
It also said a centralisation of decision-making and the erosion of checks and balances around key institutions were risks ... which it said reflected the downside risks of the country's substantial dependency on external financing next year.