|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
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