|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
Japan's Current Account Balance Marks Deficit in Oct.
MENAFN - 12/10/2013 6:35:21 AM
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Japan's current account balance swung to a deficit in October for the first time in 9 months. Japan's Finance Ministry officials said the deficit came to about 1.24 billion dollars, according to Japan's (NHK WORLD) website They ...
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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 ...
Macro Horizons: On Balance, Some More Upbeat Data Around the World
Wall Street Journal - 12/11/2013 10:23:14 AM
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Turkish current account deficit widens amid economic pressures
MSN Philippines News - 12/11/2013 2:33:46 PM
... capital account Analysts say that Turkey remains vulnerable because a weakening of the growth of exports is undermining its overall export performance. They note that these pressures have pushed down the Turkish currency and pushed up effective ...
Green light for current account balance
pakistantoday.com.pk - 11/20/2012 2:30:26 AM
The inflows, the SBP chief spokesman Syed Wasimuddin had confirmed, had put the country’s current account balance into a surplus since July. The central bank Monday reported that during the corresponding period of last year, July-Oct FY12, the country ...
Higher oil prices may hit Turkey’s current account balances
worldbulletin.net - 7/13/2013 2:48:12 PM
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Fuel costs yield deficit in current account
Japan Times - 12/9/2013 12:34:27 PM
The current account balance logged its first deficit in nine months in ... some analysts said the move is likely to be temporary as the country’s income account is projected to continue rising to offset trade deficits. Takeshi Minami, chief ...
Exports to Mars
The Economist - 11/11/2011 11:59:51 PM
ECONOMISTS are constantly urging governments to adopt policies that would reduce global imbalances—which, in crude terms, means that China should slash its current-account surplus and America its deficit. Yet they ignore the biggest imbalance of all: the ...
UPDATE 2-Turkish central bank chief says current account gap limiting growth
Reuters - 12/11/2013 5:22:35 AM
GAZIANTEP, Turkey, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Turkey's central bank chief said on Wednesday the country's huge current account deficit was holding back economic growth, adding that the bank will stay cautious on monetary policy until inflation falls in ...
Countries with the largest current account balance
News.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 ...
Trade imbalance hits Japan current account
Financial Times - 11/11/2013 5:32:31 PM
Economists polled by Bloomberg had forecast a 10 per cent decline in the current account balance to Y400.8bn. While the country still imported more goods than it shipped to the rest of the world, the Ministry of Finance singled out the minerals and auto ...
Tanzania: Gas to Bridge Widening Current Account Deficit
AllAfrica - 12/10/2013 5:38:05 AM
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Turkish current account deficit widens
ninemsn - 12/11/2013 7:12:57 PM
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World Economic Outlook (WEO)
International Monetary Fund - 12/10/2013 8:32:52 PM
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