|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
Eurozone: Periphery Countries Restored External Balances, Recovery Follows?
econintersect.com - 5/22/2013 12:58:05 PM
... s current account balance measures how much it lends to or borrows from the rest of the world. A country where imports run ahead of exports is also spending more than it produces and must borrow abroad to make up the difference. Countries ...
Greek current account gap shrinks 43 pct y/y in March
Reuters - 5/22/2013 8:11:45 AM
helped by falling imports due to the country's recession, the Bank of Greece said on Wednesday. The current account balance, a key measure of economic competitiveness, showed a deficit of 1.285 billion euros ($1.65 billion) from 2.237 billion ...
Eurozone current account surplus grows
GlobalPost - 5/22/2013 9:23:20 AM
The current account on the balance of payments, which includes imports and exports in both goods and services plus all other current transfers, is a closely tracked indicator of the ability of a country or area to pay its way in the world. It is crucial ...
Greece's current account deficit contracts to USD1.65b in March: CB
MENAFN - 5/22/2013 11:42:19 PM
(MENAFN) The Bank of Greece announced that the country's current account balance posted a deficit of USD1.65 billion ... May 22 2013 Poland claims world's first life-saving face transplant,AFP (MENAFN - AFP) Polish doctors carried out the world's first ...
Current account deficit narrows down by 58 percent
Business Recorder - 5/17/2013 11:55:25 PM
The country ... supported the current account to post a lower deficit during this fiscal year. In addition, over $1.8 billion Coalition Support Fund (CSF) and rising home remittances inflows have helped improve current account balance.
Nigeria: Crashing Oil Prices Might Wipe Out Nigeria's Excess Crude Account Balances, IMF Warns
AllAfrica - 5/10/2013 6:09:58 AM
Noting that world oil prices "are projected to decline", while remaining high by historical standards", he painted a bright future for the country when he predicted ... and outflows broadly in the balance, and current account surpluses to rebuild ...
IMF: expansive fiscal policy in Azerbaijan reduces regional balance of current operations
abc.az - 5/24/2013 5:31:54 AM
For the first time the Fund separated countries of the Middle East from ... as oil output is beginning to stabilize,” the forecast says. The current account balances in the CCA oil and gas exporters are projected to continue declining in 2013 and 2014 ...
Eurozone data: March current a/c surplus at 25.9bn euro
India Infoline Ltd - 5/22/2013 9:23:20 AM
The seasonally adjusted current account ... s Balance of Payments Manual (fifth edition). The aggregates for the euro area and the European Union are compiled consistently on the basis of transactions and positions vis-à-vis residents of countries outside ...
Pakistan to repay IMF $541.47m by end-June
thenews.com.pk - 5/24/2013 2:11:28 AM
KARACHI: Pakistan will repay approximately $541.47 million worth of debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by June 30, say analysts. The payments have to be completed under the international lending agency’s standby and extended credit facility ...
Obama balances threats against Americans' rights
Townhall.com - 5/24/2013 7:33:35 AM
And so, too, is his presidency's counterterrorism policy, which has long struggled to balance protecting the nation from ... civil liberties and hurt the U.S. image around the world. Instead, he defended on Thursday his continued and expanded ...
Exchange rate to be determined by capital flows: Rangarajan
Zee News Limited - 5/23/2013 6:04:42 PM
Bangalore: Amid the rupee falling below the 56-level Thursday, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan said the exchange rate of the local currency will be determined by the capital flows. "My view is that ultimately the ...
South Korea March Current Account Surplus Rises
Live Trading News - 4/29/2013 2:48:16 AM
The current-account surplus, the broadest measure of South Korea’s trade with the rest of the world ... The current-account balance remained in the black for the 14th consecutive month, reinforcing market views that the country’s fundamentals remain ...
Brazil Current Account Deficit Widens in April to $8.32 Billion
NASDAQ - 5/22/2013 2:23:59 PM
The April current account result was influenced by a weakening foreign trade balance, which reversed to a deficit of $ 995 million in April from a surplus of $161 million in March. That figure brought the country's trade deficit for the year ...
Current account deficit likely to improve to 3.9% of GDP in FY14: Barclays
NDTV - 4/30/2013 1:49:49 AM
"India's current account balance has weakened significantly since FY2010-11, but we expect an improvement over the next two-three years, albeit at a gradual pace," Barclays said in a research note. CAD of a country represents the difference between inflows ...