|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
Lithuania's current account balance was EUR 36.8 mln in Q4
The Baltic Course - 3/26/2015 1:01:39 PM
this led to the build-up of an EUR 36.8 million current account balance (CAB) deficit in the country's balance of payments in Q4 2014, writes LETA/ELTA. In 2014, the CAB deficit built up for a third time. The increasing official reserve assets resulted in ...
Brazil’s current account gap narrows in February
Business Recorder - 3/24/2015 8:13:32 PM
BRASILIA: Brazil's current account deficit narrowed in February as the country's currency weakened sharply and economic ... of major exports such as iron ore and soybeans pushed the trade balance into a deficit in 2014 for the first time in 14 years.
ETFs to Capture Excess Exporting Countries
ETF Trends Setting The Pace - 3/24/2015 2:01:18 PM
With exchange traded funds, investors could capitalize on some countries’ excess trade balance. There are 36 emerging and developing economies expected to generate a current account surplus, or more exports than imports, this year, according to Bloomberg ...
Brazil current account deficit $6.879 billion in February
customstoday.com.pk - 3/24/2015 5:14:34 PM
BRASILIA: Brazil’s current account deficit narrowed in February as the country’s currency weakened sharply and ... of major exports such as iron ore and soybeans pushed the trade balance into a deficit in 2014 for the first time in 14 years.
The world's looming water catastrophe
CBS News - 3/23/2015 2:38:16 PM
If problems such as outdated management and a lack of regulation aren't fixed, the report warns, 40 percent of the world will face a water deficit by 2030. The problem could have serious outcomes for many countries ... unless the balance between demand ...
Egypt records USD1b overall balance of payment deficit
MENAFN - 3/24/2015 8:46:20 AM
(MENAFN) The Egyptian government logged a balance of ... Gazette reported. The current Egyptian account deficit broadened to USD4.3 billion. The account deficit amounts to the hollow between the exportation of goods out of the country versus into the ...
Egypt's overall balance of payment widens
Al Bawaba - 3/24/2015 7:16:16 PM
Egypt ran an overall balance of payments deficit ... Egyptian media said on Sunday. Egypt’s current account deficit - which marks the gap between the flow of goods, services and cash transfers into, versus out of the country - widened to $4.3bn.
Tanzania's current account deficit narrows 4.7 pct in year to Jan
Yahoo News - 3/23/2015 1:33:51 PM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's current account deficit narrowed 4.7 percent in the year ... broadly unchanged," the central bank said in the report. The overall balance of payments reflected a deficit of $61.7 million in January, compared ...
UN warns world could have 40 per cent water shortfall by 2030, urges major changes
Montreal Gazette - 3/22/2015 12:30:37 PM
The world could suffer a 40 per cent shortfall in water in just 15 years unless countries dramatically change their use ... while reserves dwindle. If current usage trends don’t change, the world will have only 60 per cent of the water it needs in ...
A Strong Dollar Means These Countries Are 'On Sale'
Yahoo Finance - 3/23/2015 6:27:20 PM
The United States has clearly become a safe port in stormy seas, and many of the world's leading hedge funds and sovereign ... which is a likely factor in a recent report showing that Turkey's current account deficit in February was smaller than expected.
Remarks by World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Sri Mulyani Indrawati at ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting
The World Bank - 3/22/2015 4:59:38 AM
Historically, the countries of this region have had strong macroeconomic ... Finally, more flexible exchange rates have helped to manage current account balances and foreign exchange reserves better than in the past. These aggregate fiscal and monetary ...
The Divergent World: Revisited
Seeking Alpha - 3/24/2015 12:42:33 PM
In addition to monetary policy, there are many other factors that drive the exchange rates, including inflation and growth differentials, monetary policy, current account dynamics ... between the Fed's and ECB's balance sheets. Five year yields are ...
A Yemeni Reminder That Oil Risks Run Both Ways
The Wall Street Journal - 3/26/2015 4:57:53 PM
... it ranks 39th in the world and accounts for only around half a percentage point of Middle Eastern output [read our explainer on how important Yemen is to the world's oil market here]. But the country, which forms the southern corner of the Arabian ...
In Tunisia, a plea to balance security with newfound freedoms
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/24/2015 9:39:26 PM
“When terrorists strike in a country like Tunisia, their hope is for repression ... but politics remains polarized between secularists and Islamists. The current coalition government took office last month and includes both the secularist Nidaa Tounes ...
UN Report: World Faces 40% Water Shortfall by 2030
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 3/22/2015 9:03:01 AM
The world could suffer a 40 percent shortfall in water in just 15 years unless countries dramatically change their use ... while reserves dwindle. If current usage trends don't change, the world will have only 60 percent of the water it needs in 2030 ...