|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
Unfortunately, competitiveness measures are at best imperfect. A common metric is based on unit labor costs, that is, on labor compensation growth relative to labor productivity. The intuition is simple: Higher wages erode competitiveness unless ...
Eurozone current account surplus grows: ECB
Economic Times - 5/22/2013 8:04:35 AM
The high current account deficit will persist as long as we live in a world of low growth — that hurts our exports — and easy global liquidity, which pumps up the oil import bill. On the strength of stylish new showroom offerings, GM, Ford ...
Greek current account gap shrinks 43 pct y/y in March
Reuters - 5/22/2013 8:11:45 AM
ATHENS, May 22 (Reuters) - Greece's current account deficit narrowed 43 percent in March, 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 ...
UPDATE 1-Brazil's current account gap widens on weak trade balance
Reuters - 5/22/2013 2:02:30 PM
Adding to the current account deficit, companies operating in Brazil repatriated $2.5 billion in profits and dividends to their headquarters abroad, 5.1 percent more than in April 2012. In recent years, Brazil's current account deficit was ...
Eurozone current account surplus up
thenews.com.pk - 5/23/2013 2:05:29 AM
FRANKFURT: The eurozone’s current account surplus grew to 25.9 billion euros ($33.5 billion) in March from 14.6 billion euros in February, European Central Bank data showed on Wednesday. The current account on the balance of payments – which includes ...
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 ...
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 ...
Brazil Current Account Deficit Widens in April to $8.32 Billion
4-traders - 5/22/2013 2:09:40 PM
BRASILIA--Brazil's current account deficit widened in April under the influence of a growing foreign trade deficit and increased overseas service payments during the month. The country's monthly deficit widened to $8.32 billion in April from $6.87 billion ...
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 ...
Current Account: Wall Street’s Giants Try ‘Flowmonster’ Formula
Wall Street Journal - 5/20/2013 9:00:03 PM
Here is a glimpse at the future of finance. When Deutsche Bank AG set out to win a role on Apple Inc.'s $17 billion bond, it eschewed Wall Street’s traditional tactics. Instead of flying well-groomed bankers to Cupertino, Calif., to charm ...
Q&A: Post Office current accounts
The Guardian - 5/17/2013 11:55:25 PM
The Post Office is muscling ... straightforward and free, provided you stay in credit. You get a debit card and can request a chequebook and apply for an overdraft. And you can bank in all the usual ways: online, via ATMs, by phone and over ...
Current account deficit likely to improve to 3.9% of GDP in FY14: Barclays
NDTV - 4/30/2013 1:49:49 AM
It can be noted that CAD hit a historic high ... While the current account deficit should soften this fiscal from the record high of 2012-13, the deficit is likely to average more than 3 per cent of GDP over the next three years, much worse than the ...
Japan March current account surplus down 4.3 percent year on year
Chicago Tribune - 5/10/2013 4:01:07 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's current account surplus fell a smaller-than-expected 4.3 percent in March from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Friday, as a gradual recovery in exports helps improve the country's balance of payments.