|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
Top 20 Countries With The Largest Surplus In Current Account Balance
worldatlas.com - 2/12/2017 11:59:08 PM
When a country has a positive current account balance, it usually means that the country is a net lender to the rest of the world and the value of the country’s imports is less than the value of exports. Whereas when a country has a negative current ...
German Current Account Surplus to Decline, Finance Ministry Says
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Economics: What is the current account balance of every country in the world, summed up?
www.quora.com - 4/23/2015 11:55:39 PM
In theory, zero. All current account deficits should be balanced out by current account surpluses. Due to reporting/estimation errors, fraud, and rounding, in practice not so. The sum was negative for a while, but in the mid 2000s it turned positive.
India's current account deficit rises in third quarter
Net India 123 - 3/23/2017 3:13:17 PM
India's current account deficit (CAD ... the CAD widened primarily on account of a decline in net invisible receipts," the Reserve Bank of India said in a statement here on the country's Balance of Payments (BoP) during the third quarter.
Exploring The Current Account In The Balance Of Payments
Investopedia - 2/19/2016 4:57:14 AM
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 ...
Balance of payments: Current account deficit widens 92%
The Express Tribune - 1/19/2017 1:26:03 AM
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The Nation - 3/23/2017 4:17:42 PM
According to a recent data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the country’s current account deficit widened 121 per cent ... that the government has been unable to manage the balance of payments position over the medium and long run.
Examining The German Current Account Surplus
Seeking Alpha - 3/21/2017 11:12:16 AM
Hendel By James Harte German Current Account Surplus is Nothing New With the German current-account surplus coming under scrutiny by the new US administration it is worth considering recent developments within the German trade balance looking at factors ...
South African current account deficit near six-year low; inflation slows
NASDAQ - 3/22/2017 6:53:23 AM
Current account deficit narrows to 1.7 pct of GDP * Trade balance swings to surplus in Q4 * Inflation ... South Africa's current account deficit narrowed as demand for the country's commodities rose and inflation slowed, giving policymakers room to leave ...
World Current Account Balance Map
mapsofworld.com - 3/15/2017 1:21:05 PM
The World Current Account Balance map 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 ...
Saudi Arabia Downgraded By Fitch To A+ On Soaring Fiscal Deficit, Deteriorating Balance Sheet
zerohedge.com - 3/22/2017 9:23:43 AM
The Country Ceiling has been downgraded to 'AA' from 'AA+' and ... USD49.5bn or 7.7% of GDP between June 2016 and January 2017 to USD555bn. We estimate the current account deficit at 6.1% for all of 2016, down from 8.7% in 2015, reflecting largely the ...
Current Account Balance
indonesia-investments.com - 3/14/2017 11:59:21 PM
Below, we provide an analysis of Indonesia's current account balance. What is a Current Account ... it implies that the country is a net borrower from the rest of the world and thus needs capital or financial flows to finance this deficit.
Balance of payments by country
knoema.com - 12/31/1998 11:55:10 PM
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News-Sentinel - 3/21/2017 11:12:16 AM
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slideplayer.com - 1/31/2013 11:59:26 PM
... The balance of payments on current account Why do countries trade with each other? International Trade. Balance of Payments The Balance of Payments is a record of a country’s transactions with the rest of the world. The B of P consists. Balance of ...