|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
Fiscal Year 2014 current account balance posts $2.9 billion deficit
Business Recorder - 7/21/2014 11:17:54 PM
The State Bank of Pakistan on Monday revealed that the country's CA balance has witnessed an increase of 17 percent during the last fiscal year. The current account posted a deficit of $2.925 billion during FY14 as compared to a deficit of $2.496 billion ...
UPDATE 1-Brazil's current account deficit shrinks, FDI covers gap
Reuters - 7/25/2014 10:55:51 AM
The current account is a country's widest measurement of foreign exchange flows, including trade, services, interest payments and remittances. Foreign direct investment -- which falls into Brazil's balance of payments' capital account -- was $3.924 billion ...
Germany's current-account surplus is partly to blame for eurozone stagnation
theguardian.com - 7/24/2014 2:38:57 PM
While the rest of the world recovers from the great ... Now, however, countries previously stricken with deficits are moving into surplus, which means the eurozone's current account is increasingly positive. Indeed, the eurozone-wide surplus is now ...
Improvement in current account deficit
Jamaica Observer - 7/23/2014 7:09:09 AM
DWINDLING oil imports and reduced payouts to foreign-owned companies narrowed Jamaica's current account deficit to its second lowest ... in its quarterly Balance of Payment (BOP) report published this month. The island continues to import at lesser amounts ...
World Bank Lowers Indonesia Growth Forecast, Citing Commodity Weakness
The Jakarta Globe - 7/21/2014 5:17:00 AM
That exacerbates the deficit in the country’s external balance, which has been in red in the last ten quarters. The World Bank projected Indonesia’s current account deficit to reach $25.6 billion, wider than its March forecast of $24.4 billion.
Bank Indonesia Keeps Current Account Deficit Forecast at Below 3% of GDP
The Jakarta Globe - 7/15/2014 7:40:07 AM
Central bank governor Agus Martowardojo is maintaining his forecast of the country’s current account deficit at below 3 percent of gross domestic product this year on the back of improving non-oil and gas trade. “So far this year, our trade balance has ...
Countries with the largest current account balance
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 ...
It’s time competition in the current account market heated up
worldfinance.com - 7/28/2014 10:30:49 AM
Lloyds Bank made its presence known in the revitalised current account market earlier this year by offering an interest rate – on balances between £4,000 ... current account market is dominated by the country’s big five banking groups – Lloyds ...
Czech Current Account Balance Swings To Surplus In May
Realtime Business News - 7/14/2014 4:35:11 AM
... current account balance showed a surplus of CZK 9 billion in May, in contrast to economists' expectations for a CZK 9.0 billion deficit. In April, the current account showed a deficit of CZK 11.42 billion. A year ago, the country logged a shortfall of ...
Exploring The Current Account In The Balance Of Payments
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 ...
Germany assures Brussels its current account balance will shrink
Business Recorder - 4/15/2014 5:49:07 PM
BERLIN: Germany reassured Brussels on Tuesday its current account surplus, the world's largest, would shrink in coming ... Under EU rules if such imbalances are considered excessive, a country has to take action or risk a fine. Germany's very high current ...
World Economic Outlook
International Monetary Fund - 4/8/2003 11:53:06 PM
The World Economic Outlook presents the IMF staff's analysis ... 1.6 Selected Western Hemisphere Countries: Real GDP, Consumer Prices, and Current Account Balance 1.7 Selected Asian Countries: Real GDP, Consumer Prices, and Current Account Balance 1.8 ...
Who Will Run the World’s Deficits?
PROJECT SYNDICATE - 11/6/2013 11:57:50 PM
SINGAPORE – These days everyone seems to want to run a current-account surplus ... the ability of other major deficit countries, like Brazil and India, to absorb capital flows is reaching its limit. Since the world is a closed system, this raises ...
investinganswers.com - 7/26/2014 2:43:44 PM
The country's balance of trade is part of its balance of payments, which is actually composed of three subaccounts in the United States: the current account, the capital account, and the financial account, each of which have their own types of inflows and ...
Balance of Payments Mission 2014 - Balance of Payments 2013 preliminary Figures
Anguilla News - 7/18/2014 8:08:11 PM
The BOP seeks to estimate Anguilla’s transactions with the rest of the world ... an overall Balance of Payments (BOP) surplus of XCD2.8m (0.4% of GDP) compared to the XCD6.1m (0.80% of GDP) in 2012. There are two main accounts, the current account ...