|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
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 ...
S'pore current account surplus to GDP ratio one of the world's largest
Asiaone Business - 7/10/2014 11:23:47 PM
Analysts see it as a way of taking stock of a country's economic health: A surplus indicates a nation is a net lender to the world; a deficit means ... ensure resilience in Singapore's trade balance and current account surplus over the medium term.
Current account surplus in the black for fourth straight month
Japan Times - 7/8/2014 2:54:56 AM
The nation’s current account balance was in the black for ... But the surplus in the balance — one of the widest gauges of international trade for a country — fell 7.7 percent from a year earlier as the slowing pace of the yen’s depreciation ...
Japan posts fourth straight current account surplus in May
Channel News Asia - 7/8/2014 4:42:18 AM
TOKYO: Japan recorded a current account surplus for the fourth straight month in May, government data showed on Tuesday, as the country's trade shortfall ... raised concerns about the possibility of the balance falling into the red for good, which could ...
Japan logs 4th straight month of current account surplus in May
Global Post - 7/8/2014 2:33:27 AM
Japan's current account balance was in the black for the ... But the surplus in the balance -- one of the widest gauges of international trade for a country -- fell 7.7 percent from a year earlier as the slowing pace of the yen's depreciation dampened ...
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 ...
Japan’s Current-Account Surplus Masks Export Weakness
Bloomberg - 7/8/2014 12:53:15 AM
While a drop in a country’s currency tends to favor its exporters ... This excess is staving off the risk of sustained deficit in the current-account balance that could boost the government’s dependence on foreign creditors to pay for its budget ...
Japan's current account marks 4th straight month of black ink in May
Xinhua News Agency - 7/8/2014 1:14:43 AM
said the country's Finance Ministry Tuesday. The figure fell 7.7 percent from a year earlier, said the ministry in a preliminary report. Among key components of the current account balance, goods trade balance logged 675.9 billion yen (6.63 billion dollars ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 European ...