|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
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