|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
Japan's current account surplus quadruples
Market Watch - 2/8/2016 2:25:38 AM
buoyed by a trade balance that moved into surplus and spending by a surge of incoming tourists. The surplus in the current account, the broadest measure of Japan's trade with the rest of the world, rose fourfold on year to Y960.7 billion, the finance ...
Japan logs current account surplus of $8.21 billion in December
La Prensa - 2/8/2016 2:42:57 PM
Tokyo, Feb 8 (EFE).- Japan logged a current account surplus of $8.21 billion in December 2015, the government said Monday. Besides representing the 18th consecutive month of positive balance for the country, the figure is 325.2 percent higher than the ...
Ukraine’s balance of payment posts surplus of $849 mln in 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 2/5/2016 3:22:18 PM
According to the report, earlier the surplus of the country’s balance of payment was recorded in 2010. “This first was a result of the large reduction of the deficit of the current account. Last year it was the smallest since 2005. If in 2014 ...
Cheap oil boosts Japan’s 2015 current account surplus sixfold
Japan Times - 2/8/2016 6:21:52 AM
Goods trade registered a deficit of ¥643.4 billion, down 93.8 percent from the deficit of ¥10.40 trillion in 2014, thanks to plunges in oil prices that helped improve the trade balance despite slow growth in exports. The current account surplus ...
Understanding current account balance
Business Recorder - 2/1/2016 5:07:15 PM
Is a surplus or low current account deficit in a developing country like Pakistan a sign of economic prudence? The current account balance is identically equal to saving - investment gap. A surplus in current account means saving exceeding investment or a ...
NBU twice downgrades outlook for current account deficit for 2016
Interfax-Ukraine - 2/9/2016 10:16:54 AM
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has almost twice downgraded the outlook for the deficit of the current account of the balance of payments for 2016 against a background of deterioration of trade relations with Russia and the decline in the world ...
Balance of Payments Out of Balance? See Errors and Omissions
Economy Watch - 2/5/2016 7:32:50 PM
That has been to take into account as well. Second, many observers confuse China's merchandise trade balance with its current account balance ... China can be critical of what is calls the "US world order", it does not have an alternative.
Japan Posts 18th Straight Current-Account Surplus in December
Ambiente Já - 2/8/2016 7:26:17 AM
For the month of December, the ministry said Japan logged a current account surplus for the 18th successive month, with the balance standing at 960.7 billion ... Beyonce announces 2016 Formation World Tour The crash comes on the heels of her new video ...
Symposium to focus on world hunger, poverty
The Country Today - 2/8/2016 10:46:43 AM
The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will host the second annual World Food Prize Wisconsin Youth Institute ... need to purchase an online subscription. If you are a current The Country Today print subscriber, you receive access to ...
World Bank says wars, cheap oil hurting Middle East growth
Reuters - 2/4/2016 8:13:59 AM
improve current account balances and boost economic growth in the medium term with positive spillovers to the neighboring countries," said Lili Mottaghi, World Bank economist for the region and the author of the report.
Nigeria: FG to cut borrowing for 2016 budget as TSA account averages N2.2 trillion daily
World Stage - 2/8/2016 10:39:34 AM
WorldStage Newsonline-- With the successful implementation of Treasury Single Account (TSA), the Federal Government of Nigeria said there will be a reduction in the amount to be borrowed for 2016 budget as the balance ... base of the country through ...
World Bank: Syrian war costs region $35 billion in productivity
Al Bawaba - 2/5/2016 12:59:08 PM
improve current account balances and boost economic growth in the medium term with positive spillovers to the neighboring countries," Lili Mottaghi, World Bank economist for the region, said in the report.
India get their balance right for ICC World T20 2016; Amit Mishra and Irfan Pathan bound to feel unlucky
Cricket Country - 2/5/2016 8:27:07 AM
Once they effected the 3-0 whitewash, one knew that India had sorted their core for the ICC World T20 2016, so when the wise men ... Amit Mishra was a must Looking at the current composition and competition for places, Irfan lost out on the race and ...
Japan's 2015 Current Account Surplus Surges Six-Fold Amid Cheap Oil
Action Forex - 2/9/2016 8:15:13 AM
In the final month of 2015, Japan reported a current account surplus ... with most of the country's commercial reactors remaining shut down. Oil prices are likely to continue to be a major driver influencing Japan's trade balance, as exports are predicted ...