|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
Current account deficit over $2.1 billion, data reveals
The Express Tribune - 4/17/2014 8:31:23 PM
Shown as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), the current account deficit widened to 1.2% in July-March as opposed to 0.7% in the same period of the last fiscal year. The country’s balance of payment (BoP) position was particularly ...
Germany assures Brussels its current account balance will shrink
Reuters - 4/15/2014 5:49:07 PM
Under EU rules if such imbalances are considered excessive, a country ... has had a current account surplus in excess of 6 percent of its gross domestic product since 2007, meaning it exports far more than it imports from the rest of the world.
Finland February Current Account Balance Swings To Surplus
Realtime Business News - 4/15/2014 3:51:36 AM
Finland's current account balance in February showed a surplus compared to a deficit ... The surplus in the trade account grew to EUR 134 million from EUR 83 million last year. In January, the country recorded a trade deficit of EUR 170 million.
Current account gap swells beyond $2.17b in 3 quarters
Pakistan Today - 4/17/2014 6:15:23 PM
Major attributable factors for increase in the current account appear to be a huge deficit in the balance of trade in goods and services and the debt servicing against the country’s huge foreign financial obligations. While the balance of trade in goods ...
Smuggling Sparks Questions about Philippine Current Account
Wall Street Journal - 4/16/2014 12:37:09 AM
Several years of sound economic management have left the Philippines with what appears to be one of the strongest government balance ... the country’s trade data. Some analysts say a proper accounting might show that the country’s current account ...
Current account deficit swells to $2.173 billion
The News International - 4/18/2014 1:32:02 AM
But some sort of stability has been brought as the capital account balance ... same time period, current account deficit was recorded at $156 million in March 2014 down from February’s $ 167 million. “The capital account of the country is likely ...
Bosnian current account gap halved to 5.5 percent in 2013-central bank
Thomson Reuters - 4/17/2014 6:19:33 AM
The current account deficit was 947.3 million marka less than it was in 2012, when it amounted to 9.7 percent of GDP. The bank said the balance of services was up ... the bank said it expected the Balkan country's economy to grow 2.4 percent this year ...
Best current account deals and perks offered by banks
This is Money - 4/16/2014 8:36:45 AM
It has just launched its Classic Plus current account, and should be top choice for anyone wanting a current account that pays interest. It pays four per cent after tax (five per cent before) up to balances ... parts of the country sign up to its ...
Euro Zone's Current-Account Surplus Narrows in February
The Wall Street Journal - 4/16/2014 4:40:32 AM
The euro zone's current-account surplus narrowed slightly in February, moving off of a record high, data published Wednesday by the European Central Bank showed. The current-account balance ... likely signals that countries in the euro zone are adjusting ...
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 ...
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 ...
Higher exports, stable rupee are key to curbing current account deficit
The Hindu Business Line - 4/17/2014 4:56:39 PM
India needs to keep its current account ... by agencies such as the World Bank, said Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher. “In spite of good economic prospects, Indian economy faces some challenges. The country has had high current account deficit for the ...