|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
Qatar's current account deficit 'will be short-lived', says senior economist
Arabian Business - 5/30/2016 1:27:23 PM
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Canada’s Current-Account Deficit Widens on Lower Crude Prices
The Wall Street Journal - 5/30/2016 1:34:32 PM
and generally this tends to put downward pressure on a country’s currency. The ongoing current-account deficit will be “a lead weight on the Canadian dollar” as the Federal Reserve looks set to raise rates in the near future, CIBC World Markets said ...
IMF approves US$478 million stand-by credit for Suriname
Curacao Chronicle - 5/30/2016 7:18:08 PM
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It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift
Sioux City Journal - 5/30/2016 6:20:52 PM
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The USA Toppled as World's Most Competitive Economy
prnewswire.com - 5/30/2016 5:59:24 PM
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Surveys show Russian nationalism is on the rise. This explains a lot about the country’s foreign and domestic politics.
Washington Post - 5/30/2016 1:56:01 PM
Russia’s unusually large number of hate crimes and the regime’s rush to host sporting mega-events such as the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and the 2018 World Cup. Understanding nationalist sentiment in Russia — and how it might direct the country’s ...
The cities with the best work-life balance? You might be surprised by some of them
weforum.org - 5/30/2016 12:22:57 PM
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Hong Kong Bucks Trend to Become World's Most Competitive Economy
Yahoo Finance - 5/30/2016 5:59:24 PM
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Exploring The Current Account In The Balance Of Payments
Investopedia - 10/18/2014 7:59:17 PM
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Sudan Vision - 5/30/2016 8:08:15 PM
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South Africa: Downgrade Likely as on Current Account Balance, Country is Heading South
AllAfrica - 2/22/2009 11:55:12 PM
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Bangladesh's current account balance returns to deficit
Xinhua News Agency - 12/4/2014 2:31:32 PM
DHAKA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's current account balance ... year. Current account surplus in the last 2013-14 fiscal year shrank by 35 percent to reach over 1.5 billion U.S. dollars. Nearly three years ago the country's current account balance ...
Omnicom Increases Dividend by 10%
Dividend - 5/30/2016 3:50:33 PM
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Current account deficit hits record high as GDP revised higher
The Guardian - 3/31/2016 11:18:06 AM
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The G20 economies explained in 12 charts
THE CONVERSATION - 11/11/2014 9:11:03 PM
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