|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
Who Will Run the World’s Deficits?
project-syndicate.org - 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 ...
Green light for current account balance
pakistantoday.com.pk - 11/20/2012 2:30:26 AM
The inflows, the SBP chief spokesman Syed Wasimuddin had confirmed, had put the country’s current account balance into a surplus since July. The central bank Monday reported that during the corresponding period of last year, July-Oct FY12, the country ...
Higher oil prices may hit Turkey’s current account balances
worldbulletin.net - 7/13/2013 2:48:12 PM
Amid fears that global oil prices will increase in the face of political upheaval in the Middle East and rising demand in the US, observers argue that economic balances in such Energy-dependent countries as Turkey may well deteriorate. On the day that ...
Trade imbalance hits Japan current account
Financial Times - 11/11/2013 5:32:31 PM
Economists polled by Bloomberg had forecast a 10 per cent decline in the current account balance to Y400.8bn. While the country still imported more goods than it shipped to the rest of the world, the Ministry of Finance singled out the minerals and auto ...
Bundesbank: so about those current account issues…
Financial Times - 12/4/2013 11:53:16 PM
Furthermore, the persistence of current account balances in member countries of a monetary union is also more pronounced than in fixed-rate regimes due to less flexible interest rates as a result of the single monetary policy. And from the ...
Exports to Mars
The Economist - 11/11/2011 11:59:51 PM
In theory, countries' current-account balances should all sum to zero because one ... workers' remittances and other transfers), the world exported $331 billion more than it imported in 2010, according to the IMF's World Economic Outlook.
Countries with the largest current account balance
News.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 ...
World Economic Outlook (WEO)
International Monetary Fund - 12/7/2013 6:27:35 PM
Classification by World Economic Outlook Groups and Their Shares ... and Status as Heavily Indebted Poor Countries A11. Advanced Economies: Balance on Current Account A12. Emerging Market and Developing Economies: Balance on Current Account A13.
China, Germany Criticized by U.S. for Account Imbalances
Bloomberg - 10/31/2013 6:11:12 AM
Germany’s surplus grew to $238.5 billion in 2012 from $223.3 billion in 2011 and was the largest among the countries for which the World Bank has data, according to its website. China’s current-account surplus rose to $193.1 billion from $ ...
Firmer Trade Should Keep Malaysia out of ‘Twin Deficit’ Club
Wall Street Journal - 12/6/2013 3:41:08 AM
“We credit the policy for slowing the pace of (current ... swallowing some pain now for a more thorough rebalancing of its trade patterns down the line. Malaysia’s government also has been among the most active in Asia in enacting structural ...
The German Surplus Is Still a Problem for the Euro Area and the World
isn.ethz.ch - 12/6/2013 9:24:44 AM
The euro radically changed the situation ... obligation to revise their surpluses must make the appropriate adjustments on pain of a financial penalty of up to 0.1% of GDP, which in Germany’s case could mean a fine of up to €2.6 billion.
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 ...
Indonesia’s Current-Account Gap Prompts a Rethink on Currency
Wall Street Journal - 12/3/2013 7:58:13 PM
Intervention in Jakarta is nothing new: During the summer’s taper turmoil the central bank drained nearly $12 billion from the country’s reserves ... was aimed at improving the current-account balance. “Our problem is the current account ...
The World's Most Popular Sites by Country and Internet Users – Map
Softpedia - 10/4/2013 6:24:44 PM
The web is huge and growing all the time. Despite this, only a handful of sites account for most of the things we do online. Using data from Alexa, not the most accurate thing out there but probably the best we've got, a couple of Oxford Internet Institute ...