Country Comparison > Current Account Balance

RankCountryCurrent Account Balance (US$)
1China201,700,000,000
2Germany188,600,000,000
3Saudi Arabia144,200,000,000
4Japan120,500,000,000
5Russia101,300,000,000
6Switzerland85,300,000,000
7Netherlands76,710,000,000
8Kuwait70,850,000,000
9Norway70,200,000,000
10Singapore56,980,000,000
11Qatar53,570,000,000
12Iran42,000,000,000
13Taiwan41,270,000,000
14Sweden41,200,000,000
15Malaysia30,990,000,000
16Korea, South29,790,000,000
17Venezuela27,140,000,000
18United Arab Emirates26,320,000,000
19Iraq21,760,000,000
20Denmark21,640,000,000
21Algeria21,090,000,000
22Azerbaijan17,150,000,000
23Angola13,820,000,000
24Kazakhstan13,610,000,000
25Thailand11,900,000,000
26Nigeria11,820,000,000
27Oman10,750,000,000
28Hong Kong9,420,000,000
29Austria8,200,000,000
30Philippines7,078,000,000
31Macau6,238,000,000
32Trinidad and Tobago5,058,000,000
33Libya5,056,000,000
34Brunei3,977,000,000
35Luxembourg3,700,000,000
36Gabon3,520,000,000
37Uzbekistan3,360,000,000
38Bahrain3,247,000,000
39East Timor2,375,000,000
40Indonesia2,069,000,000
41Hungary1,929,000,000
42Congo, Republic of the1,849,000,000
43Turkmenistan1,087,000,000
44Bolivia735,400,000
45Estonia707,600,000
46Bulgaria502,200,000
47Suriname389,500,000
48British Virgin Islands362,600,000
49Cuba328,400,000
50Pakistan268,000,000
51Israel191,000,000
52Ireland177,000,000
53Sudan123,300,000
54Burma111,000,000
55Laos96,000,000
56Zambia88,000,000
57Djibouti33,800,000
58Cook Islands26,670,000
59Argentina18,000,000
60Tuvalu-11,680,000
61Kiribati-21,000,000
62Belize-31,300,000
63Comoros-49,600,000
64Tonga-54,200,000
65Samoa-58,900,000
66Vanuatu-60,000,000
67Guinea-Bissau-60,500,000
68Sao Tome and Principe-77,500,000
69Eritrea-101,200,000
70Anguilla-102,400,000
71Namibia-108,200,000
72Dominica-111,300,000
73Gambia, The-118,100,000
74Saint Kitts and Nevis-133,800,000
75Tajikistan-136,100,000
76Lithuania-142,000,000
77Grenada-174,800,000
78Bhutan-175,000,000
79Kyrgyzstan-177,500,000
80Solomon Islands-207,900,000
81Swaziland-211,000,000
82Seychelles-216,300,000
83Saint Lucia-220,400,000
84Saint Vincent and the Grenadines-221,600,000
85Guyana-233,700,000
86Slovenia-234,100,000
87Central African Republic-234,400,000
88Burundi-255,400,000
89Cote d'Ivoire-263,400,000
90Antigua and Barbuda-268,300,000
91Cape Verde-290,800,000
92Togo-293,500,000
93Macedonia-300,000,000
94Malta-352,000,000
95Latvia-363,000,000
96Barbados-370,300,000
97Bangladesh-372,000,000
98Congo, Democratic Republic of the-419,000,000
99Burkina Faso-424,000,000
100Fiji-428,800,000
101Nepal-437,800,000
102Maldives-463,000,000
103Botswana-476,600,000
104Lesotho-527,000,000
105Paraguay-544,600,000
106Mauritania-549,400,000
107Guinea-566,900,000
108Benin-620,600,000
109Zimbabwe-621,500,000
110Slovakia-621,800,000
111Rwanda-710,200,000
112Malawi-731,900,000
113Afghanistan-736,000,000
114Liberia-758,500,000
115Moldova-801,500,000
116Uruguay-875,900,000
117Mongolia-931,500,000
118Equatorial Guinea-940,600,000
119Sierra Leone-943,000,000
120Iceland-1,000,000,000
121Mali-1,016,000,000
122Cambodia-1,126,000,000
123Bahamas, The-1,146,000,000
124El Salvador-1,205,000,000
125Armenia-1,258,000,000
126Mauritius-1,339,000,000
127Niger-1,343,000,000
128Cameroon-1,361,000,000
129Finland-1,394,000,000
130Mozambique-1,422,000,000
131Honduras-1,503,000,000
132Bosnia and Herzegovina-1,583,000,000
133Albania-1,595,000,000
134Guatemala-1,614,000,000
135Ethiopia-1,656,000,000
136Senegal-1,681,000,000
137Yemen-1,708,000,000
138Ecuador-1,818,000,000
139Georgia-1,845,000,000
140Vietnam-1,896,000,000
141Montenegro-1,927,000,000
142Uganda-1,932,000,000
143Jamaica-2,063,000,000
144Haiti-2,105,000,000
145Costa Rica-2,200,000,000
146Peru-2,267,000,000
147Tanzania-2,297,000,000
148Croatia-2,400,000,000
149Nicaragua-2,449,000,000
150Madagascar-2,476,000,000
151Chad-2,861,000,000
152Jordan-2,863,000,000
153Kosovo-2,880,000,000
154Ghana-2,895,000,000
155Tunisia-3,161,000,000
156Chile-3,231,000,000
157Kenya-3,675,000,000
158Panama-3,892,000,000
159Sri Lanka-4,000,000,000
160Serbia-4,122,000,000
161Belgium-4,200,000,000
162Dominican Republic-4,456,000,000
163Papua New Guinea-4,818,000,000
164Belarus-4,900,000,000
165Egypt-5,422,000,000
166Czech Republic-6,348,000,000
167New Zealand-7,111,000,000
168Syria-7,150,000,000
169Romania-8,107,000,000
170Mexico-8,789,000,000
171Morocco-8,868,000,000
172Ukraine-9,006,000,000
173Colombia-9,980,000,000
174Lebanon-10,920,000,000
175South Africa-13,340,000,000
176Portugal-15,100,000,000
177Poland-22,130,000,000
178Greece-29,320,000,000
179Australia-40,500,000,000
180India-41,400,000,000
181United Kingdom-46,470,000,000
182Canada-48,830,000,000
183Brazil-52,590,000,000
184Spain-55,100,000,000
185France-65,600,000,000
186Italy-70,100,000,000
187Turkey-77,160,000,000
188United States-473,400,000,000

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, 2012

See also: Current Account Balance map

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