|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
Current account deficit shrinks 72%
The Express Tribune - 11/21/2015 3:02:04 AM
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The Guardian - 11/23/2015 4:28:35 PM
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The Business Times - 11/13/2015 6:17:40 AM
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UN News Centre - 11/25/2015 5:44:57 PM
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Investopedia - 10/18/1987 11:54:47 PM
The balance of the current account tells us if a ... on its own and in comparison to other world markets. 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.
Opinion: Hold state-run Arab media to account
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Dawn - 11/23/2015 1:55:16 AM
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Benzinga - 11/25/2015 4:59:01 AM
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