Current account balance (% of GDP) - Country Ranking

Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Kiribati 37.99 2017
2 Macao SAR, China 35.53 2018
3 Papua New Guinea 24.32 2017
4 Tuvalu 18.15 2013
5 Singapore 17.87 2018
6 Kuwait 17.10 2018
7 Iraq 15.33 2018
8 Azerbaijan 12.89 2018
9 Iran 11.39 2000
10 Netherlands 10.84 2018
11 Ireland 10.69 2018
12 Switzerland 10.51 2018
13 Malta 9.85 2018
14 Vanuatu 9.34 2018
15 Saudi Arabia 8.98 2018
16 Qatar 8.70 2018
17 Brunei 7.87 2018
18 Germany 7.34 2018
19 Norway 7.23 2018
20 Angola 7.00 2018
21 Denmark 6.97 2018
22 Russia 6.84 2018
23 Nauru 6.69 2018
24 Thailand 6.41 2018
25 Slovenia 5.69 2018
26 Bulgaria 5.36 2018
27 St. Lucia 5.35 2018
28 Trinidad and Tobago 5.00 2018
29 Luxembourg 4.83 2018
30 Korea 4.72 2018
31 Hong Kong SAR, China 4.29 2018
32 Japan 3.51 2018
33 Iceland 2.83 2018
34 Italy 2.58 2018
35 Israel 2.50 2018
36 Samoa 2.49 2018
37 Vietnam 2.41 2018
38 Croatia 2.39 2018
39 Austria 2.37 2018
40 Malaysia 2.12 2018
41 Estonia 1.99 2018
42 Spain 1.92 2018
43 Eswatini 1.92 2018
44 Botswana 1.85 2018
45 Sweden 1.70 2018
46 Lithuania 1.53 2018
47 Nigeria 1.34 2018
48 Syrian Arab Republic 1.14 2007
49 Venezuela 1.02 2014
50 Gabon 0.98 2015
51 Guatemala 0.85 2018
52 Nicaragua 0.63 2018
53 Madagascar 0.58 2018
54 Portugal 0.40 2018
55 China 0.36 2018
56 Czech Republic 0.35 2018
57 Uruguay 0.13 2018
58 Paraguay 0.02 2018
59 Belarus -0.06 2018
60 Lesotho -0.15 2018
61 Kazakhstan -0.16 2018
62 North Macedonia -0.20 2018
63 Hungary -0.43 2018
64 Latvia -0.61 2018
65 France -0.68 2018
66 Belgium -0.97 2018
67 Poland -0.99 2018
68 Zambia -1.28 2018
69 Zimbabwe -1.35 2017
70 Dominican Republic -1.36 2018
71 Ecuador -1.37 2018
72 Finland -1.61 2018
73 Peru -1.62 2018
74 Guinea -1.75 2018
75 Mexico -1.80 2018
76 Jamaica -1.83 2018
77 Togo -2.01 2017
78 Australia -2.07 2018
79 Brazil -2.22 2018
80 United States -2.39 2018
81 Comoros -2.40 2018
82 India -2.41 2018
83 Namibia -2.44 2018
84 Egypt -2.51 2018
85 Slovak Republic -2.61 2018
86 Philippines -2.64 2018
87 Canada -2.65 2018
88 Côte d'Ivoire -2.75 2017
89 Bangladesh -2.77 2018
90 Greece -2.87 2018
91 Central African Republic -2.90 1994
92 Indonesia -2.98 2018
93 Myanmar -3.00 2018
94 Chile -3.07 2018
95 Costa Rica -3.10 2018
96 Ghana -3.12 2018
97 Sri Lanka -3.16 2018
98 Chad -3.20 1994
99 Tanzania -3.26 2018
100 Suriname -3.29 2018
101 Ukraine -3.34 2018
102 Turkey -3.50 2018
103 Haiti -3.55 2018
104 Solomon Islands -3.62 2018
105 South Africa -3.63 2018
106 Cameroon -3.64 2018
107 Guinea-Bissau -3.71 2018
108 Bosnia and Herzegovina -3.72 2018
109 New Zealand -3.76 2018
110 Colombia -3.94 2018
111 Cyprus -4.27 2018
112 United Kingdom -4.31 2018
113 Romania -4.57 2018
114 Dem. Rep. Congo -4.59 2018
115 El Salvador -4.77 2018
116 Cabo Verde -4.78 2018
117 The Gambia -4.82 2018
118 Bolivia -4.94 2018
119 Tajikistan -5.03 2018
120 Serbia -5.20 2018
121 Honduras -5.27 2018
122 Argentina -5.29 2018
123 Barbados -5.31 2013
124 Morocco -5.47 2018
125 Ethiopia -5.47 2018
126 Oman -5.48 2018
127 Mauritius -5.73 2018
128 Pakistan -6.10 2018
129 Tonga -6.36 2018
130 Kenya -6.37 2017
131 Bahrain -6.45 2018
132 Albania -6.69 2018
133 Jordan -6.75 2018
134 Georgia -6.78 2018
135 Antigua and Barbuda -7.03 2018
136 Uzbekistan -7.12 2018
137 St. Kitts and Nevis -7.16 2018
138 Senegal -7.22 2017
139 Burkina Faso -7.25 2017
140 Timor-Leste -7.41 2018
141 Yemen -7.81 2016
142 Rwanda -7.85 2018
143 Mali -7.89 2017
144 Lao PDR -7.97 2018
145 Belize -8.28 2018
146 Fiji -8.49 2018
147 Kyrgyz Republic -8.88 2018
148 Uganda -9.34 2018
149 Armenia -9.37 2018
150 Nepal -9.55 2018
151 Grenada -9.81 2018
152 Benin -10.00 2017
153 Panama -10.44 2018
154 Moldova -10.59 2018
155 Djibouti -10.61 2017
156 Tunisia -11.11 2018
157 Sudan -11.45 2018
158 Burundi -11.94 2018
159 The Bahamas -12.11 2018
160 Cambodia -12.19 2018
161 St. Vincent and the Grenadines -12.22 2018
162 Algeria -13.18 2017
163 Mongolia -14.56 2018
164 São Tomé and Principe -14.73 2018
165 Eritrea -14.82 2000
166 Niger -15.66 2017
167 Sierra Leone -15.82 2018
168 Seychelles -16.94 2018
169 Montenegro -17.13 2018
170 Libya -17.96 2016
171 Palau -18.09 2017
172 Mauritania -18.58 2018
173 Afghanistan -18.87 2018
174 Cayman Islands -19.41 2017
175 Bhutan -19.63 2018
176 Malawi -20.19 2018
177 Liberia -20.65 2018
178 Lebanon -21.97 2018
179 Guyana -27.63 2018
180 Mozambique -30.58 2018
181 Congo -39.77 2016
182 Dominica -40.86 2018
183 Equatorial Guinea -148.00 1996

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Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.