Current Account Balance:
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 - This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020See Also
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Related Data From the International Monetary Fund
Variable: Current account balance
Note: Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income.
Units: U.S. dollars
Country-specific Note: Source: Central Bank. BOP data from 2005 constitutes a break reflecting the authorities' adoption of BPM5 Latest actual data: 2018 BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6) Primary domestic currency: Saudi Arabian riyal Data last updated: 02/2019
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, April 2019
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