List of countries by current account balance

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Cumulative Current Account Balance 1980–2008 based on the IMF data)
Cumulative Current Account Balance per capita 1980–2008 based on the IMF

This is a list of countries by current account balance.

CIA World Factbook data[edit]

Top 20 economies with the largest surplus[edit]

This is a list of the 20 countries and territories with the largest surplus in current account balance (CAB), based on data from 2019 est. as listed in the CIA World Factbook.[1]

Rank Economy CAB (million US dollars) Year
1  Germany 280,238 2019 EST.
2  Japan 185,644 2019 EST.
3  China 141,335 2019 EST.
4  Netherlands 90,207 2019 EST.
5   Switzerland 79,937 2019 EST.
6  Russia 65,311 2019 EST.
7  Taiwan 65,173 2019 EST.
8  Singapore 63,109 2019 EST.
9  South Korea 59,971 2019 EST.
10  Italy 59,517 2019 EST.
11  Thailand 37,033 2019 EST.
12  Denmark 30,935 2019 EST.
13  Spain 29,603 2019 EST.
14  United Arab Emirates 26,470 2017 EST.
15  Hong Kong 22,469 2019 EST.
16  Sweden 22,339 2019 EST.
17  Israel 20,642 2020 EST.
18  Macau 16,750 2017 EST.
19  Norway 16,656 2019 EST.
20  Saudi Arabia 15,230 2017 EST.

Top 20 countries with the largest deficit[edit]

By CAB[edit]

U.S. trade deficit (in billions, goods and services) by country in 2017

This is a list of the 20 countries and territories with the largest deficit in current account balance (CAB), based on data from 2019 est. as listed in the CIA World Factbook.[1]

Rank Country CAB (Million US dollars) Year
1  United States -480,225 2019 EST.
2  United Kingdom -121,921 2019 EST.
3  Kenya -57,594 2019 EST.
4  Brazil -50,927 2019 EST.
5  Ireland -44,954 2019 EST.
6  Canada -35,425 2019 EST.
7  Indonesia -30,359 2019 EST.
8  India -29,748 2019 EST.
9  Algeria -22,100 2017 EST.
10  France -18,102 2019 EST.
11  Colombia -13,748 2019 EST.
12  Lebanon -12,370 2017 EST.
13  Romania -11,389 2019 EST.
14  Chile -10,933 2019 EST.
15  Oman -10,760 2017 EST.
16  South Africa -10,626 2019 EST.
17  Egypt -8,915 2019 EST.
18  Kazakhstan -7,206 2019 EST.
19  Pakistan -7,143 2019 EST.
20  New Zealand -6,962 2019 EST.

By GDP[edit]

This is a list of the 20 countries and territories with the largest deficit in gross domestic product (GDP), based on data from 2017 est. as listed in the CIA World Factbook.[2]

Rank Country Deficit (As % of GDP) Year
1  Timor-Leste -75.7 2017 EST.
2  Kiribati -64.1 2017 EST.
3  Venezuela -46.1 2017 EST.
4  Libya -25.1 2017 EST.
5  Brunei -17.3 2017 EST.
6  Afghanistan -15.1 2017 EST.
7  Oman -13.8 2017 EST.
8  Niue -12.6 2017 EST.
9  Cuba -10.8 2017 EST.
10  Sudan -10.6 2017 EST.
11  Bahrain -10.1 2017 EST.
11  Maldives -10.1 2017 EST.
13  Kuwait -10 2017 EST.
14  Eritrea -9.8 2017 EST.
15  Algeria -9.6 2017 EST.
15  Zimbabwe -9.6 2017 EST.
17  Nauru -9.2 2017 EST.
18  Djibouti -9 2017 EST.
19  Saudi Arabia -8.9 2017 EST.
20  Syria -8.7 2017 EST.

Eurostat data[edit]

This table shows the account balance of both the Euro Area and the European Union as a whole, according to data from Eurostat (in EUR).[3]

Rank Country CAB (million Euros) Year
1 Euro symbol.svg Eurozone 386,567 2017
2  European Union 201,910 2017

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov.
  2. ^ "Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) - The World Factbook". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 2021-11-29.
  3. ^ "Eurostat - Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface (TGM) table". ec.europa.eu.