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 18 economies with the largest surplus[edit]

This is a list of the 18 countries and territories with the largest surplus in current account balance (CAB), based on data from 2017 est. as listed in the CIA World Factbook.[1]

Rank Economy CAB (million US dollars) Year
1  Germany 296,600 2017 EST.
2  Japan 195,400 2017 EST.
3  China 164,900 2017 EST.
4  Netherlands 80,880 2017 EST.
5  South Korea 78,460 2017 EST.
6  India 68,823 2019 EST.
7  Singapore 60,990 2017 EST.
8  Italy 56,070 2017 EST.
9  Thailand 49,280 2017 EST.
10  Ireland 41,880 2017 EST.
11  Russia 40,250 2017 EST.
12  Denmark 24,600 2017 EST.
13  Spain 21,700 2017 EST.
14  Norway 20,340 2017 EST.
15  Iran 18,400 2017 EST.
16  Saudi Arabia 18,230 2017 EST.
17  United Arab Emirates 17,630 2017 EST.
18  Sweden 17,010 2017 EST.

Top 20 countries with the largest deficit[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 2017 est. as listed in the CIA World Factbook.[1]

Rank Country CAB (million US dollars) Year
1  United States -466,200 2017 EST.
2  United Kingdom -106,700 2019 Q3 Only [2]
3  India -57,200 2018-19 EST.[3]
4  Canada -49,260 2017 EST.
5  Turkey -47,100 2017 EST.
6  France -36,770 2017 EST.
7  Australia -32,270 2017 EST.
8  Argentina -30,790 2017 EST.
9  Algeria -21,940 2017 EST.
10  Mexico -18,830 2017 EST.
11  Indonesia -17,290 2017 EST.
12  Egypt -15,380 2017 EST.
13  Lebanon -12,880 2017 EST.
14  Ethiopia -6,551 2017 EST.
15  Colombia -10,360 2017 EST.
16  Brazil -9,762 2017 EST.
17  Oman -8,557 2017 EST.
18  South Africa -7,912 2017 EST.
19  Romania -7,298 2017 EST.
20  Pakistan -2,843 2019 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).[4]

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. ^ "United Kingdom Current Account Balance | Moody's Analytics". www.economy.com.
  3. ^ MumbaiJune 28, Press Trust of India; June 28, 2019UPDATED:; Ist, 2019 18:49. "FY19 CAD inches up to 2.1%, but more than halves in Q4: RBI". India Today.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Eurostat - Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface (TGM) table". ec.europa.eu.