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 countries 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 2017 est. as listed in the CIA World Factbook.[1]

Rank Economy CAB (million US dollars) Year
1  Germany 296,000 2017 EST.
2  Japan 175,000 2017 EST.
3  China 162,500 2017 EST.
4  South Korea 85,140 2017 EST.
5  Netherlands 82,440 2017 EST.
6  Taiwan 79,000 2017 EST.
7   Switzerland 67,330 2017 EST.
8  Singapore 59,790 2017 EST.
9  Italy 52,830 2017 EST.
10  Thailand 49,000 2017 EST.
11  Russia 41,460 2017 EST.
12  Spain 24,300 2017 EST.
13  Denmark 23,610 2017 EST.
14  Norway 21,730 2017 EST.
15  Iran 21,600 2017 EST.
16  Sweden 21,400 2017 EST.
17  Macau 16,860 2017 EST.
18  Israel 14,280 2017 EST.
19  Ireland 10,940 2017 EST.
20  Hong Kong 10,060 2017 EST.

Top 20 countries with the largest deficit[edit]

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 462,000 2017 EST.
2  United Kingdom 91,420 2017 EST.
3  Canada 55,570 2017 EST.
4  Turkey 38,950 2017 EST.
5  Brazil 28,990 2017 EST.
6  France 28,920 2017 EST.
7  Algeria 22,870 2017 EST.
8  Argentina 22,130 2017 EST.
9  Australia 21,680 2017 EST.
10  Egypt 19,830 2017 EST.
11  Mexico 19,810 2017 EST.
12  Indonesia 17,030 2017 EST.
13  India 13,047 2017 EST.
14  Iraq 12,220 2017 EST.
15  Colombia 11,700 2017 EST.
16  Pakistan 11,670 2017 EST.
17  Oman 10,300 2017 EST.
18  South Africa 9,810 2017 EST.
19  Lebanon 9,488 2017 EST.
20  Kazakhstan 8,291 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) [2].

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

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