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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > Current account balance, % of GDP

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. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 36.74% 2007
2 Kuwait 31.85% 2010
3 Qatar 16.07% 2010
4 Saudi Arabia 9.88% 2010
5 Oman 4.63% 2010
6 Israel 2.71% 2010
7 Algeria 2.45% 2010
8 Iran 2.31% 2010
9 Bahrain 2.29% 2010
10 Iraq 2% 2010
11 United Arab Emirates 1.19% 2010
12 Syria 1.1% 2010
13 Egypt 0.123% 2010
=14 Jordan 0.0 2010
=14 Morocco 0.0 2010
=14 Tunisia 0.0 2010
=14 Yemen 0.0 2010
=14 Lebanon 0.0 2010

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Current account balance, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Economy/Current-account-balance,-%-of-GDP

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > Current account balance, % of GDP

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