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Economy > Balance of payments > Current account > Balances > Current account balance > Current US$: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods, services, net income, and net current transfers. Data are in current U.S. dollars.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China $297.14 billion 2009
2 Germany $165.47 billion 2009
3 Japan $142.19 billion 2009
4 Norway $50.12 billion 2009
5 Russia $49.43 billion 2009
6 Switzerland $41.07 billion 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) $37.71 billion 2009
7 Netherlands $36.58 billion 2009
8 Singapore $32.63 billion 2009
9 Malaysia $31.80 billion 2009
10 Sweden $31.46 billion 2009
11 Kuwait $28.61 billion 2009
12 Iraq $27.13 billion 2008
13 Saudi Arabia $22.76 billion 2009
14 Thailand $21.86 billion 2009
15 Nigeria $21.66 billion 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) $13.39 billion 2009
16 Denmark $11.22 billion 2009
17 Austria $11.00 billion 2009
18 Indonesia $10.75 billion 2009
19 Azerbaijan $10.18 billion 2009
20 Libya $9.38 billion 2009
21 Argentina $8.63 billion 2009
22 Venezuela $8.56 billion 2009
23 Philippines $8.55 billion 2009
24 Trinidad and Tobago $8.52 billion 2008
25 Israel $7.59 billion 2009
26 Finland $6.81 billion 2009
27 Chile $4.22 billion 2009
28 Brunei $3.98 billion 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $3.80 billion 2009
29 Belgium $3.52 billion 2009
30 Luxembourg $3.50 billion 2009
31 Bangladesh $3.34 billion 2009
32 Algeria $2.37 billion 1991
33 Latvia $2.28 billion 2009
34 Gabon $1.98 billion 2005
Europe average (profile) $1.82 billion 2009
35 Cote d'Ivoire $1.67 billion 2009
36 Lithuania $1.49 billion 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) $1.04 billion 2009
37 Estonia $893.21 million 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $860.42 million 2009
38 Bolivia $813.50 million 2009
39 Burma $801.96 million 2006
40 Bahrain $559.98 million 2009
41 Hungary $441.39 million 2009
42 Peru $246.61 million 2009
43 Uruguay $214.52 million 2009
44 Suriname $209.50 million 2009
45 French Polynesia $204.74 million 2009
46 Aruba $157.08 million 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) $121.97 million 1996
47 Namibia $119.86 million 2009
48 Mauritania $77.25 million 1998
49 Syria $66.30 million 2008
50 The Gambia $62.95 million 2009
51 Laos $9.26 million 2009
52 Kiribati $1.38 million 1994
53 Samoa $-588,749.02 2009
54 Panama $-3,500,000.00 2009
55 Faroe Islands $-6,560,000.00 2003
56 Nepal $-10,137,417.66 2009
57 Comoros $-18,963,177.48 1995
58 Central African Republic $-24,675,583.81 1994
59 Guinea-Bissau $-28,764,736.10 2008
60 Lesotho $-32,035,340.98 2009
61 Vanuatu $-34,414,598.22 2007
62 Chad $-37,744,637.54 1994
63 Tonga $-60,123,979.58 2008
64 Djibouti $-71,100,207.63 2009
65 Sao Tome and Principe $-78,750,146.47 2009
66 Belize $-94,208,941.67 2009
67 Kyrgyzstan $-102,205,341.43 2009
68 Eritrea $-104,657,012.46 2000
69 Solomon Islands $-120,827,296.32 2009
70 Dominica $-123,192,631.48 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) $-143,331,166.64 1994
71 Paraguay $-149,148,488.96 2009
72 Cape Verde $-153,977,343.73 2009
73 Somalia $-156,701,881.19 1989
74 Burundi $-163,594,300.29 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) $-170,959,373.80 1994
75 Grenada $-174,810,110.37 2009
76 Tajikistan $-179,856,200.00 2009
77 Saint Kitts and Nevis $-184,840,682.96 2009
78 Saint Lucia $-187,137,763.33 2009
79 Guyana $-191,623,400.00 2008
80 Sierra Leone $-192,837,181.96 2009
81 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $-198,096,682.59 2009
82 Malawi $-200,692,464.28 2002
83 Sri Lanka $-214,700,000.00 2009
84 Guatemala $-217,300,000.00 2009
85 Togo $-221,963,833.10 2008
86 Haiti $-232,063,723.40 2009
87 Fiji $-236,416,499.28 2009
88 Antigua and Barbuda $-261,575,836.67 2009
89 Ecuador $-267,776,658.66 2009
90 Iceland $-270,341,210.20 2009
91 Seychelles $-284,169,085.41 2009
92 Oman $-287,386,215.86 2009
93 Liberia $-291,210,965.11 2009
94 Barbados $-301,932,252.50 2009
95 Mongolia $-341,783,224.24 2009
96 Equatorial Guinea $-344,039,026.28 1996
97 El Salvador $-373,379,307.75 2009
98 Netherlands Antilles $-373,864,804.47 2009
99 Rwanda $-378,553,762.97 2009
100 Maldives $-402,906,203.28 2009
101 Guinea $-403,460,000.00 2009
102 Zambia $-405,598,000.00 2009
103 Swaziland $-414,313,253.92 2009
104 Zimbabwe $-424,909,912.59 1994
105 Botswana $-442,006,089.45 2009
106 Honduras $-448,578,641.42 2009
107 Uganda $-451,106,613.76 2009
108 Moldova $-464,610,000.00 2009
109 Malta $-491,196,703.54 2009
110 Benin $-536,020,953.35 2008
111 Costa Rica $-536,955,392.04 2009
112 Madagascar $-554,044,866.24 2005
113 Turkmenistan $-580,180,000.00 1997
114 Niger $-651,441,662.15 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) $-669,177,465.39 2009
115 Papua New Guinea $-671,616,600.71 2009
116 Mauritius $-674,548,092.96 2009
117 Slovenia $-719,662,491.58 2009
118 Nicaragua $-841,100,000.00 2009
119 The Bahamas $-860,916,000.00 2009
120 Cambodia $-865,553,238.77 2009
121 New Caledonia $-907,512,996.97 2009
122 Mali $-1,066,396,595.55 2008
123 Jamaica $-1,125,592,478.29 2009
124 Cameroon $-1,136,504,829.78 2009
125 Mozambique $-1,171,280,746.24 2009
126 Bosnia and Herzegovina $-1,174,622,570.98 2009
127 Ghana $-1,198,480,000.00 2009
128 Georgia $-1,216,465,356.73 2009
129 Tunisia $-1,233,748,680.82 2009
130 Jordan $-1,250,676,056.34 2009
131 Armenia $-1,369,481,992.51 2009
132 Kenya $-1,661,145,924.76 2009
European Union average (profile) $-1,705,702,743.01 2009
133 Burkina Faso $-1,708,857,568.10 2008
134 Ukraine $-1,732,000,000.00 2009
135 Tanzania $-1,816,116,949.75 2009
136 Albania $-1,874,930,942.05 2009
137 Senegal $-1,883,713,934.85 2008
138 Cyprus $-1,914,649,559.64 2009
139 Czech Republic $-2,146,945,381.15 2009
140 Dominican Republic $-2,158,500,000.00 2009
141 Congo, Republic of the $-2,181,039,950.98 2007
142 Ethiopia $-2,190,653,761.04 2009
Eurozone average (profile) $-2,259,158,744.27 2009
143 Serbia and Montenegro $-2,412,273,571.67 2009
144 Slovakia $-2,809,902,179.77 2009
145 Croatia $-3,246,846,752.31 2009
146 Kazakhstan $-3,404,655,332.61 2009
NATO countries average (profile) $-3,425,948,889.33 2009
147 New Zealand $-3,577,704,799.99 2009
148 Pakistan $-3,583,000,000.00 2009
149 Sudan $-3,908,177,284.28 2009
150 Bulgaria $-4,751,148,663.22 2009
151 Morocco $-4,971,330,652.31 2009
152 Colombia $-5,032,762,613.75 2009
153 Mexico $-5,720,322,424.16 2009
154 Belarus $-6,388,700,000.00 2009
155 Ireland $-6,487,887,351.28 2009
156 Poland $-7,207,000,000.00 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) $-7,232,368,985.67 2009
157 Romania $-7,298,000,000.00 2009
158 Vietnam $-7,440,315,000.00 2009
159 Lebanon $-7,555,145,184.40 2009
160 Angola $-7,571,651,745.69 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) $-8,999,427,258.27 2009
161 South Africa $-11,294,947,563.43 2009
162 Turkey $-13,963,000,000.00 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) $-14,800,049,509.59 2008
163 Portugal $-23,951,932,592.81 2009
164 Brazil $-24,302,262,100.00 2009
165 India $-26,625,761,171.01 2009
166 United Kingdom $-27,060,601,906.50 2009
167 Greece $-35,912,575,298.42 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $-36,323,762,473.94 2009
168 Canada $-38,379,665,052.08 2009
169 European Union $-44,512,830,051.92 2009
170 Australia $-47,786,269,398.64 2008
171 France $-51,857,465,293.46 2009
172 Italy $-66,198,814,996.28 2009
173 Spain $-80,375,052,930.23 2009
174 United States $-378,434,537,000.00 2009

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Balance of payments > Current account > Balances > Current account balance > Current US$. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Balance-of-payments/Current-account/Balances/Current-account-balance/Current-US$

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Interesting observations about Economy > Balance of payments > Current account > Balances > Current account balance > Current US$

  • United States has ranked last for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ since 1993.
  • Germany ranked first for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst Christian countries in 2009.
  • China ranked first for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ globally in 2009.
  • Singapore ranked first for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst Hot countries in 2009.
  • Argentina ranked first for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2009.
  • Austria ranked first for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • Russia ranked second for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
  • Japan ranked second for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2009.
  • Norway ranked second for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst Europe in 2009.
  • Netherlands ranked second for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst European Union in 2009.
  • Malaysia ranked first for balance of payments > current account > balances > current account balance > current US$ amongst Muslim countries in 2009.
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