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Economy > National accounts > Shares of GDP and other > External balance on goods and services > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kuwait 40.8% 2008
2 Libya 39.92% 2008
3 Brunei 39.84% 2007
4 Luxembourg 33.24% 2009
5 Equatorial Guinea 32.51% 2009
6 Turkmenistan 29.75% 2009
7 Trinidad and Tobago 29% 2008
8 Azerbaijan 27.72% 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 24.63% 2007
9 United Arab Emirates 23.31% 2007
10 Bahrain 22.54% 2008
11 Malaysia 21.54% 2009
12 Oman 21.33% 2008
13 Congo, Republic of the 20.96% 2009
14 Gabon 18.88% 2009
15 Singapore 17.95% 2008
16 Panama 15.93% 2009
17 Qatar 15.53% 2009
18 Ireland 14.92% 2009
19 Norway 14.68% 2009
20 Switzerland 10.94% 2009
21 Thailand 10.52% 2009
22 Saudi Arabia 10.03% 2009
23 Bhutan 9.66% 2009
24 Iceland 8.77% 2009
25 Nigeria 8.7% 2009
26 Kazakhstan 8.23% 2009
27 Cote d'Ivoire 7.97% 2009
28 Chile 7.77% 2009
29 Russia 7.37% 2009
30 Netherlands 7.25% 2009
31 Sweden 6.87% 2009
32 Angola 6% 2009
33 Czech Republic 5.72% 2009
34 Estonia 5.37% 2009
35 Argentina 5.35% 2009
36 Germany 4.94% 2009
37 Austria 4.54% 2009
38 China 4.41% 2009
39 Algeria 4.29% 2009
40 Peru 3.83% 2009
41 Denmark 3.81% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.78% 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3.66% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 3.06% 2009
42 Bolivia 2.82% 2009
43 Indonesia 2.8% 2009
44 Belgium 2.74% 2009
45 Finland 2.46% 2009
46 Israel 2.44% 2009
47 Cuba 1.87% 2008
European Union average (profile) 1.8% 2009
48 New Zealand 1.68% 2009
49 Slovenia 1.52% 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 1.35% 2009
50 Hungary 1.23% 2008
51 Costa Rica 1.2% 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.17% 2007
52 European Union 1.03% 2009
53 Uruguay 0.95% 2009
54 Philippines 0.87% 2009
55 Papua New Guinea 0.81% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 0.422% 2009
56 Japan 0.3% 2009
57 Poland 0.1% 2009
58 Burma 0.06% 2004
59 Lithuania 0.0 2009
60 Uzbekistan -0.06% 2009
61 Brazil -0.08% 2009
62 Italy -0.4% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) -0.56% 2009
63 South Africa -0.86% 2009
64 Latvia -0.94% 2009
65 Turkey -1.18% 2009
66 Zambia -1.38% 2009
67 Mexico -1.44% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) -1.502% 2009
68 Canada -1.71% 2009
69 Ukraine -1.73% 2009
70 Australia -1.82% 2008
71 Syria -1.83% 2009
72 France -1.94% 2009
73 Colombia -2.06% 2009
74 Spain -2.16% 2009
75 Malta -2.19% 2007
76 Venezuela -2.22% 2009
77 United Kingdom -2.37% 2009
South Asia average (profile) -2.413% 2009
78 United States -2.74% 2009
79 Malawi -3.02% 2009
80 Cambodia -3.04% 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) -3.118% 2008
81 Croatia -3.32% 2009
82 Tunisia -3.35% 2009
Europe average (profile) -3.65% 2008
Cold countries average (profile) -3.699% 2008
83 Barbados -3.97% 2009
84 Slovakia -4.28% 2009
85 Cameroon -4.32% 2009
86 India -4.66% 2009
87 Guinea -4.73% 2009
88 Paraguay -5.07% 2009
89 Sudan -5.78% 2009
90 Tanzania -5.82% 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) -6% 2009
91 Sri Lanka -6.51% 2009
92 Mongolia -6.79% 2009
93 Romania -6.92% 2009
94 Bangladesh -7.12% 2009
95 Mauritania -7.2% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) -7.47% 2007
96 Pakistan -7.53% 2009
97 Portugal -7.68% 2009
98 Bulgaria -7.92% 2009
99 Central African Republic -7.94% 2009
100 Belize -7.96% 2008
101 Dominican Republic -8% 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) -8.26% 2008
102 Seychelles -8.29% 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) -8.41% 2006
South and Central Asia average (profile) -8.414% 2009
103 Niger -9.39% 2005
104 Mali -9.4% 2007
Christian countries average (profile) -9.628% 1998
105 Guatemala -9.76% 2009
106 Bermuda -9.8% 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) -10.116% 2008
107 Vietnam -10.35% 2009
108 Greece -10.62% 2009
109 Mauritius -10.63% 2009
110 Ghana -10.85% 2009
111 Morocco -10.91% 2009
112 Ecuador -10.95% 2009
113 Botswana -11.02% 2009
114 Uganda -11.24% 2009
115 Belarus -11.37% 2009
116 Cyprus -11.38% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) -11.476% 2008
117 Laos -11.65% 2008
118 Democratic Republic of the Congo -12.11% 2009
119 Vanuatu -12.82% 2008
120 Sierra Leone -12.85% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) -13.011% 2008
121 Kenya -13.07% 2009
122 Namibia -13.26% 2009
123 Solomon Islands -13.39% 2009
124 Benin -14.33% 2009
125 Fiji -14.65% 2009
126 Suriname -14.87% 2005
127 Burkina Faso -15.28% 2006
128 El Salvador -15.5% 2009
129 Eritrea -15.77% 2009
130 Zimbabwe -16.18% 2005
131 Serbia and Montenegro -16.49% 2009
132 Swaziland -16.68% 2009
133 Rwanda -18.04% 2009
134 Ethiopia -18.29% 2009
135 Jamaica -18.61% 2009
136 Honduras -18.67% 2009
137 Mozambique -18.73% 2009
138 French Polynesia -19.33% 2000
139 Palau -19.47% 2008
140 Georgia -19.49% 2009
=141 The Gambia -19.68% 2009
=141 Puerto Rico -19.68% 2001
143 New Caledonia -19.91% 1999
144 Senegal -19.93% 2009
145 Djibouti -20.06% 2007
146 Saint Lucia -20.33% 2009
147 Togo -20.51% 2007
148 Antigua and Barbuda -20.67% 2009
149 Aruba -21.23% 1998
150 Guinea-Bissau -21.4% 2002
151 Jordan -21.46% 2009
152 Nepal -21.71% 2009
153 The Bahamas -22.81% 2007
154 Comoros -22.94% 2009
155 Madagascar -23.61% 2009
156 Armenia -24.46% 2009
157 Bosnia and Herzegovina -24.54% 2009
158 Lebanon -24.75% 2009
159 Samoa -25.04% 2009
160 Albania -25.72% 2009
161 Nicaragua -26.09% 2009
162 Dominica -27.18% 2009
163 Maldives -27.2% 2009
164 Somalia -27.95% 1990
165 Chad -28% 2009
166 Haiti -29.7% 2009
167 Grenada -29.8% 2009
168 Kyrgyzstan -30.89% 2009
169 Saint Kitts and Nevis -33.56% 2009
170 Guyana -34.14% 2008
171 Burundi -36.24% 2006
172 Moldova -36.57% 2009
173 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -37.88% 2009
174 Cape Verde -41.78% 2009
175 Tajikistan -42.93% 2009
176 Tonga -45.33% 2009
177 Lesotho -60.52% 2009
178 Kiribati -67.07% 2004
179 Liberia -141.51% 2008

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"Countries Compared by Economy > National accounts > Shares of GDP and other > External balance on goods and services > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/National-accounts/Shares-of-GDP-and-other/External-balance-on-goods-and-services/%-of-GDP

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