United States Current Account to GDP 1980-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 2.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in the United States averaged -2.66 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 0.20 percent in 1981 and a record low of -6 percent in 2006.

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United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -50497.00 -48914.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 200222.00 195782.00 200222.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 250719.00 244696.00 250719.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -100600.00 -124397.00 9957.00 -215769.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.60 -2.60 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -7768745.00 -7934901.00 -1232107.00 -8217356.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.85 100.14 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 33802.00 152898.00 272938.00 -193364.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 42627.00 46199.00 47465.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 57523.00 26205.00 157830.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9637.00 9481.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourism Revenues 20379.00 20293.00 21223.00 6496.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5721658.00 5921333.00 8364940.00 2095665.00 [+]
Terrorism Index 5.43 4.88 7.39 3.70 [+]
Weapons Sales 9894.00 10184.00 16071.00 1769.00 USD Million [+]

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United States Current Account to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - United States Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.60 -2.60 0.20 -6.00 1980 - 2016 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
Switzerland 11.00 Dec/16
Netherlands 8.40 Dec/16
Germany 8.30 Dec/16
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16
Japan 3.70 Dec/16
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16
Italy 2.60 Dec/16
Spain 2.20 Dec/16
China 1.80 Dec/16
Russia 1.80 Dec/16
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
India -0.70 Dec/16
France -0.90 Dec/16
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16
United States -2.60 Dec/16
Australia -2.70 Dec/16
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16
Canada -3.30 Dec/16
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16


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