United States Current Account  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The US current account deficit increased to USD 123.1 billion or 2.6 percent of GDP in the second quarter of 2017 from a downwardly USD 113.5 billion in the first quarter or 2.4 percent of GDP. It is the biggest current account gap since the last three months of 2008 as secondary income deficit increased by USD 7.5 billion to USD 33 billion; the primary income surplus decreased USD 2.9 billion to USD 47.2 billion; and goods deficit rose by USD 1.6 billion to USD 64.09 billion. Current Account in the United States averaged -47054.44 USD Million from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 9957 USD Million in the first quarter of 1991 and a record low of -215769 USD Million in the third quarter of 2006.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-03-21 12:30 PM Current Account $-112.4B $-116B $-128.3B $ -120B
2017-06-20 12:30 PM Current Account $-116.8B $-114B $-123.8B $ -109.8B
2017-09-19 12:30 PM Current Account $-123.1B $-113.5B $-115.1B $ -116.1B
2017-12-19 01:30 PM Current Account $-123.1B $ -118.4B


United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -42395.00 -43558.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 195320.00 194512.00 200144.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 237715.00 238069.00 242243.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -123137.00 -113533.00 9957.00 -215769.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.60 -2.60 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -7934901.00 -8217356.00 -1232107.00 -8217356.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.01 99.25 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 124951.00 -7349.00 272938.00 -205366.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 46199.00 38357.00 47465.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 1304.00 34420.00 160371.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9238.00 9097.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourism Revenues 20828.00 20983.00 20983.00 6496.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6507601.00 7958601.00 8364940.00 2095665.00 [+]
Terrorism Index 4.88 4.61 7.39 3.70 [+]
Weapons Sales 9894.00 10184.00 16071.00 1769.00 USD Million [+]

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United States Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-123137.00 -113533.00 9957.00 -215769.00 1960 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly




current account by Country

Last
Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil -302.50 Aug/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 508.87 Jun/17
Euro Area 32.50 Jul/17
France -1468.00 Aug/17
Germany 17800.00 Aug/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 8625.00 Jul/17
Japan 2380.40 Aug/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 6061.10 Aug/17
Spain 2977.00 Jul/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -1237.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17