UNITED STATES CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE IN US DOLLARS


THE CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE IN US DOLLARS IN THE UNITED STATES WAS REPORTED AT -418.00 BILLIONS U.S. DOLLARS IN 2009, ACCORDING TO THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF). IN 2015, THE UNITED STATES'S CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE IN US DOLLARS IS EXPECTED TO BE -638.17 BILLIONS U.S. DOLLARS. CURRENT ACCOUNT IS ALL TRANSACTIONS OTHER THAN THOSE IN FINANCIAL AND CAPITAL ITEMS. THE MAJOR CLASSIFICATIONS ARE GOODS AND SERVICES; INCOME AND CURRENT TRANSFERS. THE FOCUS OF THE BOP IS ON TRANSACTIONS (BETWEEN AN ECONOMY AND THE REST OF THE WORLD) IN GOODS; SERVICES; AND INCOME. IN 2009, THE UNITED STATES' ECONOMY SHARE OF WORLD TOTAL GDP, ADJUSTED BY PURCHASING POWER PARITY, WAS 20.46 PERCENT. IN 2015, THE UNITED STATES'S SHARE OF WORLD TOTAL GDP IS FORECASTED TO BE 18.28 PERCENT. THIS PAGE INCLUDES A CHART, HISTORICAL DATA AND FORECAST FOR THE UNITED STATES'S CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE IN US DOLLARS.



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IMF Data Specifications


CountryUnited States
Subject DescriptorCurrent account balance
Subject NotesCurrent account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services; income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods; services; and income.
UnitsU.S. dollars
ScaleBillions
Country/Series-specific NotesDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing Source: Haver analytics Latest actual data: 2009 Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars Data last updated: 04/2010
Estimates Start After2009
TitleUnited States Current account balance in US dollars
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