United States Current Account 1960-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 113337 USD Million in the first quarter of 2015. Current Account in the United States averaged -45074.10 USD Million from 1960 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 9957 USD Million in the first quarter of 1991 and a record low of -216063 USD Million in the third quarter of 2006. Current Account in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

United States Current Account
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-113337.00 -103138.00 9957.00 -216063.00 1960 - 2015 USD Million Quarterly
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. Content for - United States Current Account - was last refreshed on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-12-17 01:30 PM Q3 $-100.3B $ -98.5B $-97.5B $ -98.4B (R)
2015-03-19 12:30 PM Q4 $-113.5B $ -98.9B (R) $-103.2B $ -110B
2015-06-18 01:30 PM Q1 $-113.3B $-103.1B (R) $ -117B $ -110B
2015-09-17 01:30 PM Q2 $-113.3B $ -115.1B
2015-12-17 01:30 PM Q3 $ -116.5B

United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -41871.00 -40698.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 188595.00 190067.00 197759.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 230466.00 230765.00 240524.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -113337.00 -103138.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -6793958.00 -6915258.00 -1232107.00 -6915258.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.18 98.97 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 33804.00 42670.00 46165.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 114967.00 107869.00 272938.00 -191277.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 92998.00 53900.00 160371.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9701.00 9531.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6212971.00 5809571.00 8381604.00 2095665.00 Persons [+]


Current Account Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -10741.00 Mar/15 -10239.00 295.00 -20882.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -2547.00 Jun/15 -3366.00 3068.40 -11529.50 USD Million [+]
Canada -17466.00 Mar/15 -13050.00 12223.00 -19565.00 CAD Million [+]
China 789.00 Mar/15 670.21 1330.85 -8.96 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 3.41 May/15 21.98 35.79 -30.73 EUR Billion [+]
France 293.00 May/15 360.00 4784.00 -5574.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 11100.00 May/15 21200.00 27345.10 -9353.22 EUR Million [+]
India -1285.52 Mar/15 -8226.25 7360.00 -31857.20 USD Million [+]
Indonesia -3800.00 Mar/15 -5700.00 3795.00 -10133.00 USD Million [+]
Italy 2600.40 May/15 5139.30 19332.70 -10633.40 EUR Million [+]
Japan 1880.90 May/15 1326.40 3360.40 -1586.10 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -9446.00 Mar/15 -5310.13 2173.77 -9446.00 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 21241.50 Mar/15 15386.00 22435.60 -2389.10 EUR Million [+]
Russia 19200.00 Jun/15 28947.00 39286.00 -3637.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 12186.50 Jun/15 8618.10 12186.50 -3756.80 USD Million [+]
Spain 1151.00 May/15 -232.00 4025.00 -12368.00 EUR Million [+]
Switzerland 13741.68 Mar/15 17343.31 28384.74 -7228.00 CHF million [+]
Turkey -3990.00 May/15 -3410.00 1132.00 -9460.00 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -26548.00 Mar/15 -28930.00 2693.00 -31806.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -113337.00 Mar/15 -103138.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]