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

The current account gap in the United States narrowed to $113 billion or 2.4 percent of GDP in the third quarter of 2016 from a downwardly revised $118.3 billion shortfall in the previous period (2.6 percent of GDP) while market expected a $111.6 billion deficit. The narrowing reflected a $9 billion decrease in the deficit on goods to $177.7 billion, as a jump in soybean shipments boosted exports. Also, the secondary income gap declined by $2 billion to $39.9 billion. In contrast, services surplus decreased $0.7 billion to $61.2 billion and primary income surplus narrowed $0.8 billion to $43.4 billion. Current Account in the United States averaged -47003.25 USD Million from 1960 until 2016, 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.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-06-16 12:30 PM Q1 $-124.7B $-113.4B $-125B -125.4B
2016-09-15 12:30 PM Q2 $-119.9B $-131.8B $-120.5B $ -113B
2016-12-15 01:30 PM Q3 $-113B $-118.3B $-111.6B $-117B
2017-03-21 12:30 PM Q4 $-113B $ -111.4B
2017-06-20 12:30 PM Q1 $ -111.6B
2017-09-19 12:30 PM Q2 $ -111.6B




United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -45240.00 -42360.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 185833.00 186281.00 200236.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 231072.00 228641.00 241483.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -112958.00 -118271.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -2.20 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -7781138.00 -8042807.00 -1232107.00 -8042807.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.06 100.27 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 23741.00 20553.00 272938.00 -199281.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 41776.00 39294.00 46165.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 9351.00 -26213.00 160371.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 8807.00 8580.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 4.88 4.61 7.39 3.70 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5978189.00 6164558.00 8364940.00 2095665.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 10484.00 10470.00 16120.00 1705.00 USD Million [+]



United States Current Account Notes

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 January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-112958.00 -118271.00 9957.00 -216063.00 1960 - 2016 USD Million Quarterly



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