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 Thursday, September 3, 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 -43840.00 -40940.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 188576.00 188712.00 197759.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 232414.00 229652.00 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 -110258.00 109622.00 272938.00 -191277.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 103106.00 92998.00 160371.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9511.00 9701.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6212971.00 5809571.00 8381604.00 2095665.00 [+]


Current Account Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -19033.00 Jun/15 -13501.00 295.00 -20882.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -6163.00 Jul/15 -2547.00 3068.40 -11529.50 USD Million [+]
Canada -17398.00 Jun/15 -18145.00 12223.00 -19565.00 CAD Million [+]
China 766.00 Jun/15 1522.00 1522.00 -8.96 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 31.10 Jun/15 4.30 35.79 -30.73 EUR Billion [+]
France 1000.00 Jun/15 200.00 4784.00 -5574.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 24400.00 Jun/15 11800.00 27345.10 -9353.22 EUR Million [+]
India -1285.52 Mar/15 -8226.25 7360.00 -31857.20 USD Million [+]
Indonesia -4477.00 Jun/15 -5700.00 3795.00 -10133.00 USD Million [+]
Italy 3528.00 Jun/15 2674.00 19332.70 -10633.40 EUR Million [+]
Japan 558.60 Jun/15 1880.90 3360.40 -1586.10 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -7980.09 Jun/15 -9446.00 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 10114.80 Jul/15 12109.20 12109.20 -3756.80 USD Million [+]
Spain 1336.00 Jun/15 1151.00 4025.00 -12368.00 EUR Million [+]
Switzerland 13741.68 Mar/15 17343.31 28384.74 -7228.00 CHF Million [+]
Turkey -3356.00 Jun/15 -3990.00 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 [+]