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

The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 113451 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2014. Current Account in the United States averaged -45327.44 USD Million from 1960 until 2014, 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.

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United States Current Account


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-113451.00 -98919.00 9957.00 -216063.00 1960 - 2014 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 - United States Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - United States Current Account - was last refreshed on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-17 01:30 PM
Current Account  Q2
$ -98.5B $ -102.1B (R) $ -114.6B $ -96.8B
2014-12-17 01:30 PM
Current Account  Q3
$-100.3B $ -98.5B $-97.5B $ -98.4B (R)
2015-03-19 12:30 PM
Current Account  Q4
$-113.5B $ -98.9B (R) $-103.2B $ -110B
2015-06-18 01:30 PM
Current Account  Q1
$-113.5B $ -100.9B
2015-09-17 01:30 PM
Current Account  Q2
$ -101.2B
2015-12-17 01:30 PM
Current Account  Q3
$ -101.6B


United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -41752.00 -45601.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 189410.00 195002.00 198625.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 231162.00 240603.00 240603.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -113451.00 -98919.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -6157895.00 -5445100.00 -1232107.00 -6157895.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.12 97.37 167.10 91.05 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 42670.00 42857.00 46165.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 88312.00 291848.00 291848.00 -153035.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows -27171.00 39200.00 160371.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9226.00 9020.00 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 -9588.00 Nov/14 -12130.00 295.00 -20882.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -6878.70 Feb/15 -10654.00 3068.40 -11529.50 USD Million [+]
Canada -13917.00 Nov/14 -9600.00 12223.00 -19565.00 CAD Million [+]
China 670.21 Nov/14 721.76 1330.85 -8.96 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 8.20 Jan/15 35.20 35.20 -26.95 EUR Billion [+]
France -300.00 Jan/15 -1938.00 4784.00 -5401.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 16800.00 Jan/15 25600.00 25600.00 -9353.00 EUR Million [+]
India -8226.25 Nov/14 -10105.90 7360.00 -31857.20 USD Million [+]
Indonesia -6180.60 Nov/14 -6835.90 3795.00 -10133.00 USD Million [+]
Italy 45.00 Jan/15 5212.00 19332.70 -10633.40 EUR Million [+]
Japan 61.00 Jan/15 187.00 3360.40 -1586.10 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -5310.13 Nov/14 -2702.33 2173.77 -8988.85 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 12480.20 Nov/14 16767.00 22454.00 -2389.10 EUR Million [+]
Russia 11400.00 Aug/14 14120.00 39494.00 -3637.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 6940.00 Jan/15 7020.00 11320.00 -3756.80 USD Million [+]
Spain -426.00 Jan/15 3795.00 4025.00 -12368.00 EUR Million [+]
Switzerland 17343.31 Nov/14 11088.70 28384.74 -7228.00 CHF million [+]
Turkey -2002.00 Jan/15 -6816.00 1132.00 -9460.00 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -25302.00 Nov/14 -27664.00 2693.00 -27664.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -113451.00 Nov/14 -98919.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]