United States Current Account  1960-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The current account gap in the United States widened to USD 124.7 billion or 2.7 percent of the GDP in the first quarter of 2016 from a downwardly revised USD 113.4 billion gap in the previous period. It is the highest deficit since the last quarter of 2008 as the primary income surplus narrowed to USD 37.5 billion from USD 47.1 billion and the secondary income deficit increased to USD 40.3 billion from USD 36.3 billion. In contrast, balance of goods gap narrowed to USD 186.4 billion from USD 188.4 billion and the services balance surplus widened to USD 64.6 billion from USD 64.2 billion. Current Account in the United States averaged -46361.52 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. Current Account in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-124671.00 -113406.00 9957.00 -216063.00 1960 - 2016 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. United States Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-12-17 01:30 PM Q3 $-124.1B $ -111.1B $-118B $-106.9B
2016-03-17 12:30 PM Q4 $-125.3B $-129.9B $-118.9B $ -114.2B
2016-06-16 12:30 PM Q1 $-124.7B $-113.4B $-125B -125.4B
2016-09-15 12:30 PM Q2 $-124.7B $ -112.8B
2016-12-15 01:30 PM Q3 $ -112.1B

United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -44510.00 -40956.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 183151.00 182540.00 200236.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 227661.00 223497.00 241483.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -124671.00 -113406.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -2.20 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -7525643.00 -7356784.00 -1232107.00 -7525643.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.27 99.60 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -202762.00 -10980.00 272938.00 -202762.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 35823.00 35494.00 46165.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows -3612.00 40789.00 160371.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 8894.00 8933.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 4.61 4.61 7.39 3.70 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6331536.00 6045992.00 8364940.00 2095665.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 10484.00 10470.00 16120.00 1705.00 USD Million [+]




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