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

The current account gap in the US rose to USD 124.1 billion or 2.7% of GDP in the third quarter of 2015 from an upwardly revised USD 111.1 billion or 2.5% of GDP in the second quarter. The increase in the deficit was largely accounted for by a decrease in the surplus on primary income (USD 46.1 billion from USD 52.8 billion) and an increase in the deficit on secondary income (USD -36.6 billion from USD -30.8 billion). Current Account in the United States averaged -45298.48 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
-124120.00 -11109.00 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. United States Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-18 01:30 PM Q1 $-113.3B $-103.1B(R) $ -117B $ -110B
2015-09-17 01:30 PM Q2 $ -109.7B $-118.3B $-111.3B $-109B
2015-12-17 01:30 PM Q3 $-124.1B $ -111.1B $-118B $-106.9B
2016-03-17 12:30 PM Q4 $-124.1B $ -114.2B
2016-06-16 12:30 PM Q1 $ -113B
2016-09-15 12:30 PM Q2 $ -111.7B

United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -43357.00 -42370.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 181497.00 182210.00 197759.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 224854.00 224590.00 240524.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -124120.00 -11109.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -7269829.00 -6688315.00 -1232107.00 -7269829.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.03 99.45 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -3209.00 61028.00 272938.00 -190792.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 38492.00 38300.00 46165.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 31401.00 -16552.00 160371.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 9318.00 9347.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 4.61 4.67 7.39 3.70 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6188828.00 6847598.00 8381604.00 2095665.00 [+]




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