United States Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 2.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in the United States averaged -2.67 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 0.20 Percent in 1981 and a record low of -6 Percent in 2006. Current Account to GDP in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

   
 
 

United States Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.30 -2.70 0.20 -6.00 1980 - 2013 Percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - United States Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - United States Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -40109.00 -40321.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 198459.00 198025.00 198459.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 238568.00 238346.00 239858.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -98500.00 -102100.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.30 -2.70 0.20 -6.00 Percent [+]
External Debt 16940277.00 -4782773.00 16940277.00 -4782773.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.27 97.67 167.10 91.05 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -117086.00 75453.00 140759.00 -117086.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 74547.00 60200.00 272938.00 -153035.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 52068.00 -18600.00 139697.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 8648.00 8537.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]