Latest: Japan 01:30 BoJ Board Member Suzuki Speaks Forecast: 0
Latest: United States 13:00 Jackson Hole Symposium Forecast: 0
Latest: Switzerland 14:30 SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks Forecast: 0
Latest: Euro Area 10:00 EU Leaders Summit Forecast: 0
Latest: Kenya 14:00 GDP (QoQ) Forecast: 0 % Actual: -1.1%

United States Current Account Value and percent from GDP

United States Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -3.1 % 2020
Current Account -188484 USD Million | -188.484 B USD 4Q/20


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     United States - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of United States Current Account to GDP?

  • The deficit of Current Account to GDP in United States decreased to 3.1 % in 2020. The maximum surplus was 0.2 % and deficit was -6 %
  • Data published Yearly by Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-3.1 2020 23.03.2021
-2.3 2019 19.03.2020
-2.4 2018 27.03.2019
-2.4 2017 21.03.2018
-2.6 2016 11.08.2017
-2.6 2015 31.12.2015
-2.2 2014 31.12.2014
-2.4 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Current Account to GDP in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Donald Trump 20.01.2017 - -2.6000 -2.4000 -2.4000 -2.6000 -7.69%
Barack Obama 20.01.2009 - 20.01.2017 -2.7000 -2.6000 -2.2000 -3.2000 -3.70%
George W. Bush 20.01.2001 - 20.01.2009 -3.9000 -4.7000 -3.9000 -6.0000 20.51%
Bill Clinton 20.01.1993 - 20.01.2001 -1.3000 -4.2000 -1.3000 -4.2000 223.08%
Ronald Reagan 20.01.1981 - 20.01.1989 0.2000 -2.4000 0.2000 -3.4000 -1300.00%
Jimmy Carter 20.01.1977 - 20.01.1989 0.1000 -2.4000 0.2000 -3.4000 -2500.00%


Latest data on Current Account (USD Million)

Current Account
                     United States - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is United States Current Account Deficit?

  • The deficit of Current Account in United States decreased to 188484 USD Million (188.484 B USD) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum value was 9957 USD Million and minimum was -218442 USD Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
-188484 4Q/20 23.03.2021
-178513 3Q/20 18.12.2020
-170541 2Q/20 18.09.2020
-104204 1Q/20 19.06.2020
-109800 4Q/19 19.03.2020
-124094 3Q/19 19.12.2019
-128188 2Q/19 29.10.2019
-130400 1Q/19 21.06.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

Current Account in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Donald Trump 20.01.2017 - -116781.0000 -124105.0000 -100600.0000 -128158.0000 6.27%
Barack Obama 20.01.2009 - 20.01.2017 -95670.0000 -114006.0000 -75656.0000 -119210.0000 19.17%
George W. Bush 20.01.2001 - 20.01.2009 -105283.0000 -150002.0000 -86499.0000 -215769.0000 42.48%
Bill Clinton 20.01.1993 - 20.01.2001 -14777.0000 -106712.0000 -14777.0000 -106712.0000 622.15%
George H. W. Bush 20.01.1989 - 20.01.1993 -28492.0000 -18787.0000 9957.0000 -28492.0000 -34.06%
Ronald Reagan 20.01.1981 - 20.01.1989 963.0000 -31387.0000 3789.0000 -41282.0000 -3359.29%
Jimmy Carter 20.01.1977 - 20.01.1989 -2687.0000 -31387.0000 4333.0000 -41282.0000 1068.11%
Gerald Ford 20.01.1974 - 20.01.1977 1612.0000 163.0000 5014.0000 -295.0000 -89.89%
Richard Nixon 20.01.1969 - 20.01.1974 122.0000 3383.0000 3383.0000 -1693.0000 2672.95%

Other trade indicators in United States

Index Updated Actual Previous
Weapons Sales 2020 9372 M USD 10788
Balance of Trade Feb/21 -71.078 B USD -67.823
Capital Flows Feb/21 72.638 B USD 105.821
Exports Feb/21 187.25 B USD 192.232
Foreign Exchange Reserves Feb/21 143.407 B USD 144.009
Imports Feb/21 258.329 B USD 260.055
Terms of Trade  4Q/20 105 in. pt. 104
Tourist Arrivals Jan/21 1.047 Million Persons 1.139

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia 2020 -3.4 % -4.3
Panama 2019 -4.7 % -8.2
Honduras 2019 0.7 % -3.1
Brazil 2020 -0.72 % -2.7
Chile 2020 1.4 % -3.9
Paraguay 2019 -1.2 % 0.7
Argentina 2020 1 % -0.9
Canada 2020 -1.9 % -2.1
Ecuador 2019 -0.1 % -1.2
Mexico 2020 2.4 % -0.3
Peru 2019 -1.5 % -1.7
United States 2020 -3.1 % -2.2
Uruguay 2019 1.5 % -0.5
Jamaica 2019 -1.9 % -1.8
Suriname 2019 -6.1 % -2.9
Venezuela 2019 9.8 % 8.8
Belize 2019 -9.5 % -8.1
Cameroon 2020 -5.2 % -3.1
Cape Verde 2019 -0.2 % -4.5
Cuba 2019 1.4 % 2.5
Dominican Republic 2019 -1.4 % -1.4
El Salvador 2019 -2.1 % -4.7
Guyana 2019 -32.79 % -27.6
Haiti 2019 0.5 % -4.1
Nicaragua 2019 6 % -1.9
Trinidad and Tobago 2019 6.3 % 5.8