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Synonyms for current account

that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's exports and imports of goods and services and transfer payments

a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand

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The current account balance is like a profit and loss statement of a country.
Some analysts said Japan's current account balance could improve down the road as exports are likely to recover.
However, in 2013 surplus is expected to reach U$ 59 billion (%28 of GDP), trade balance to U$ 178,4 billion and current account balance at U$ 87,7 billion (%14 of GDP).
People living in the North West are the keenest money managers, with a quarter claiming to know their current account balance to the nearest penny.
Japan's current account balance was in deficit for a third consecutive month in January for the first time since comparable data became available in 1985, with growth in exports outweighed by a rise in imports, government data showed Friday.
Summary: New ZealandEoe1/4aos Current Account Balance unexpectedly showed a surplus of NZ$124 million in the second quarter, marking the first quarterly surplus since.
The current account balance includes a country's trade deficit, net income from abroad, and net unilateral transfers.
The current account balance, an indicator that measures the flow of money in and out of the region, broke into positive territory in 2003, reaching a 0.
Given these trends, the current account balance for this calendar year as a whole will be lower than in 1998, but should remain in surplus.
The current account balance represents the difference between a country's income from foreign sources and foreign obligations payable, excluding net capital investment.
This would help the region's current account balance which posted an aggregate deficit of $28 billion - around six per cent of the region's GDP - between 2011 and 2013.
Japan's current account balance often falls into the red in the month of January on a temporary slowdown in manufacturing and exports due to the New Year holidays.
Central Bank's bimonthly survey of expectations is conducted on experts and decision makers from the financial and real sectors and professionals, pertaining to consumer price inflation, interest rates, exchange rate, current account balance and growth rate.
Summary: JapanEoe1/4aos Current Account balance registered at 1.
Overall, the adjustments will produce a sizeable increase in the region's current account balance during 1998 and 1999, despite a substantial fall in the surplus of China.