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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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A current account surplus is a positive current account balance, indicating that a nation is a net lender to the rest of the world.
The BSP mainly attributed the drop in the current account surplus to the widening deficit in the trade-in-goods account.
Additionally, the current account surplus of the country's oil and gas sector fully covers the deficit of the non-oil sector totaling $6.77 billion.
The decrease of the current account surplus in 2013 mainly reflects the drop of the trade balance surplus.
China's current account surplus was about six per cent of GDP in 2009 and 10.1 per cent in 2007.
The current account surplus reached USD6.03bn in November, down from USD9.51bn in October and USD7.54bn in the same month last year.
The ministry of Trade and Finance said that current account surplus declined 63.7% on year to 161.5bn yen ($1.67bn, E1.23bn, [pounds sterling]1.04bn) in August, the biggest fall in almost two years.
Services account remained in deficit, while workers' remittances were a record $77 billion culminating in an aggregate current account surplus of $346 billion, equivalent to 22.3 per cent of GDP.
SEOUL -- South Korea's current account surplus hit the new record monthly high last month due to faster growth in exports than imports, central bank data showed today.
Japan current account surplus at record low for 1st half
Due to a surge in oil prices in 2010, the dramatic drop in current account surplus in 2009 has recovered past stature, growing over 3 folds during 2010, according to a report by Global Investment House (Global).
Bulgaria's current account surplus stood at EUR 641.7 M in July, a record high for the last fourteen years, central bank data showed on Thursday.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 8, 2011--Danish current account surplus stays flat Y/Y in Jul 2011(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
China's current account surplus, a measure of the country's foreign trade, reached the equivalent of $29.8 billion U.S.