The Incontiguous Brick

February 25, 2008

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Filed under: Money,politics — iknowkeith @ 11:24 pm

According to the CIA World Factbook website, the U.S. is at the bottom of the list of national balance sheets.

This is the list…

The World Factbook
  Rank Order – Current account balance

Countries for which no information is available are not included in this list.
Rank
Country
Current account balance
Date of Information
1
China $ 363,300,000,000 2007 est.
2
Japan $ 201,300,000,000 2007 est.
3
Germany $ 185,100,000,000 2007 est.
4
Saudi Arabia $ 88,890,000,000 2007 est.
5
Russia $ 74,000,000,000 2007 est.
6
Switzerland $ 67,890,000,000 2007 est.
7
Netherlands $ 59,280,000,000 2007 est.
8
Norway $ 55,820,000,000 2007 est.
9
Kuwait $ 51,490,000,000 2007 est.
10
Singapore $ 41,390,000,000 2007 est.
11
United Arab Emirates $ 36,110,000,000 2007 est.
12
Algeria $ 31,500,000,000 2007 est.
13
Sweden $ 30,190,000,000 2007 est.
14
Canada $ 28,460,000,000 2007 est.
15
Malaysia $ 25,930,000,000 2007 est.
16
Taiwan $ 23,800,000,000 2007 est.
17
Hong Kong $ 19,870,000,000 2007 est.
18
Iran $ 19,000,000,000 2007 est.
19
Finland $ 17,120,000,000 2007 est.
20
Venezuela $ 17,020,000,000 2007 est.
21
Nigeria $ 14,610,000,000 2007 est.
22
Angola $ 13,640,000,000 2007 est.
23
Austria $ 12,610,000,000 2007 est.
24
Libya $ 11,710,000,000 2007 est.
25
Luxembourg $ 11,300,000,000 2007 est.
26
Belgium $ 11,040,000,000 2007 est.
27
Indonesia $ 10,210,000,000 2007 est.
28
Brazil $ 10,200,000,000 2007 est.
29
Philippines $ 9,040,000,000 2007 est.
30
Thailand $ 8,619,000,000 2007 est.
31
Chile $ 8,184,000,000 2007 est.
32
Iraq $ 7,802,000,000 2007 est.
33
Qatar $ 7,733,000,000 2007 est.
34
Azerbaijan $ 7,535,000,000 2007 est.
35
Argentina $ 7,438,000,000 2007 est.
36
Israel $ 5,941,000,000 2007 est.
37
Denmark $ 4,699,000,000 2007 est.
38
Trinidad and Tobago $ 4,288,000,000 2007 est.
39
Oman $ 3,785,000,000 2007 est.
40
Korea, South $ 3,700,000,000 2007 est.
41
Egypt $ 3,115,000,000 2007 est.
42
Uzbekistan $ 3,045,000,000 2007 est.
43
Botswana $ 2,231,000,000 2007 est.
44
Peru $ 2,045,000,000 2007 est.
45
Bahrain $ 2,009,000,000 2007 est.
46
Burma $ 1,676,000,000 2007 est.
47
Gabon $ 1,626,000,000 2007 est.
48
Bolivia $ 1,325,000,000 2007 est.
49
Congo, Republic of the $ 1,094,000,000 2007 est.
50
Namibia $ 1,065,000,000 2007 est.
51
Cote d’Ivoire $ 1,056,000,000 2007 est.
52
Turkmenistan $ 689,300,000 2007 est.
53
Bangladesh $ 683,000,000 2007 est.
54
Morocco $ 433,900,000 2007 est.
55
Papua New Guinea $ 314,000,000 2007 est.
56
Equatorial Guinea $ 250,000,000 2007 est.
57
Yemen $ 178,000,000 2007 est.
58
Zambia $ 150,000,000 2007 est.
59
British Virgin Islands $ 134,300,000 1999
60
Cook Islands $ 26,670,000 2005
61
Palau $ 15,090,000 FY03/04
62
Macedonia $ 5,000,000 2007 est.
63
Tuvalu $ 2,323,000 1998
64
Samoa $ -2,428,000 FY03/04
65
Tonga $ -4,321,000 FY04/05
66
Comoros $ -17,000,000 2005 est.
67
Kiribati $ -19,870,000 2004
68
Swaziland $ -26,710,000 2007 est.
69
Lesotho $ -28,000,000 2007 est.
70
Vanuatu $ -28,350,000 2003
71
Gambia, The $ -31,690,000 2007 est.
72
Micronesia, Federated States of $ -34,300,000 FY05 est.
73
Anguilla $ -42,870,000 2003 est.
74
Belize $ -54,000,000 2007 est.
75
Sao Tome and Principe $ -58,000,000 2007 est.
76
Paraguay $ -82,000,000 2007 est.
77
Antigua and Barbuda $ -83,400,000 2004
78
Uruguay $ -100,000,000 2007 est.
79
Tajikistan $ -102,000,000 2007 est.
80
Burundi $ -137,300,000 2007 est.
81
Seychelles $ -141,000,000 2007 est.
82
Chad $ -144,500,000 2007 est.
83
Togo $ -165,500,000 2007 est.
84
Rwanda $ -172,800,000 2007 est.
85
Guinea $ -175,000,000 2007 est.
86
Malawi $ -180,000,000 2007 est.
87
Haiti $ -184,800,000 2007 est.
88
Cape Verde $ -218,000,000 2007 est.
89
Guyana $ -229,700,000 2007 est.
90
Uganda $ -241,000,000 2007 est.
91
Armenia $ -275,100,000 2007 est.
92
Benin $ -278,800,000 2007 est.
93
Eritrea $ -343,100,000 2007 est.
94
Laos $ -355,000,000 2007 est.
95
Zimbabwe $ -409,000,000 2007 est.
96
Cambodia $ -410,000,000 2007 est.
97
Malta $ -411,000,000 2007 est.
98
Honduras $ -446,000,000 2007 est.
99
Fiji $ -465,800,000 2006 est.
100
Cameroon $ -501,000,000 2007 est.
101
Mauritius $ -552,000,000 2007 est.
102
Moldova $ -569,000,000 2007 est.
103
Ecuador $ -600,000,000 2007 est.
104
Kyrgyzstan $ -677,300,000 2007 est.
105
Mozambique $ -726,000,000 2007 est.
106
Cuba $ -750,000,000 2007 est.
107
Burkina Faso $ -752,000,000 2007
108
Nicaragua $ -754,000,000 2007 est.
109
Panama $ -861,000,000 2007 est.
110
Albania $ -918,000,000 2007 est.
111
El Salvador $ -929,000,000 2007 est.
112
Tunisia $ -935,000,000 2007 est.
113
Kenya $ -980,000,000 2007 est.
114
Senegal $ -1,034,000,000 2007 est.
115
Sri Lanka $ -1,118,000,000 2007 est.
116
Madagascar $ -1,145,000,000 2007 est.
117
Vietnam $ -1,199,000,000 2007 est.
118
Cyprus $ -1,236,000,000 2007 est.
119
Costa Rica $ -1,259,000,000 2007 est.
120
Tanzania $ -1,422,000,000 2007 est.
121
Slovenia $ -1,429,000,000 2007 est.
122
Ghana $ -1,470,000,000 2007 est.
123
Jamaica $ -1,573,000,000 2007 est.
124
Georgia $ -1,582,000,000 2007 est.
125
Jordan $ -1,690,000,000 2007 est.
126
Guatemala $ -1,772,000,000 2007 est.
127
Ethiopia $ -1,851,000,000 2007 est.
128
Dominican Republic $ -1,993,000,000 2007 est.
129
Bosnia and Herzegovina $ -2,021,000,000 2007 est.
130
Syria $ -2,160,000,000 2007 est.
131
Serbia $ -2,451,000,000 2005 est.
132
Belarus $ -3,056,000,000 2007 est.
133
Estonia $ -3,092,000,000 2007 est.
134
Slovakia $ -3,119,000,000 2007 est.
135
Lebanon $ -3,337,000,000 2007 est.
136
Iceland $ -3,384,000,000 2007 est.
137
Croatia $ -3,836,000,000 2007 est.
138
Ukraine $ -3,890,000,000 2007 est.
139
Sudan $ -4,465,000,000 2007 est.
140
Kazakhstan $ -4,643,000,000 2007 est.
141
Colombia $ -5,132,000,000 2007 est.
142
Lithuania $ -5,320,000,000 2007 est.
143
Mexico $ -5,414,000,000 2007 est.
144
Czech Republic $ -5,701,000,000 2007 est.
145
Latvia $ -5,839,000,000 2007 est.
146
Pakistan $ -6,477,000,000 2007 est.
147
Hungary $ -6,681,000,000 2007 est.
148
Bulgaria $ -7,189,000,000 2007 est.
149
New Zealand $ -9,973,000,000 2007 est.
150
Ireland $ -12,600,000,000 2007 est.
151
South Africa $ -16,280,000,000 2007 est.
152
Poland $ -18,130,000,000 2007 est.
153
India $ -18,530,000,000 2007 est.
154
Portugal $ -18,530,000,000 2007 est.
155
Romania $ -20,950,000,000 2007 est.
156
France $ -35,940,000,000 2007 est.
157
Turkey $ -36,270,000,000 2007 est.
158
Greece $ -36,400,000,000 2007 est.
159
Australia $ -50,960,000,000 2007 est.
160
Italy $ -57,940,000,000 2007 est.
161
United Kingdom $ -111,000,000,000 2007 est.
162
Spain $ -126,300,000,000 2007 est.
163
United States $ -747,100,000,000 2007 est.

This page was last updated on 12 February, 2008

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3 Comments »

  1. I am not surprised. Those Liberals and their special interests have nearly spent us into bankruptcy. America better get out and vote for John McCain early and often unless they want a Democrat to get in there and give away our last thin dime.

    Thank you for this very informative article.

    Comment by Mrs. T.D. Gaines-Crockett — February 26, 2008 @ 6:41 pm | Reply

  2. I gotta be honest… that doesn’t make any sense. Haven’t the “conservatives” been at the helm for a while.

    Comment by iknowkeith — February 28, 2008 @ 10:03 pm | Reply

  3. I don’t get it, world bank account? Cutting off the UN may be a good start to saving some money…

    Comment by TRM — March 2, 2008 @ 9:05 am | Reply


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