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The United States ranks last among all nations in the world when it comes to its current account balance, astronomically lower than every other economy, the CIA reports.

According to the most recent figures in the CIA World Factbook, America sits at the bottom of 191 nations, with a listed account balance of an astonishing negative $561 billion.

The chart from the CIA can be seen here:

Rank
country Current account balance Date of Information
1 China
$ 272,500,000,000

2010 est.

2 Japan
$ 166,500,000,000

2010 est.

3 Germany
$ 162,300,000,000

2010 est.

4 Russia
$ 68,850,000,000

2010 est.

5 Norway
$ 60,230,000,000

2010 est.

6 Saudi Arabia
$ 52,030,000,000

2010 est.

7 Switzerland
$ 49,350,000,000

2010 est.

8 Netherlands
$ 46,690,000,000

2010 est.

9 Singapore
$ 44,080,000,000

2010 est.

10 Taiwan
$ 39,000,000,000

2010 est.

11 Kuwait
$ 38,200,000,000

2010 est.

12 Korea, South
$ 36,350,000,000

2010 est.

13 Malaysia
$ 34,140,000,000

2010 est.

14 Nigeria
$ 27,770,000,000

2010 est.

15 Venezuela
$ 22,070,000,000

2010 est.

16 Sweden
$ 21,680,000,000

2010 est.

17 Qatar
$ 20,110,000,000

2010 est.

18 Hong Kong
$ 18,070,000,000

2010 est.

19 Azerbaijan
$ 15,960,000,000

2010 est.

20 Libya
$ 15,530,000,000

2010 est.

21 Denmark
$ 14,350,000,000

2010 est.

22 Thailand
$ 12,290,000,000

2010 est.

23 Austria
$ 9,900,000,000

2010 est.

24 Iran
$ 9,760,000,000

2010 est.

25 Philippines
$ 9,510,000,000

2010 est.

26 Indonesia
$ 8,532,000,000

2010 est.

27 Brunei
$ 7,024,000,000

2008 est.

28 Kazakhstan
$ 6,993,000,000

2010 est.

29 Argentina
$ 6,976,000,000

2010 est.

30 Israel
$ 6,269,000,000

2010 est.

31 Macau
$ 6,230,000,000

32 Uzbekistan
$ 5,588,000,000

2010 est.

33 Finland
$ 4,696,000,000

2010 est.

34 Algeria
$ 3,959,000,000

2010 est.

35 Bangladesh
$ 3,734,000,000

2010 est.

36 United Arab Emirates
$ 3,409,000,000

2010 est.

37 Luxembourg
$ 3,396,000,000

2010 est.

38 Trinidad and Tobago
$ 3,363,000,000

2010 est.

39 Turkmenistan
$ 3,081,000,000

2010 est.

40 Oman
$ 2,724,000,000

2010 est.

41 Iraq
$ 2,715,000,000

2010 est.

42 Angola
$ 2,089,000,000

2010 est.

43 Latvia
$ 1,620,000,000

2010 est.

44 Lithuania
$ 1,231,000,000

2010 est.

45 Timor-Leste
$ 1,161,000,000

2007 est.

46 Chile
$ 1,033,000,000

2010 est.

47 Bolivia
$ 690,200,000

2010 est.

48 Burma
$ 652,000,000

2010 est.

49 Syria
$ 649,000,000

2010 est.

50 Ukraine
$ 603,000,000

2010 est.

51 Gabon
$ 591,000,000

2010 est.

52 Bahrain
$ 589,000,000

2010 est.

53 Cote d’Ivoire
$ 534,000,000

2010 est.

54 Egypt
$ 270,000,000

2010 est.

55 Estonia
$ 265,000,000

2010 est.

56 Bhutan
$ 164,000,000

2008 est.

57 British Virgin Islands
$ 134,300,000

1999

58 Cook Islands
$ 26,670,000

2005

59 Suriname
$ 24,000,000

2007 est.

60 Palau
$ 15,090,000

FY03/04

61 Comoros
$ 8,000,000

2007 est.

62 Guinea-Bissau
$ -6,000,000

2007 est.

63 Tuvalu
$ -11,680,000

2003

64 Bulgaria
$ -12,800,000

2010 est.

65 Kiribati
$ -21,000,000

2007 est.

66 Tonga
$ -23,000,000

2007 est.

67 Samoa
$ -24,000,000

2007 est.

68 Micronesia, Federated States of
$ -34,300,000

FY05 est.

69 Iceland
$ -42,000,000

2010 est.

70 Anguilla
$ -42,870,000

2003 est.

71 Vanuatu
$ -60,000,000

2007 est.

72 Sierra Leone
$ -63,000,000

2007 est.

73 Dominica
$ -72,000,000

2007 est.

74 Sao Tome and Principe
$ -73,000,000

2010 est.

75 Central African Republic
$ -77,000,000

2007 est.

76 Cuba
$ -87,000,000

2010 est.

77 Gambia, The
$ -90,000,000

2010 est.

78 Zambia
$ -99,000,000

2010 est.

79 Papua New Guinea
$ -99,000,000

2010 est.

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