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Current Account  
Released On 12/19/2017 8:30:00 AM For Q3:17
PriorConsensusConsensus Range
Current Account$-123.1 B$-116.7 B$-119.9 B to $-113.5 B

Recent History Of This Indicator
Benefiting from higher exports and lower imports, the current account deficit is expected to narrow sharply in the third quarter, to $116.7 billion from $123.1 billion in the second quarter. The account deficit relative to GDP has been moderate, at 2.6 percent in the second quarter.

Definition
The current account measures the United States' international trade balance in goods, services, and unilateral transfers on a quarterly basis. Readings in this report track trends in cross-border trade.  Why Investors Care
 
 

2017 Release Schedule
Released On: 3/216/209/1912/19
Release For: Q4:16Q1:17Q2:17Q3:17
 


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