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105973Argentina Current Account Swings to Surplus3/26/2020 7:20:48 PM"Argentina’s current account swang to a USD 2.98 billion surplus in the fourth quarter of 2019 from USD 1.97 billion deficit in the same period a year earlier. The goods account surplus widened to USD 6.99 billion from USD 3.36 billion a year earlier and the services shortfall declined to USD 1.47 billion from USD 2.05 billion. Meanwhile, the secondary income surplus narrowed to USD 0.24 billion from USD 0.41 billion a year earlier, whereas the primary income deficit shortened to USD 3.62 billion from USD 4.59 billion a year ago. The annual deficit narrowed sharply to USD 3.46 billion from USD 27.28 in 2018."ArgentinaCurrent AccountARBPCURR/argentina/current-account
105825Brazil Current Account Gap Widens in February3/25/2020 12:40:17 PM"Brazil's current account deficit widened to USD 3.90 billion in February 2020 from USD 3.33 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year and compared with market expectations of a USD 3.45 billion shortfall. The goods surplus narrowed to USD 2.52 billion from USD 2.67 billion a year earlier, as exports rose 4 percent and imports increased at a faster 6 percent; and the services gap advanced to USD 2.59 billion from USD 2.36 billion. In addition, the primary income shortfall went up to USD 3.90 billion from USD 3.68 billion in February 2019; while the secondary income surplus rose to USD 0.08 billion from USD 0.03 billion."BrazilCurrent AccountBZCACURR/brazil/current-account
105594Serbia Current Account Deficit Shrinks in January3/23/2020 1:40:09 PM"The current account gap in Serbia narrowed slightly to USD 112 million in January 2020 from USD 119 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. The goods and services deficit went down to USD 319 million from USD 369 million and the primary income shortfall shrank to USD 142 million from USD 166 million. Meantime, the secondary income surplus fell to USD 349 million from USD 416 million."SerbiaCurrent AccountSerrbiaCurcount/serbia/current-account
105548Switzerland Posts Record Current Account Surplus in Q43/23/2020 8:57:00 AM"The current account surplus in Switzerland rose to CHF 25.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019 from CHF 14.7 billion a year earlier. This was the largest current account surplus since at least Q1 1972, as the goods surplus went up to CHF 18.3 billion from CHF 16.4 billion, mainly due to higher exports of non-monetary gold; and the services surplus rose to CHF 3.7 billion from CHF 3.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018. Meantime, the primary income balance shifted to a surplus of CHF 6.6 billion compared to a deficit of CHF 2.3 billion and the secondary income gap remained unchanged at CHF 2.8 billion. Considering the full year of 2019, the current account surplus widened to CHF 86 billion from CHF 57 billion a year ago."SwitzerlandCurrent AccountSZCA/switzerland/current-account
105535Hungary Current Account Gap Widens in Q43/23/2020 7:48:00 AM"Hungary’s current account deficit increased to EUR 0.78 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019 from EUR 0.75 billion gap a year earlier. The goods account deficit widened to EUR 1.11 billion from EUR 0.60 billion gap in Q4 2018, while the services surplus fell to EUR 1.73 billion from EUR 1.80 billion surplus in the same period 2018. Meantime, the primary income gap declined to EUR 1.20 billion from EUR 1.36 billion, and the secondary income deficit dropped to EUR 0.20 billion from EUR 0.60 billion a year earlier. For full year 2019, the current account deficit widened sharply to EUR 1.22 billion from EUR 0.02 billion a year earlier."HungaryCurrent AccountHUCQEURO/hungary/current-account
105474Greek Current Account Gap Widens in January3/20/2020 2:21:45 PM"Greece's current account deficit widened to EUR 1.29 billion in January 2020 from EUR 1.18 billion in the same month last year, as the secondary income account posted a EUR 0.08 billion deficit, compared to a EUR 0.11 billion surplus, while the service income surplus narrowed to EUR 0.38 billion from EUR 0.46 billion despite increasing tourism revenues (EUR 0.29 billion from EUR 0.23 billion). Meanwhile, the goods deficit declined to EUR 2.00 billion from EUR 2.20 billion a year ago, while the primary income surplus was almost unchanged at EUR 0.41 billion, compared to EUR 0.45 billion."GreeceCurrent AccountGKCAEUR/greece/current-account
105447Bulgaria Current Account Surplus Widens Sharply in January3/20/2020 11:34:13 AM"Bulgaria's current account surplus widened to EUR 115.2 million in January 2020 from EUR 7.6 million in the corresponding month of the previous year, as the services surplus rose to EUR 142.2 million from EUR 138.8 million a year earlier. Also, the primary income balance shifted to a EUR 6.8 million surplus from a EUR 128.5 million deficit in January 2019. Meanwhile, the goods deficit increased to EUR 42.2 million from EUR 34.6 million and the secondary income surplus fell to EUR 8.3 million from EUR 31.9 million."BulgariaCurrent AccountBulgariaCA/bulgaria/current-account
105438Eurozone Current Account Surplus Flat in January3/20/2020 10:57:18 AM"The Eurozone current account surplus stood at EUR 8.7 billion in January 2020, unchanged from the previous year. The goods surplus narrowed to EUR 9.6 billion from EUR 10.4 billion a year earlier, while the secondary income deficit widened to EUR 19.6 billion from EUR 15.8 billion. Meanwhile, the services surplus increased to EUR 7.7 billion from EUR 5.5 billion and the primary income surplus rose to EUR 11.0 billion from EUR 8.6 billion."Euro AreaCurrent AccountEUCQCA11/euro-area/current-account
105437Italy Current Account Gap Narrows Sharply in January3/20/2020 10:45:00 AM"Italy's current account deficit fell significantly to EUR 0.21 billion in January of 2020 from EUR 0.98 billion a year earlier. The goods surplus rose to EUR 1.99 billion from EUR 1 billion in January of 2018 and the services gap shrank to EUR 0.99 billion from EUR 1.16 billion. Meantime, the primary income surplus decreased to EUR 0.46 billion from EUR 0.87 billion and while the secondary income shortfall fell slightly to EUR 1.67 billion from EUR 1.70 billion a year ago."ItalyCurrent AccountITCAEUR/italy/current-account
105343US Current Account Gap Narrows 12.4% in Q43/19/2020 12:34:00 PM"The US current account deficit narrowed by USD 15.6 billion to USD 109.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019, compared to market expectations of USD 109.0 billion, mainly reflecting a reduced deficit on goods that was partly offset by an expanded deficit on secondary income. The fourth quarter deficit was equivalent to 2.0 percent of GDP, down from 2.3 percent in the third quarter. Considering 2019 full year, the current account deficit widened by USD 7.4 billion, or 1.5 percent, to USD 498.4 billion in 2019, equivalent to 2.3 percent of GDP, down from 2.4 percent in 2018."United StatesCurrent AccountUSCABAL/united-states/current-account