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Current Account

The Current Account Balance is the ratio between the amount of payments into and out of the country. If payments into the country exceed payments to other countries and international organizations, the balance of payments is active (surplus), if on the contrary, it is passive (negative balance). The surplus (or decrease in the deficit) is a favorable factor for the growth of the national currency. It has a limited impact on the market.

  • Release Frequency: quarterly.
  • Release Schedule: 10:00 EST, the middle of the month.
  • Source: Federal Reserve.