World Economic Outlook Database, October 2008

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CountrySubject DescriptorSubject NotesUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20062007200820092010201120122013
ChinaCurrent account balanceBalance of payments data are based upon the methodology of the 5th edition of the International Monetary Fund's Balance of Payments Manual (1993). Data for the world total reflects errors, omissions, and asymmetries in balance of payments statistics on current account, as well as the exclusion of data for international organizations and a limited number of countries. Calculated as the sum of the balance of individual countries.U.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 10/2008249.866371.833399.325439.661532.319593.677668.357747.224
ChinaCurrent account balanceBalance of payments data are based upon the methodology of the 5th edition of the International Monetary Fund's Balance of Payments Manual (1993). Data for the world total reflects errors, omissions, and asymmetries in balance of payments statistics on current account, as well as the exclusion of data for international organizations and a limited number of countries. Calculated as the sum of the balance of individual countries.Percent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).9.40111.3369.4579.2139.9509.8879.9189.881
Notes
  Subject Notes  
  Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Balance of payments data are based upon the methodology of the 5th edition of the International Monetary Fund's Balance of Payments Manual (1993). Data for the world total reflects errors, omissions, and asymmetries in balance of payments statistics on current account, as well as the exclusion of data for international organizations and a limited number of countries. Calculated as the sum of the balance of individual countries.


Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
Balance of payments data are based upon the methodology of the 5th edition of the International Monetary Fund's Balance of Payments Manual (1993). Data for the world total reflects errors, omissions, and asymmetries in balance of payments statistics on current account, as well as the exclusion of data for international organizations and a limited number of countries. Calculated as the sum of the balance of individual countries.


  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  China: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 10/2008


China: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


 
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