World Economic Outlook Database, April 2018

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes2005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023
ChinaGross domestic product, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC.
Latest actual data: 2017. Latest actual data for real GDP and expenditure breakdown is 2016.
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices. Authorities publish production-based measure; staff estimates expenditure-based measures.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2015. For the national account real, we are using 2015 as base year
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/201818,919.03922,120.65027,169.93231,993.58534,988.33441,070.82648,603.77854,098.88959,696.28664,718.16869,910.94474,563.24081,203.80688,572.43096,537.480104,942.497113,620.522122,641.744132,340.344
ChinaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).2,308.8002,774.2933,571.4514,604.2855,121.6816,066.3517,522.1038,570.3489,635.02510,534.52611,226.18611,221.83612,014.61014,092.51415,543.70516,952.00818,401.83919,925.39921,573.912
ChinaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: Compiled by the Balance of Payments Department of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange. Data retrieved from CEIC.
Latest actual data: 2017
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/2018132.378231.843353.183420.569243.257237.810136.097215.392148.204236.047304.164202.203164.887166.745179.076192.597180.369156.483132.185
ChinaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).5.7348.3579.8899.1344.7503.9201.8092.5131.5382.2412.7091.8021.3721.1831.1521.1360.9800.7850.613
United StatesGross domestic product, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2017
National accounts manual used: Other
GDP valuation: Market prices. Real Gross Domestic Product determined by chained Fisher quantity growth rates.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2009
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1980
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/201813,093.70013,855.90014,477.62514,718.57514,418.72514,964.40015,517.92516,155.25016,691.50017,427.60018,120.70018,624.45019,390.60020,412.87021,410.23122,235.73123,044.77823,787.09624,536.799
United StatesGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).13,093.70013,855.90014,477.62514,718.57514,418.72514,964.40015,517.92516,155.25016,691.50017,427.60018,120.70018,624.45019,390.60020,412.87021,410.23122,235.73123,044.77823,787.09624,536.799
United StatesCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2018-745.233-805.963-711.036-681.390-372.522-430.698-444.590-426.198-349.543-373.800-434.597-451.686-466.246-614.689-727.283-798.360-782.889-771.074-739.733
United StatesCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-5.692-5.817-4.911-4.629-2.584-2.878-2.865-2.638-2.094-2.145-2.398-2.425-2.404-3.011-3.397-3.590-3.397-3.242-3.015
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  China: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC.
Latest actual data: 2017. Latest actual data for real GDP and expenditure breakdown is 2016.
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices. Authorities publish production-based measure; staff estimates expenditure-based measures.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2015. For the national account real, we are using 2015 as base year
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/2018


China: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


China: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Source: Compiled by the Balance of Payments Department of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange. Data retrieved from CEIC.
Latest actual data: 2017
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 04/2018


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


United States: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2017
National accounts manual used: Other
GDP valuation: Market prices. Real Gross Domestic Product determined by chained Fisher quantity growth rates.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2009
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1980
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2018


United States: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


United States: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2018


United States: 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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