Current account balance for the 3rd quarter in the US

  • Prior was -$128.2B (revised to $-125.2 billion)
  • Q3 2018 was -$125.74
  • balance of goods and services deficit narrow to -$157.4 billion compared to -$159.1 billion in the prior quarter. The 3Q deficit was $-163.42 billion
  • the balance on primary income widened to $68.72 billion compared to $66.63 billion in the prior quarter. The 3Q number from last year was $64.72B
  • 3Q deficit was 2.3% of current dollar GDP, down less than 0.1% from the 2Q
Current account balance