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Net capital account in current prices

(US dollars)

The United States of America is the top country by net capital account in the world. As of 2017, net capital account in the United States of America was 24,847 million US dollars that accounts for 102.36 % of the world's net capital account. The top 5 countries (others are Poland, Netherlands, Spain, and Romania) account for 170.98 % of it. The world's total net capital account was estimated at 24,274 million US dollars in 2017.

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What is net capital account?

Net capital account records acquisitions and disposals of non-produced non-financial assets, such as land sold to embassies and sales of leases and licenses, as well as capital transfers, including government debt forgiveness. The use of the term capital account in this context is designed to be consistent with the System of National Accounts, which distinguishes between capital transactions and financial transactions. Data are in current U.S. dollars.