Which Countries Run Current Account Surpluses? Deficits?
Which countries import more than they export, and vice versa? In this video clip—taken from a recent Dialogue with the Fed event—Senior Economist Paulina Restrepo-Echavarria discusses which countries have been running current account surpluses over the past few decades and which ones have been running deficits. She also briefly touches on why some countries would run persistent surpluses and deficits.
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