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Table 1.—Revisions to the Current-Account Estimates

[Millions of dollars; quarters seasonally adjusted]

Exports of goods and services and income receipts Imports of goods and services and income payments Unilateral current transfers, net Balance on current account
Previously published Revised Revision Previously published Revised Revision Previously published Revised Revision Previously published Revised Revision
1982 366,926 366,983 57 –355,964 –355,975 –11 –17,139 –16,544 595 –6,177 –5,536 641
1983 356,156 356,106 –50 –377,577 –377,488 89 –17,778 –17,310 468 –39,198 –38,691 507
1984 400,052 399,913 –139 –474,144 –473,923 221 –20,661 –20,335 326 –94,753 –94,344 409
1985 387,806 387,612 –194 –484,106 –483,769 337 –22,762 –21,998 764 –119,062 –118,155 907
1986 406,060 407,098 1,038 –530,478 –530,142 336 –24,818 –24,132 686 –149,236 –147,177 2,059
1987 456,227 457,053 826 –594,825 –594,443 382 –24,047 –23,265 782 –162,645 –160,655 1,990
1988 567,260 567,862 602 –664,167 –663,741 426 –26,139 –25,274 865 –123,046 –121,153 1,893
1989 649,902 650,494 592 –721,686 –721,307 379 –27,116 –26,169 947 –98,900 –96,982 1,918
1990 708,135 708,881 746 –759,646 –759,189 457 –27,821 –26,654 1,167 –79,332 –76,961 2,371
1991 729,513 730,387 874 –735,048 –734,524 524 9,819 10,752 933 4,284 6,616 2,332
1992 748,431 749,324 893 –763,187 –762,035 1,152 –35,873 –35,013 860 –50,629 –47,724 2,905
1993 776,404 776,933 529 –823,167 –821,977 1,190 –38,522 –37,637 885 –85,286 –82,681 2,605
1994 868,041 868,867 826 –950,529 –949,212 1,317 –39,192 –38,260 932 –121,680 –118,605 3,075
1995 1,005,715 1,006,576 861 –1,083,844 –1,081,976 1,868 –35,437 –34,057 1,380 –113,566 –109,457 4,109
1996 1,074,425 1,075,874 1,449 –1,161,533 –1,159,111 2,422 –42,187 –40,081 2,106 –129,295 –123,318 5,977
1997 1,197,206 1,194,283 –2,923 –1,298,705 –1,294,029 4,676 –41,966 –40,794 1,172 –143,465 –140,540 2,925
1998 1,192,231 1,191,422 –809 –1,368,718 –1,364,531 4,187 –44,075 –44,029 46 –220,562 –217,138 3,424
1999 1,233,944 1,232,407 –1,537 –1,526,281 –1,515,861 10,420 –46,581 –48,025 –1,444 –338,918 –331,479 7,439
1996:I 262,090 262,540 450 –277,914 –277,301 613 –10,920 –10,519 401 –26,744 –25,280 1,464
II 265,687 266,135 448 –287,958 –287,269 689 –9,185 –8,744 441 –31,456 –29,878 1,578
III 266,217 266,709 492 –295,037 –294,421 616 –9,507 –8,940 567 –38,327 –36,652 1,675
IV 280,425 280,484 59 –300,625 –300,121 504 –12,574 –11,878 696 –32,774 –31,515 1,259
1997:I 287,363 286,666 –697 –312,914 –311,988 926 –9,347 –9,054 293 –34,898 –34,376 522
II 300,113 299,955 –158 –322,090 –320,660 1,430 –9,494 –9,280 214 –31,471 –29,985 1,486
III 305,865 305,537 –328 –331,384 –329,383 2,001 –10,096 –9,561 535 –35,615 –33,407 2,208
IV 303,869 302,129 –1,740 –332,317 –331,999 318 –13,030 –12,902 128 –41,478 –42,772 –1,294
1998:I 302,289 301,732 –557 –335,380 –334,328 1,052 –9,927 –9,794 133 –43,018 –42,390 628
II 298,463 298,857 394 –340,977 –340,233 744 –9,886 –10,099 –213 –52,400 –51,475 925
III 291,493 291,341 –152 –344,182 –341,992 2,190 –10,787 –10,658 129 –63,476 –61,309 2,167
IV 299,985 299,489 –496 –348,180 –347,980 200 –13,474 –13,474 0 –61,669 –61,965 –296
1999:I 295,503 293,717 –1,786 –354,099 –349,513 4,586 –10,306 –10,831 –525 –68,902 –66,627 2,275
II 300,939 300,994 55 –370,921 –368,439 2,482 –11,175 –11,537 –362 –81,157 –78,982 2,175
III 313,183 313,084 –99 –391,060 –391,337 –277 –11,208 –11,396 –188 –89,085 –89,649 –564
IV 324,317 324,612 295 –410,204 –406,575 3,629 –13,892 –14,260 –368 –99,779 –96,223 3,556