Table 1.—Revisions to Current-Account Estimates

[Millions of dollars; quarterly data seasonally adjusted]

Exports of goods, services, and income Imports of goods, services, and income Unilateral transfers Balance on current account
Previously published Revised Revision Previously published Revised Revision Previously published Revised Revision Previously published Revised Revision
1986 400,842 400,881 39 -529,355 -529,355 -24,679 -24,679 -153,193 -153,154 39
1987 449,272 449,312 40 -593,416 -593,416 -23,909 -23,909 -168,053 -168,013 40
1988 560,620 560,664 44 -662,876 -662,876 -25,988 -25,988 -128,245 -128,201 44
1989 642,921 643,012 91 -720,189 -720,189 -26,963 -26,963 -104,231 -104,139 92
1990 700,455 700,552 97 -757,758 -757,507 251 -34,588 -34,669 -81 -91,892 -91,624 268
1991 722,557 722,653 96 -733,335 -732,068 1,267 5,122 5,032 -90 -5,657 -4,383 1,274
1992 743,358 742,337 -1,021 -764,549 -758,481 6,068 -35,192 -35,230 -38 -56,383 -51,374 5,009
1993 773,387 769,919 -3,468 -826,020 -817,910 8,110 -38,137 -38,142 -5 -90,771 -86,133 4,638
1994 854,156 861,574 7,418 -948,849 -946,008 2,841 -38,845 -39,391 -546 -133,538 -123,825 9,713
1995 991,490 999,491 8,001 -1,086,539 -1,080,107 6,432 -34,046 -34,638 -592 -129,095 -115,254 13,841
1996 1,055,233 1,063,971 8,738 -1,163,450 -1,158,309 5,141 -39,968 -40,577 -609 -148,184 -134,915 13,269
1997 1,167,610 1,179,380 11,770 -1,295,530 -1,294,904 626 -38,526 -39,691 -1,165 -166,446 -155,215 11,231
1995:I 237,587 240,452 2,865 -263,845 -262,749 1,096 -8,451 -8,623 -172 -34,709 -30,920 3,789
II 246,787 247,013 226 -274,363 -272,451 1,912 -8,128 -8,110 18 -35,704 -33,548 2,156
III 250,734 253,187 2,453 -275,019 -273,127 1,892 -8,847 -8,938 -91 -33,132 -28,878 4,254
IV 256,382 258,837 2,455 -273,316 -271,784 1,532 -8,620 -8,967 -347 -25,554 -21,914 3,640
1996:I 256,382 260,386 4,004 -278,860 -278,128 732 -10,406 -10,473 -67 -32,884 -28,215 4,669
II 262,335 263,135 800 -289,231 -287,364 1,867 -8,689 -8,777 -88 -35,585 -33,006 2,579
III 261,979 262,430 451 -295,865 -293,777 2,088 -8,947 -9,043 -96 -42,833 -40,390 2,443
IV 274,545 278,017 3,472 -299,493 -299,036 457 -11,926 -12,284 -358 -36,874 -33,303 3,571
1997:I 279,320 283,765 4,445 -310,659 -311,881 -1,222 -8,577 -8,874 -297 -39,916 -36,990 2,926
II 293,668 295,287 1,619 -322,608 -321,342 1,266 -8,855 -9,035 -180 -37,795 -35,090 2,705
III 295,527 300,481 4,954 -329,571 -329,130 441 -9,070 -9,445 -375 -43,114 -38,094 5,020
IV 299,096 299,843 747 -332,691 -332,549 142 -12,024 -12,337 -313 -45,619 -45,043 576