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Balance of Payments » Current accounts - Primary income receipts (BoP, current US$)

(BoP, current US$)

The United States of America is being the top country by primary income receipts (bop, current US$) in the world. As of 2015, primary income receipts (bop, current US$) in the United States of America was 782,915 million bop, current US$ that accounts for 22.08 % of the world's primary income receipts (bop, current US$). The top 5 countries (others are Netherlands, Japan, China, and Luxembourg) account for 48.60 % of it. The world's total primary income receipts (bop, current US$) was estimated at 3,545,735 million bop, current US$ in 2015.

Income receipts refer to employee compensation paid to resident workers working abroad and investment income (receipts on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments, and receipts on reserve assets). Income derived from the use of intangible assets is excluded.