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Balance of Payments » Current accounts - Secondary income receipts in current prices

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The United States of America is the top country by secondary income receipts in the world. As of 2016, secondary income receipts in the United States of America was 128,172 million US dollars that accounts for 19.72 % of the world's secondary income receipts. The top 5 countries (others are Germany, Switzerland, China, and the United Kingdom) account for 46.16 % of it. The world's total secondary income receipts was estimated at 649,972 million US dollars in 2016.

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Current transfers (receipts) are recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars.