United States
The US economy is fueled by abundant natural resources, a well-developed infrastructure, and high productivity. Main industries are petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing and mining. It mostly exports agricultural products, fuels and mining products and manufactured value-added products.

Descreptive Data

Unemployment, %3.7
Ages 15-24 Population Ratio, %46.595
Population Over 65, %20
Net Migration Rate4500000
EIU Country Risk Score22
Fitch Sovereign RatingAAA
S&P Sovereign RatingAA+
Moody's Sovereign Rating
Big Mac Index5.51

Economic Data

2015201620172018
Ability to Pay
Budget Surplus/def (%GDP)
Currency Reserves ex Gold (BLN USD)107106112
GDP per Capita (USD)56175576085979262518
GDP Value (BLN USD)181211862519485
Real GDP YOY%2.9%1.5%2.2%
Reserves 1Y Chg (%)-11%-0.2%5.6%
Total External Debt (%GDP)74%77%82%
Total External Debt (BLN USD)133371424816037
Inflation (Risk)
CPI (yoy %)0.1%1.3%2.1%
Trade Balance
Current Account (% of GDP)-2.4%-2.4%-2.3%
Exports (BLN USD)144713891501
Imports (BLN USD)224221892343
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment (%)5.3%4.9%4.4%

Financial Data

2015201620172018
Credit Market (Risk)
10Y Bond Spread (10Y UST)2.32.42.42.7
5Y CDS20
Equity & Banking Sector (Risk)
1Y Price Change (%) (SPX Index)-0.7%9.5%19%-6.4%
EIU Banking Risk242325
Foreign Exchange (Risk)
3 Month Deposit (%)0.7%1.5%1.7%2.8%
FX Vol - 3M Implied Vol9.9117.37.3
Historical 3M Volatility109.25.97
Real Effective Exchange Rate114117112120
Real Rates (%)0.5%0.3%-0.4%

Political Risk

2015201620172018
Political Risk Exposure
EIU Political Risk151920
Risk From Doing Business
Ease of Doing Business Rank7786
Starting a Business Rank44455149
Risk From Government
WGI Control Of Corruption1.41.31.4
WGI Govt Effectiveness1.51.51.6
WGI Regulatory Quality1.31.51.6
WGI Rule Of Law1.61.71.6
Deviation of United States's risk relative to Geo Peers
-100 = min risk100 = max risk,
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