The animated video with commentary shows:
What is included within Balance of Payments before focusing on the current account
It then shows the credits and debits within the current account from 1955 onwards before showing the surplus or deficits in each year
Finally it shows the different contributions to the current deficit in 2010
Source: Office for National Statistics
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