Argentina Current Account  1976-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Argentina’s current account deficit widened sharply to USD 8.738 billion in the last quarter of 2017 from USD 4.158 billion in the same period a year earlier. It was the largest deficit on record, as the goods account switched to a USD 2.510 billion deficit from a USD 737 million surplus in the same quarter of 2016. In addition, the services gap widened to USD 1.905 billion from USD 1.710 billion a year earlier and the primary income deficit widened to USD 4.329 billion from USD 3.428 billion, whereas the secondary income surplus dropped to USD 6 million from USD 243 million. In 2017 the current account deficit increased to USD 30.792 billion from USD 14.693 billion in 2016. Current Account in Argentina averaged -910.32 USD Million from 1976 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4297.83 USD Million in the second quarter of 2009 and a record low of -8738 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-27 08:20 PM Current Account -$5.954B $-6.935B $ -8.0B
2017-12-21 07:00 PM Current Account -$8.683B -$6.635B $ -6.5B
2018-03-22 07:00 PM Current Account $-8.7B $-8.3B $-9B $-9.2B
2018-06-26 07:00 PM Current Account $-8.7B $-9.4B
2018-09-27 08:20 PM Current Account $-8.6B
2018-12-27 07:00 PM Current Account $-8.8B


Argentina Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -611.00 -914.00 2543.00 -1510.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 5347.00 4283.00 8393.00 55.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 5958.00 5197.00 7671.00 36.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -8738.00 -8261.00 4297.83 -8738.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.80 -2.60 8.00 -4.80 percent [+]
External Debt 232951.95 217509.92 232951.95 87524.40 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 134.20 135.70 151.40 73.60 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 136.17 109.24 380.08 86.19 USD Millions [+]
Capital Flows -8335.94 -8412.15 7623.00 -8412.15 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 196000.00 269800.00 1851392.00 164300.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 61.70 56.12 61.74 0.28 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 480.00 486.00 855.00 454.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.81 0.50 2.81 0.36 [+]

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Argentina Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-8738.00 -8261.00 4297.83 -8738.00 1976 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -14024.00 Dec/17
Brazil 797.60 Mar/18
Canada -16346.00 Dec/17
China -282.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 40.55 Mar/18
France -1269.00 Mar/18
Germany 29100.00 Mar/18
India -13465.11 Dec/17
Indonesia -5500.00 Mar/18
Italy 3408.00 Mar/18
Japan 3122.30 Mar/18
Mexico -3206.60 Dec/17
Netherlands 20903.90 Dec/17
Russia 28800.00 Mar/18
South Korea 5180.00 Mar/18
Spain -450.00 Feb/18
Switzerland 19679.42 Dec/17
Turkey -4812.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -18443.00 Dec/17
United States -128158.00 Dec/17


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