Australia Current Account  1959-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Australia’s current account deficit widened to AUD 13.472 billion in the second quarter of 2018 from an upwardly revised AUD 11.678 billion gap in the previous quarter and higher than market expectations of a AUD 11.50 billion gap. The balance on goods and services surplus fell by AUD 532 million to AUD 2.812 billion. In addition, the secondary income deficit went up by AUD 161 million to AUD 351 million and the primary income deficit rose by AUD 1.102 billion to AUD 15.934 billion. Current Account in Australia averaged -5306.25 AUD Million from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13500 AUD Million in the second quarter of 2018 and a record low of -22594 AUD Million in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-06 12:30 AM Current Account A$-14B A$-9.1B A$-12.6B A$ -12B
2018-06-05 01:30 AM Current Account A$-10.5B A$-14.7B A$-9.95B A$ -13.5B
2018-09-04 01:30 AM Current Account A$-13.5B A$-11.7B A$-11.5B A$ -10.7B
2018-12-05 12:30 AM Current Account A$-13.5B A$ -13.2B


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1604.00 1548.00 4510.00 -4214.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 36562.00 36377.00 36701.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 34958.00 34828.00 34958.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -13472.00 -11678.00 277.00 -22497.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -1.40 2.30 -7.30 percent [+]
External Debt 2045588.00 2005834.00 2045588.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 87.70 89.10 106.40 47.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 60499.00 64825.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 12538.00 7111.00 25377.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 774400.00 646700.00 1015000.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 68.70 72.80 79.85 68.70 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 279.00 272.00 781.00 243.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.09 2.74 3.11 0.01 [+]
Weapons Sales 97.00 134.00 158.00 2.00 USD Million [+]

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Australia 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 - Australia Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-13472.00 -11678.00 277.00 -22497.00 1959 - 2018 AUD Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Argentina -8292.00 Jun/18
Australia -13472.00 Jun/18
Brazil -717.20 Aug/18
Canada -15880.00 Jun/18
China 53.29 Jun/18
Euro Area 31.93 Jul/18
France -1609.00 Aug/18
Germany 15300.00 Aug/18
India -15807.13 Jun/18
Indonesia -8028.00 Jun/18
Italy 8607.00 Jul/18
Japan 1838.40 Aug/18
Mexico -3882.10 Jun/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 26400.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 19181.00 Jun/18
Singapore 22832.40 Jun/18
South Africa -163760.00 Jun/18
South Korea 8439.80 Aug/18
Spain 107.00 Jul/18
Switzerland 22143.83 Jun/18
Turkey 2592.00 Aug/18
United Kingdom -20317.00 Jun/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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