Euro Area Current Account  1999-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The current account surplus in the Euro Area narrowed to EUR 31.9 billion in July 2018 from EUR 42.9 billion in the same month of the previous year, as the goods surplus decreased to EUR 25.4 billion from EUR 32.6 billion and the primary income surplus fell to EUR 4.4 billion from EUR 10.5 billion. In addition, the secondary income deficit widened to EUR 12.5 billion from EUR 11.8 billion a year ago, while the services surplus rose to EUR 14.7 billion from EUR 11.7 billion. Current Account in the Euro Area averaged 7.18 EUR Billion from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 55.21 EUR Billion in December of 2015 and a record low of -28.62 EUR Billion in January of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-20 08:00 AM Current Account €4.6B €27.3B €17.4B
2018-08-17 08:00 AM Current Account €28.5B €6.6B €23.2B €36.2B
2018-09-19 08:00 AM Current Account €31.9B €28.8B €22.4B €45.1B
2018-10-19 08:00 AM Current Account €31.9B €36.3B
2018-11-19 09:00 AM Current Account €41.4B
2018-12-20 09:00 AM Current Account €37.7B


Euro Area Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 17555.60 22688.20 30074.90 -16510.20 EUR Million [+]
Exports 194631.60 198783.60 205851.80 53045.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 177076.00 176095.40 177310.60 55698.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 31.93 28.77 55.21 -28.62 EUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.50 3.40 3.50 -1.50 percent [+]
External Debt 13810662.00 13566525.00 14220708.00 5501622.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 6.13 35.18 101.03 -70.94 EUR Billion [+]
Gold Reserves 504.77 504.77 766.88 501.45 Tonnes [+]

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Euro Area 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 - Euro Area Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
31.93 28.77 55.21 -28.62 1999 - 2018 EUR Billion Monthly
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current account by Country
Country Last
Argentina -9623.00 Mar/18
Australia -13472.00 Jun/18
Brazil -717.20 Aug/18
Canada -15880.00 Jun/18
China 58.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 31.93 Jul/18
France 542.00 Jul/18
Germany 15300.00 Jul/18
India -15807.13 Jun/18
Indonesia -8028.00 Jun/18
Italy 8607.00 Jul/18
Japan 2010.00 Jul/18
Mexico -3882.10 Jun/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 22300.00 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 11065.00 Mar/18
Singapore 22832.40 Jun/18
South Africa -163760.00 Jun/18
South Korea 8757.80 Jul/18
Spain 490.00 Jun/18
Switzerland 22143.83 Jun/18
Turkey -1750.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom -17720.00 Mar/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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