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

The Eurozone's current account surplus narrowed to EUR 40.6 billion in March 2018 from EUR 45.2 billion in the same month of the previous year. The goods surplus decreased to EUR 37.3 billion from EUR 37.9 billion in March 2017, and the primary income surplus fell to EUR 7.1 billion from EUR 11.5 billion. In addition, the secondary income deficit rose to EUR 12.8 billion from EUR 11.7 billion a year ago, while the services surplus increased to EUR 8.9 billion from EUR 7.5 billion. In the first quarter of the year, the current account surplus widened to EUR 77.9 billion from EUR 62.6 billion in the same period of 2017. Current Account in the Euro Area averaged 6.88 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
2018-03-22 09:00 AM Current Account €12.8B €46.8B €9.1B
2018-04-19 08:00 AM Current Account €22.7B €12.6B €27.2B
2018-05-18 08:00 AM Current Account €40.6B €24.2B €47.1B
2018-06-19 08:00 AM Current Account €40.6B €22.5B
2018-07-20 08:00 AM Current Account €17.4B
2018-08-17 08:00 AM Current Account €36.2B


Euro Area Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 26932.60 19242.10 30074.90 -16510.20 EUR Million [+]
Exports 199939.90 177124.30 205929.40 53045.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 173007.30 157882.20 177393.70 55698.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 40.55 24.24 55.21 -28.62 EUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.50 3.40 3.50 -1.50 percent [+]
External Debt 13514526.34 13700905.11 14242703.75 5501622.07 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 85.70 18.87 101.03 -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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40.55 24.24 55.21 -28.62 1999 - 2018 EUR Billion Monthly
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current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -14024.00 Dec/17
Brazil 620.00 Apr/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 -6940.80 Mar/18
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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