Euro Area Current Account  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Eurozone's current account surplus fell to EUR 32.5 billion in July 2017 from EUR 36.8 billion in the same month of the previous year, as the goods surplus narrowed to EUR 30.9 billion from EUR 33.6 billion in July 2016 and the services surplus declined to EUR 5.2 billion from EUR 8.6 billion. In addition, the secondary income gap widened to EUR 12.6 billion from EUR 10.9 billion a year ago while the primary income surplus went up to EUR 9.0 billion from EUR 5.4 billion. In the first seven months of the year, the current account surplus decreased to EUR 171.7 billion from EUR 206.3 billion in the same period of 2016. Current Account in the Euro Area averaged 5.84 EUR Billion from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 44.72 EUR Billion in March of 2017 and a record low of -28.51 EUR Billion in January of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-20 08:00 AM Current Account €18.3B €22.8B € 20.8B
2017-08-18 08:00 AM Current Account €28.1B €17.9B € 37.4B
2017-09-19 08:00 AM Current Account €32.5B €29.8B € 32.6B
2017-10-20 08:00 AM Current Account €32.5B €26.2B €25.4B
2017-11-17 09:00 AM Current Account € 23.9B
2017-12-20 09:00 AM Current Account € 26.9B


Euro Area Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 16086.90 22309.40 30100.80 -16510.20 EUR Million [+]
Exports 171526.90 178091.40 205410.10 53045.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 155439.90 155782.00 176509.50 55698.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 32.50 29.80 44.72 -28.51 EUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.30 3.20 3.30 -1.40 percent [+]
External Debt 13888577.58 13959630.30 13959630.30 5501622.07 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 43.91 95.70 95.70 -71.22 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
32.50 29.80 44.72 -28.51 1999 - 2017 EUR Billion Monthly
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current account by Country

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Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil -302.50 Aug/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 508.87 Jun/17
Euro Area 32.50 Jul/17
France -1468.00 Aug/17
Germany 17800.00 Aug/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 8625.00 Jul/17
Japan 2380.40 Aug/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 6061.10 Aug/17
Spain 2977.00 Jul/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -1237.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17