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

Eurozone's current account surplus widened to EUR 41.8 billion in September of 2017 from EUR 35.3 billion a year earlier. It is the biggest surplus ever for a September month. The goods surplus widened to EUR 34.1 billion from EUR 33.7 billion; the services surplus increased to EUR 10.9 billion from EUR 6.7 billion and the primary income surplus rose to EUR 8.7 billion from EUR 6.1 billion. On the other hand, the secondary income gap went up to EUR 12 billion from a EUR 11.2 billion deficit a year earlier. Current Account in the Euro Area averaged 5.88 EUR Billion from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 55.50 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
2017-09-19 08:00 AM Current Account €32.5B €29.8B € 32.6B
2017-10-20 08:00 AM Current Account €29.6B €37.1B €26.2B €25.4B
2017-11-17 09:00 AM Current Account €41.8B €30.8B €30.2B €32.2B
2017-12-20 09:00 AM Current Account €41.8B € 26.9B
2018-01-19 09:00 AM Current Account
2018-02-19 09:00 AM Current Account


Euro Area Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 26364.90 15511.10 30115.50 -16510.20 EUR Million [+]
Exports 187068.20 171439.20 205339.60 53045.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 160703.30 155928.10 176550.40 55698.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 41.81 30.75 55.50 -28.62 EUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.30 3.20 3.30 -1.40 percent [+]
External Debt 13888577.58 14242703.75 14242703.75 5501622.07 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 80.32 38.33 85.30 -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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
41.81 30.75 55.50 -28.62 1999 - 2017 EUR Billion Monthly
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current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -9125.00 Sep/17
Brazil -343.00 Oct/17
Canada -19346.00 Sep/17
China 371.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 41.81 Sep/17
France -2227.00 Oct/17
Germany 18100.00 Oct/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4336.80 Sep/17
Italy 4307.00 Sep/17
Japan 2176.40 Oct/17
Mexico -5527.90 Sep/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 5720.00 Oct/17
Spain 2359.00 Sep/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -3827.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17