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

The current account surplus in the Eurozone fell to EUR 4.6 billion in May of 2018 from EUR 15.6 billion a year earlier. It is the lowest surplus since January of 2017 when a EUR 1.56 billion deficit was recorded. The goods surplus shrank to EUR 20.9 billion from EUR 29.4 billion and the primary income gap widened to EUR 17.9 billion from a EUR 12.2 billion deficit. On the other hand, the services surplus went up to EUR 8.1 billion from EUR 6.6 billion and the secondary income gap fell to EUR 6.5 billion from EUR 8.2 billion. Current Account in the Euro Area averaged 6.97 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
2018-05-18 08:00 AM Current Account €40.6B €24.2B €47.1B
2018-06-19 08:00 AM Current Account €26.2B €41.3B €22.5B
2018-07-20 08:00 AM Current Account €4.6B €27.3B €17.4B
2018-08-17 08:00 AM Current Account €4.6B €36.2B
2018-09-19 08:00 AM Current Account €45.1B
2018-10-19 08:00 AM Current Account €41.3B


Euro Area Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 16514.10 16685.80 30074.90 -16510.20 EUR Million [+]
Exports 189592.50 183151.70 205923.60 53045.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 173078.50 166465.80 177365.90 55698.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 4.62 27.31 55.21 -28.62 EUR Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.50 3.40 3.50 -1.50 percent [+]
External Debt 13514526.00 13740658.00 14231805.00 5501622.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -14.74 -7.55 101.03 -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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.62 27.31 55.21 -28.62 1999 - 2018 EUR Billion Monthly
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current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -10469.00 Mar/18
Brazil 729.20 May/18
Canada -19496.00 Mar/18
China -341.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 4.62 May/18
France -2917.00 May/18
Germany 12588.73 May/18
India -13000.00 Mar/18
Indonesia -5500.00 Mar/18
Italy 2226.00 May/18
Japan 1938.30 May/18
Mexico -6940.80 Mar/18
Netherlands 21821.00 Mar/18
Russia 22300.00 Jun/18
South Korea 8680.00 May/18
Spain -1516.00 Apr/18
Switzerland 18134.28 Mar/18
Turkey -5890.00 May/18
United Kingdom -17720.00 Mar/18
United States -124105.00 Mar/18


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