France's current account deficit narrowed to EUR 1.9 billion in September 2018 from an upwardly revised EUR 2.0 billion in the previous month, as the goods account shortfall narrowed slightly to EUR 5.0 billion from EUR 5.1 billion. Meanwhile, the services surplus was virtually unchanged at EUR 2.4 billion and both primary income gap and secondary income deficit held steady at EUR 4.3 billion and EUR 3.7 billion, respectively. Current Account in France averaged 149.51 EUR Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4784 EUR Million in August of 1998 and a record low of -6148 EUR Million in June of 2014.

Current Account in France is expected to be -620.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in France to stand at -1720.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Current Account is projected to trend around -550.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-07 06:45 AM Current Account €0.5B €-2.3B €-2.3B
2018-10-05 06:45 AM Current Account €-1.6B €0.3B €-2B
2018-11-08 07:45 AM Current Account €-1.9B €-2B €-1.9B
2018-12-07 07:45 AM Current Account €-1.9B €-2.1B


France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -5663.00 -5701.00 2674.00 -7790.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 40417.00 41151.00 41798.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 46080.00 46852.00 46886.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -1918.00 -2045.00 4784.00 -6148.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5157170.00 5001019.00 5157170.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.80 -0.90 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 113.19 113.98 115.69 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1395.00 3013.00 18318.00 -8086.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 16179.00 -5512.00 36458.00 -31626.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 43.00 43.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2436.00 2436.00 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.96 5.60 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 5850.00 7353.00 7838.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 82600.00 84500.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 16.00 16.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2162.00 2278.00 4029.00 8.00 USD Million [+]

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France 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 - France Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1918.00 -2045.00 4784.00 -6148.00 1993 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly
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Argentina -8292.00 Jun/18
Australia -13472.00 Jun/18
Brazil 31.80 Sep/18
Canada -15880.00 Jun/18
China 160.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 24.07 Sep/18
France -1918.00 Sep/18
Germany 21141.17 Sep/18
India -15807.13 Jun/18
Indonesia -8846.10 Sep/18
Italy 3154.00 Sep/18
Japan 1821.60 Sep/18
Mexico -3882.10 Jun/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 26400.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 19181.00 Jun/18
Singapore 22832.40 Jun/18
South Africa -163760.00 Jun/18
South Korea 10831.40 Sep/18
Spain 1830.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 22143.83 Jun/18
Turkey 1830.00 Sep/18
United Kingdom -20317.00 Jun/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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