France posted a current account surplus of EUR 0.9 billion in January 2019, the first since February last year and compared to December's deficit of EUR 0.1 billion, as the goods gap narrowed to EUR 2.4 billion from EUR 3.8 billion. Meanwhile, the services surplus decreased to EUR 2.7 billion from EUR 3.1 billion a month earlier and the primary income surplus was unchanged at EUR 4.4 billion, the secondary income deficit edged higher to EUR 3.8 billion from EUR 3.7 billion. Current Account in France averaged 205.23 EUR Million from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4784 EUR Million in August of 1998 and a record low of -6645 EUR Million in June of 2014.

Current Account in France is expected to be -2200.00 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 -590.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Current Account is projected to trend around -780.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-07 07:45 AM Current Account €-0.7B €-1.9B €-2.1B
2019-01-08 07:45 AM Current Account €-2.8B €-0.3B € -1.4B
2019-02-07 07:45 AM Current Account €-1.1B €-3.0B €-0.6B
2019-03-08 07:45 AM Current Account €0.9B €-0.1B €-0.2B
2019-04-05 06:45 AM Current Account €0.9B €-1.2B
2019-05-07 06:45 AM Current Account €-2.2B
2019-06-07 06:45 AM Current Account €-1.6B


France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4195.00 -3570.00 2674.00 -7401.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 898.00 -66.00 4784.00 -6645.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.80 -0.90 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Imports 46651.00 46469.00 47463.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 42457.00 42899.00 43262.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5157170.00 5001019.00 5157170.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 115.87 115.31 115.87 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 4051.00 5192.00 18318.00 -8086.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -15446.00 24896.00 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 5.48 5.96 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3715.00 3418.00 7838.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 82600.00 84500.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
898.00 -66.00 4784.00 -6645.00 1993 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -7591.00 Sep/18
Australia -7203.00 Dec/18
Brazil -6548.40 Jan/19
Canada -15483.00 Dec/18
China 546.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 9.33 Jan/19
France 898.00 Jan/19
Germany 18328.50 Jan/19
India -19100.00 Sep/18
Indonesia -9148.00 Dec/18
Italy 3.00 Jan/19
Japan 600.40 Jan/19
Mexico -3424.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 20484.80 Sep/18
Russia 38800.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 29583.00 Sep/18
Singapore 17796.10 Dec/18
South Africa -110158.00 Dec/18
South Korea 2772.30 Jan/19
Spain 4670.00 Dec/18
Switzerland 14596.00 Sep/18
Turkey -813.00 Jan/19
United Kingdom -26522.00 Sep/18
United States -124817.00 Sep/18


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