France Current Account  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

French current account deficit widened to EUR 3.1 billion in September 2017 from EUR 2.3 billion in the same month a year earlier. The goods and services deficit rose to EUR 4.1 billion from EUR 3.0 billion a year ago, and the secondary income gap increased slightly to EUR 3.8 billion from EUR 3.7 billion. Meanwhile, the primary income surplus went up to EUR 4.8 billion from EUR 4.5 billion in September 2016. In January to September, the current account deficit widened to EUR 20.7 billion from EUR 13.8 billion in the same period of 2016. Current Account in France averaged 32.84 EUR Million from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4784 EUR Million in August of 1998 and a record low of -6463 EUR Million in June of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-07 06:45 AM Current Account €-4.2B €-2.4B € -2.3B
2017-10-06 06:45 AM Current Account €-1.50B €-4.30B € -2.9B
2017-11-08 07:45 AM Current Account €-3.1B €-1.50B €-2.2B
2017-12-07 07:45 AM Current Account €-3.1B € -2.8B


France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4669.00 -4195.00 2674.00 -7927.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 40295.00 40187.00 40371.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 44964.00 44382.00 45187.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -3090.00 -1672.00 4784.00 -6463.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4735352.00 4902448.00 4902448.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.90 -0.20 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 115.09 114.93 115.70 89.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2948.00 2936.00 20881.00 -8809.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -2859.00 1724.00 59842.00 -48842.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 50.00 50.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2435.91 2435.91 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.60 4.55 5.60 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 4331.00 6127.00 6170.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 84500.00 83800.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 16.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2226.00 2080.00 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3090.00 -1672.00 4784.00 -6463.00 1993 - 2017 EUR Million Monthly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil 434.00 Sep/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 371.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 41.81 Sep/17
France -3090.00 Sep/17
Germany 25400.00 Sep/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4336.80 Sep/17
Italy 4307.00 Sep/17
Japan 2271.20 Sep/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 12205.00 Sep/17
Spain 2618.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -4527.00 Sep/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17