France's current account deficit widened to EUR 2.3 billion in May 2021, from a revised EUR 2.0 billion in the previous month, as the secondary income gap was unchanged at EUR 3.83 billion and the services surplus declined to EUR 1.65 billion from EUR 2.37 billion. Meanwhile, the goods gap declined to EUR 3.88 billion from EUR 4.15 billion a month earlier and the primary income surplus increased to EUR 3.78 billion from EUR 3.58 billion. source: Banque de France

Current Account in France averaged -78.60 EUR Million from 1993 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4784 EUR Million in August of 1998 and a record low of -7527 EUR Million in June of 2020. This page provides - France Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.

Current Account in France is expected to be -2480.00 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 -2000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Current Account is projected to trend around -640.00 EUR Million in 2022 and -680.00 EUR Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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France Current Account

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2288.00 -2037.00 4784.00 -7527.00 1993 - 2021 EUR Million Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-04-08 06:45 AM Feb €-2.6B €-2B €-1.8B
2021-05-07 06:45 AM Mar €-2.9B €-2.2B €-3.2B
2021-06-08 06:45 AM Apr €-1.4B €-2.7B €-3.4B
2021-07-07 06:45 AM May €-2.3B €-2B €-2.0B
2021-08-06 06:45 AM Jun €-2.3B €-3.4B
2021-09-08 06:45 AM Jul
2021-10-07 06:45 AM Aug
2021-11-05 07:45 AM Sep


News Stream
French Current Account Gap Widens in May
France's current account deficit widened to EUR 2.3 billion in May 2021, from a revised EUR 2.0 billion in the previous month, as the secondary income gap was unchanged at EUR 3.83 billion and the services surplus declined to EUR 1.65 billion from EUR 2.37 billion. Meanwhile, the goods gap declined to EUR 3.88 billion from EUR 4.15 billion a month earlier and the primary income surplus increased to EUR 3.78 billion from EUR 3.58 billion.
2021-07-07
French Current Account Gap Falls in April
France's current account deficit narrowed to EUR 1.4 billion in April 2021, from a revised EUR 2.7 billion in the previous month, as the goods gap declined to EUR 4.0 billion from EUR 4.4 billion and the services surplus increased to EUR 2.7 billion from EUR 1.8 billion. Meanwhile, the primary income surplus was little changed at EUR 4.0 billion and the secondary income deficit was flat at EUR 4.1 billion.
2021-06-08
French Current Account Surplus Widens in March
France's current account deficit widened to EUR 2.9 billion in March 2021, from EUR 2.1 billion in the previous month, as the goods gap increased sharply to EUR 4.3 billion from EUR 2.5 billion and the secondary income deficit was unchanged at EUR 4.2 billion. Meanwhile, the services surplus rose to EUR 1.9 billion from EUR 1.0 billion in February and the primary income surplus edged up to EUR 3.7 billion from EUR 3.6 billion.
2021-05-07
France Posts Widest Current Account Gap in 5 Months
France's current account deficit rose to EUR 2.6 billion in February of 2021 from an upwardly revised EUR 2 billion in the previous month. It was the largest current account gap since last September, as the goods gap widened to EUR 3 billion from EUR 2.8 billion in January and the secondary income deficit remained sharp at EUR 4.2 billion. Meantime, the services surplus decreased slightly to EUR 1 billion from EUR 1.2 billion and the secondary income surplus also fell to EUR 3.6 billion from EUR 3.7 billion.
2021-04-08

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).