Germany Current Account  1956-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The German current account surplus widened sharply to EUR 22.7 billion in April 2018 from EUR 16.7 billion in the same month a year earlier, beating market expectations of EUR 20 billion, a preliminary estimate showed. The goods surplus increased to EUR 22.5 billion from EUR 19.7 billion in April 2017 and the secondary income gap went down sharply to EUR 2.7 billion from EUR 8.3 billion. Meanwhile, the primary income surplus fell to EUR 3.5 billion from EUR 5.9 billion a year ago and the services deficit rose slightly to EUR 0.7 billion from EUR 0.5 billion. Considering the first four months of the year, the current account surplus widened to EUR 94.2 billion from EUR 84.6 billion in the same period of 2017. Current Account in Germany averaged 3949.19 EUR Million from 1956 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 32718.50 EUR Million in March of 2017 and a record low of -13042 EUR Million in January of 1997.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-09 06:00 AM Current Account €20.7B €20.3B €22.7B
2018-05-08 06:00 AM Current Account €29.1B €21.7B €27B €32.0B
2018-06-08 06:00 AM Current Account €22.7B €29.6B €20B €16.2B
2018-07-09 06:00 AM Current Account €22.7B €14.6B
2018-08-07 06:00 AM Current Account €22.6B
2018-09-07 06:00 AM Current Account €18.4B


Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 20413.00 24740.70 25455.63 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Exports 110273.00 116216.45 118173.58 226.39 EUR Million [+]
Imports 89860.00 91475.76 93035.90 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 22700.00 29600.00 32718.50 -13042.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4583404.00 4628099.00 4831883.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 8.00 8.50 8.90 -1.70 percent [+]
Capital Flows 27778.01 15944.69 46686.40 -28680.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 4802.00 11774.00 141351.00 -32189.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3371.00 3373.60 3468.60 3371.00 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 103.89 104.30 110.07 76.60 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.92 4.31 4.92 1.77 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 37452.00 35595.00 37452.00 14347.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 1653.00 2535.00 3310.00 12.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 43.00 44.00 79.00 38.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22700.00 29600.00 32718.50 -13042.00 1956 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -10469.00 Mar/18
Brazil 620.00 Apr/18
Canada -19496.00 Mar/18
China -282.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 26.20 Apr/18
France -1146.00 Apr/18
Germany 22700.00 Apr/18
India -13000.00 Mar/18
Indonesia -5500.00 Mar/18
Italy 3009.00 Apr/18
Japan 1845.10 Apr/18
Mexico -6940.80 Mar/18
Netherlands 20903.90 Dec/17
Russia 28800.00 Mar/18
South Korea 1770.00 Apr/18
Spain 904.00 Mar/18
Switzerland 19679.42 Dec/17
Turkey -5426.00 Apr/18
United Kingdom -18443.00 Dec/17
United States -124105.00 Mar/18


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