Germany Current Account  1956-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

German current account surplus widened to EUR 25.4 billion in September 2017 from EUR 23.5 billion in the same month a year earlier, beating market expectations of a EUR 25 billion, the preliminary figure showed. It was the largest current account surplus since March, as the primary income surplus jumped to EUR 5.6 billion from EUR 3.9 billion in September 2016 while the goods surplus decreased slightly to EUR 25.4 billion from EUR 25.5 billion. Meanwhile, the secondary income gap went up to EUR 3.1 billion from EUR 2.7 billion and the service deficit declined to EUR 2.5 billion from EUR 3.2 billion. In January to September, the current account surplus narrowed to EUR 183.6 billion from EUR 191.1 billion in the same period of 2016. Current Account in Germany averaged 3316.54 EUR Million from 1956 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 30972.92 EUR Million in March of 2017 and a record low of -13042.72 EUR Million in January of 1997.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-08 06:00 AM Current Account €19.4B €25.0B € 19.5B
2017-10-10 06:00 AM Current Account €17.8B €19.6B €17.0B €18.9B
2017-11-09 07:00 AM Current Account €25.4B €18B €25.0B €25.1B
2017-12-08 07:00 AM Current Account €25.4B € 20.1B


Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 24100.00 20100.00 25751.07 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Exports 110400.00 103000.00 118335.00 226.39 EUR Million [+]
Imports 86300.00 82900.00 93036.00 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 25400.00 17847.51 30972.92 -13042.72 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4676221.00 4770189.00 4831883.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 8.30 8.60 8.60 -1.70 percent [+]
Capital Flows 28644.11 11258.45 48098.56 -28680.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 6195.14 3752.99 141351.68 -32189.54 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3374.14 3377.94 3468.60 3374.14 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 4.31 3.44 4.31 1.77 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 35555.00 34971.00 35555.00 14347.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 2813.00 1792.00 3310.00 12.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 43.00 42.00 79.00 42.00 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
25400.00 17847.51 30972.92 -13042.72 1956 - 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