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

Germany's current account surplus narrowed to EUR 15.3 billion in August of 2018 from EUR 17.8 billion in the same period of the previous year. The goods surplus declined to EUR 18.2 billion (from EUR 21.5 billion a year ago); the services gap widened slightly to EUR 5.6 billion (from EUR 5.4 billion), and the secondary income deficit increased a bit to EUR 3.8 billion (from EUR 3.5 billion). Meanwhile, the primary income surplus rose to EUR 6.5 billion (from EUR 5.2 billion a year earlier). Considering January to August of the year, the current account surplus widened to EUR 165.7 billion (from EUR 157.7 billion in the same period of 2017). Current Account in Germany averaged 4016.31 EUR Million from 1956 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 32728.79 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
2018-08-07 06:00 AM Current Account €26.2B €13.3B €21.2B €22.5B
2018-09-07 06:00 AM Current Account €15.3B €26.6B €20B €18.4B
2018-10-09 06:00 AM Current Account €15.3B €15.1B €16.2B €17.9B
2018-11-08 07:00 AM Current Account €15.3B €21.7B
2018-12-10 07:00 AM Current Account €19B


Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 17174.00 16492.74 25455.63 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Exports 105232.00 111035.70 118173.58 226.39 EUR Million [+]
Imports 88058.00 94542.96 94542.96 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 15300.00 15300.00 32728.79 -13042.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4882730.00 4648614.00 4882730.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 8.00 8.50 8.90 -1.70 percent [+]
Capital Flows 14585.16 5878.95 46686.40 -28680.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2480.00 24604.00 141351.00 -32189.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3369.80 3371.00 3468.60 3369.80 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 102.77 102.57 110.07 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 43.00 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15300.00 15300.00 32728.79 -13042.00 1956 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly




current account by Country
Country Last
Argentina -8292.00 Jun/18
Australia -13472.00 Jun/18
Brazil -717.20 Aug/18
Canada -15880.00 Jun/18
China 53.29 Jun/18
Euro Area 20.49 Aug/18
France -1609.00 Aug/18
Germany 15300.00 Aug/18
India -15807.13 Jun/18
Indonesia -8028.00 Jun/18
Italy 4994.00 Aug/18
Japan 1838.40 Aug/18
Mexico -3882.10 Jun/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 26400.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 19181.00 Jun/18
Singapore 22832.40 Jun/18
South Africa -163760.00 Jun/18
South Korea 8439.80 Aug/18
Spain 107.00 Jul/18
Switzerland 22143.83 Jun/18
Turkey 2592.00 Aug/18
United Kingdom -20317.00 Jun/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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