Greece’s current account surplus decreased to EUR 1.56 billion in August of 2018 from EUR 1.83 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. The services surplus narrowed to EUR 3.80 billion from EUR 3.86 billion a year ago, with tourism revenues increasing to EUR 3.60 billion from EUR 3.55 billion. Also, the goods deficit widened to EUR 1.70 billion from EUR 1.68 billion and the primary income gap rose to EUR 0.44 billion from EUR 0.25 billion. Meanwhile, the secondary income declined to EUR 0.10 billion from EUR 0.11 billion in August of 2017. In January to August, Greece’s current account deficit widened sharply to EUR 0.91 billion from the previous year’s EUR 0.52 billion. Current Account in Greece averaged -1093.73 EUR Million from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2601.44 EUR Million in July of 2013 and a record low of -4730.30 EUR Million in December of 2007.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-20 08:25 AM Current Account €0.21B €0.191B €0.8B
2018-09-20 08:00 AM Current Account €1.577B €0.21B €1.7B
2018-10-22 08:30 AM Current Account €1.564B €1.546B €2.1B
2018-11-20 09:30 AM Current Account €1.564B €1.3B
2018-12-21 09:00 AM Current Account €-0.7B


Greece Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1872.40 -1919.10 -716.80 -4328.60 EUR Million [+]
Exports 2655.30 2542.80 3005.30 691.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 4527.70 4461.90 6219.50 1919.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 1564.40 1546.20 2601.44 -4730.30 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.80 -1.10 -0.10 -15.20 percent [+]
External Debt 395304.50 401886.95 453124.10 142217.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 1325.60 1143.80 5937.60 -4086.60 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 70.80 78.60 247.30 50.50 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 113.00 113.00 132.56 107.21 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 4.14 4.22 5.91 3.43 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3603.60 3383.90 3603.60 109.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3024440.00 3674222.00 3826994.00 140107.00 persons [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 11.00 0.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 126.70 290.00 2608.90 -532.30 EUR Million [+]

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Greece 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 the latest reported value for - Greece Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Greece Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1564.40 1546.20 2601.44 -4730.30 1997 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly
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