Greece Current Account  1997-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Greek current account surplus increased to EUR 1,569.4 million in July of 2017 from EUR 1,356.1 million in the same month a year earlier. It is the biggest current account surplus since August last year, mainly attributable to a rise in the services account surplus (EUR 3,241.2 million from EUR 2,992.2 million in July 2016), as tourism revenues rose to EUR 2,925.2 million from EUR 2,777.4 million in the same period of 2016. Also, there was a decline in the deficit of the primary account (EUR -98.3 million from EUR -247.9 million) and secondary income account (EUR -64.8 million from EUR -111.2 million). Conversely, the goods deficit widened to EUR 1,508.7 million from EUR 1,277.0 million. Considering the January to July period, the current account posted a EUR 1.23 billion deficit, lower than a EUR 1.44 billion shortfall in the corresponding period of 2016. Current Account in Greece averaged -1138.54 EUR Million from 1997 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2601.40 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
2017-07-21 08:00 AM Current Account €-0.58B €-0.46B € -0.77B
2017-08-21 08:00 AM Current Account €0.84B €-0.58B € 0.75B
2017-09-20 08:15 AM Current Account €1.57B €0.842B € 0.76B
2017-10-23 08:00 AM Current Account €1.57B € 1.81B
2017-11-20 09:00 AM Current Account € 0.18B
2017-12-21 09:00 AM Current Account € -0.21B


Greece Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1633.40 -1513.80 -716.90 -4328.60 EUR Million [+]
Exports 2016.30 2410.90 2766.00 691.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 3649.70 3924.70 6219.50 1919.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 1569.40 842.30 2601.40 -4730.30 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.60 0.10 0.10 -15.20 percent [+]
External Debt 432179.88 432392.38 444999.89 142217.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 1036.60 654.67 5937.62 -4086.57 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 80.00 78.60 247.30 50.50 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 112.87 112.84 132.56 107.21 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2.00 2.00 11.00 0.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 179.50 536.70 2608.90 -532.30 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 4.22 4.98 5.91 3.43 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2046.80 1093.60 3477.70 109.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1922299.00 951991.00 3303014.00 140107.00 persons [+]

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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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1569.40 842.30 2601.40 -4730.30 1997 - 2017 EUR Million Monthly




current account by Country

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Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil -302.50 Aug/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 508.87 Jun/17
Euro Area 32.50 Jul/17
France -1468.00 Aug/17
Germany 17800.00 Aug/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 8625.00 Jul/17
Japan 2380.40 Aug/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 6061.10 Aug/17
Spain 2977.00 Jul/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -1237.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17