India Current Account  1949-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

India's current account deficit widened to USD 7.2 billion, or 1.2 percent of GDP, in the three months to September of 2017, from USD 3.4 billion, or 0.6 percent of GDP, in the same period a year earlier. The trade deficit increased to USD 32.8 billion from USD 25.6 billion a year ago with imports rising more than exports. In addition, the services surplus fell to USD 16.3 billion from USD 18.4 billion the previous year and the secondary income surplus declined to USD 13.9 billion from 15.7 billion. The primary income gap narrowed to USD 8.1 billion from USD 8.5 billion a year ago. Considering April to September of 2017-18, the current account deficit widened sharply to USD 22.2 billion from USD 3.8 billion in the previous fiscal year. Current Account in India averaged -1860.60 USD Million from 1949 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7360 USD Million in the first quarter of 2004 and a record low of -31857.18 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-15 12:00 PM Current Account $-3.4B $-7.9B $ -3.5B
2017-09-15 12:25 PM Current Account $-14.3B $-3.4B $ -4.1B
2017-12-13 12:00 PM Current Account $-7.2B $-15.0B $ -8B
2018-03-13 12:00 PM Current Account $-7.2B $ -7.6B
2018-06-15 12:00 PM Current Account $ -5.9B
2018-09-15 12:25 PM Current Account $ -8.2B


India Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -14880.19 -13829.20 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Exports 27030.27 26195.76 30541.44 59.01 USD Million [+]
Imports 41910.50 40025.00 45281.90 117.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account -7200.00 -15000.00 7360.00 -31857.18 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.70 -1.06 2.28 -4.80 percent [+]
External Debt 495700.00 485800.00 495700.00 96392.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 71.80 57.90 100.00 57.90 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -34.56 8.42 766.97 -271.47 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1571.00 1108.00 8579.00 -60.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 11373.60 10097.59 12293.40 5999.10 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1005000.00 876000.00 1037000.00 129286.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 557.79 557.79 557.79 357.75 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 744.00 745.00 813.48 526.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.53 7.48 8.09 7.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 42.00 42.00 42.00 0.00 USD Million [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7200.00 -15000.00 7360.00 -31857.18 1949 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly
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current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -9125.00 Sep/17
Brazil -2388.00 Nov/17
Canada -19346.00 Sep/17
China 404.75 Sep/17
Euro Area 35.90 Oct/17
France -3260.00 Nov/17
Germany 25400.00 Nov/17
India -7200.00 Sep/17
Indonesia -4336.80 Sep/17
Italy 6551.00 Oct/17
Japan 1347.30 Nov/17
Mexico -5527.90 Sep/17
Netherlands 18090.30 Sep/17
Russia 17800.00 Dec/17
South Korea 7430.00 Nov/17
Spain 1678.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 13029.77 Sep/17
Turkey -4200.00 Nov/17
United Kingdom -22784.00 Sep/17
United States -100600.00 Sep/17


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