Japan's current account surplus came in at JPY 2.00 trillion in July 2019, little-changed from last year's JPY 2.03 trillion and below market expectations of JPY 2.08 trillion. The primary income surplus stood at JPY 2.39 trillion, compared to JPY 2.36 trillion in the same month a year ago, while the secondary income deficit decreased to JPY 0.09 trillion from JPY 0.17 trillion. Meanwhile, the goods and services gap widened to JPY 0.30 trillion from JPY 0.17 trillion a year earlier. Current Account in Japan averaged 1142.66 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3360.40 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1456.11 JPY Billion in January of 2014.

Current Account in Japan is expected to be 1750.00 JPY Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Japan to stand at 1250.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account is projected to trend around 440.00 JPY Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-09 11:50 PM Current Account Apr ¥1707B ¥2848B ¥1515.5B ¥1670B
2019-07-07 11:50 PM Current Account May ¥1594.8B ¥1707.4B ¥1385B ¥1550B
2019-08-07 11:50 PM Current Account Jun ¥1211.2B ¥1594.8B ¥1140B ¥1170B
2019-09-08 11:50 PM Current Account Jul ¥1999.9B ¥1211.2B ¥2083.2B ¥1980B
2019-10-07 11:50 PM Current Account Aug ¥1999.9B ¥1790B
2019-11-10 11:50 PM Current Account Sep ¥1750B
2019-12-08 11:50 PM Current Account Oct ¥1250B


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -136.30 -250.70 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 1999.92 1211.17 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.50 4.00 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 6277.28 6894.06 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6140.95 6643.19 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 456947.00 462696.00 462696.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 98.60 99.30 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12360.55 14725.53 70854.65 -3825.00 JPY Hundred Million [+]
Capital Flows 8373.00 37129.00 51996.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 18922000.00 19930000.00 28213000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2520100.00 2991200.00 2991200.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.20 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.93 3.60 3.60 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 5.00 13.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Japan 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 - Japan Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1999.92 1211.17 3360.40 -1456.11 1985 - 2019 JPY Billion Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -3849.43 Mar/19
Australia 5853.00 Jun/19
Brazil -4274.30 Aug/19
Canada -6380.00 Jun/19
China 570.00 Jun/19
Euro Area 29.84 Jul/19
France 173.00 Jul/19
Germany 22100.00 Jul/19
India -4600.00 Mar/19
Indonesia -8442.80 Jun/19
Italy 8420.80 Jul/19
Japan 1999.92 Jul/19
Mexico 5142.70 Jun/19
Netherlands 18079.00 Mar/19
Russia 12100.00 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 11518.00 Mar/19
Singapore 21497.50 Jun/19
South Africa -204100.00 Jun/19
South Korea 6949.40 Jul/19
Spain 2050.00 Jun/19
Switzerland 21272.85 Jun/19
Turkey 1158.00 Jul/19
United Kingdom -30045.00 Mar/19
United States -128188.00 Jun/19


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