Japan Current Account  1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Japan's current account surplus edged down to 0.93 JPY trillion in June of 2017 from 0.98 JPY trillion in the same month a year ago but above market expectations of a 0.81 JPY trillion surplus. It was the lowest current account surplus since January 2017. The goods surplus narrowed to 0.52 JPY trillion, compared to a surplus of 0.76 JPY trillion in June 2016, as exports fell 9.7 percent and imports declined by 20.3 percent. The services account deficit narrowed to 0.05 JPY trillion from a 0.16 JPY trillion deficit, while the deficit of secondary income remained at 0.04 JPY trillion. In contrast, the surplus on primary income widened slightly to 0.5 JPY trillion from 0.4 JPY trillion a year ago. June data marks the 36th straight month of current account surplus. Current Account in Japan averaged 1091.85 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3360.40 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1456.10 JPY Billion in January of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-07 11:50 PM Apr ¥1952B ¥2907.7B ¥1700B ¥ 1900B
2017-07-09 11:50 PM May ¥1653.9B ¥1952B ¥1796.3B ¥ 1845.6B
2017-08-07 11:50 PM Jun ¥935B ¥1653.9B ¥ 814B ¥ 951B
2017-09-07 11:50 PM Jul ¥935B ¥ 1568.2B
2017-10-10 11:50 PM Aug ¥ 2080.1B
2017-11-08 11:50 PM Sep ¥ 2001.3B


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 418.77 439.91 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6494.89 6607.55 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6076.12 6167.65 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 934.60 1653.90 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 3.10 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 387147.00 399002.00 399002.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 104.30 102.90 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 14614.00 16182.00 44889.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 13292.00 20600.00 51843.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 21463000.00 14478000.00 22081000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2681500.00 2346500.00 2681500.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.20 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.45 0.00 2.52 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 13.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Japan Current Account Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
934.60 1653.90 3360.40 -1456.10 1985 - 2017 JPY Billion Monthly



current account by Country

Last
Australia -3108.00 Mar/17
Brazil -3403.80 Jul/17
Canada -14053.00 Mar/17
China 529.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 28.10 Jun/17
France -2137.00 Jun/17
Germany 23600.00 Jun/17
India -3432.97 Mar/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 5257.00 Jun/17
Japan 934.60 Jun/17
Mexico -6859.20 Mar/17
Netherlands 20180.90 Mar/17
Russia -300.00 Jun/17
South Korea 7007.00 Jun/17
Spain 2569.00 May/17
Switzerland 11118.00 Mar/17
Turkey -3763.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom -16895.00 Mar/17
United States -116781.00 Mar/17