Japan current account surplus fell to JPY 1309.9 billion in October of 2018 from JPY 2188.5 a year earlier and below market expectations of JPY 1384.2 billion. The goods and services account switched to a JY 5547 billion deficit from a JPY 4064 billion surplus a year earlier and the secondary income gap widened to JPY 1827 billion from JPY 1605 billion. On the other hand, the primary income surplus went up to JPY 20472 billion from JPY 19426 billion. Current Account in Japan averaged 1131.45 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2018, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-09 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2.010T ¥1.176T ¥1.852T ¥ 1.5T
2018-10-08 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1.838T ¥2.010T ¥1896.6B ¥ 2.3T
2018-11-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1.822T ¥1.838T ¥1772.6B ¥ 2T
2018-12-09 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1309.9B ¥1821.6B ¥1.384.2T ¥ 1.4T
2019-01-10 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1309.9B
2019-02-07 11:50 PM Current Account
2019-03-07 11:50 PM Current Account


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -449.26 131.34 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 1309.90 1821.60 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.02 3.70 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 7692.69 6588.09 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 7243.43 6719.42 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 426882.00 413946.00 426882.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 95.00 95.90 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12535.00 13545.00 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 15337.00 31777.00 51917.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 18476000.00 17647000.00 27665000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2640600.00 2159600.00 2900700.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.20 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.60 2.45 3.60 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1309.90 1821.60 3360.40 -1456.11 1985 - 2018 JPY Billion Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -8292.00 Jun/18
Australia -10688.00 Sep/18
Brazil 329.00 Oct/18
Canada -10343.00 Sep/18
China 160.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 24.07 Sep/18
France -684.00 Oct/18
Germany 15900.00 Oct/18
India -19100.00 Sep/18
Indonesia -8846.10 Sep/18
Italy 3154.00 Sep/18
Japan 1309.90 Oct/18
Mexico -5081.50 Sep/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 26400.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 19181.00 Jun/18
Singapore 23400.20 Sep/18
South Africa -176577.00 Sep/18
South Korea 9190.00 Oct/18
Spain 899.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 22143.83 Jun/18
Turkey 2770.00 Oct/18
United Kingdom -20317.00 Jun/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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