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

Japan's current account surplus increased to 2.32 JPY trillion in July of 2017 from 1.94 JPY trillion in the same month a year ago, above market expectations of a 2.1 JPY trillion surplus. It was the largest current account surplus since March as the surplus on primary income widened to 2.15 JPY trillion from 1.69 JPY trillion a year ago. On the other hand, the goods surplus narrowed to 0.57 JPY trillion, compared to a surplus of 0.60 JPY trillion in July 2016, as exports fell 15.4 percent and imports declined by 25.9 percent. The services account deficit widened to 0.24 JPY trillion from a 0.20 JPY trillion deficit and the deficit of secondary income increased to 0.16 JPY trillion from a 0.15 JPY trillion. July data marks the 37th straight month of current account surplus. Current Account in Japan averaged 1103.33 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 TEForecast
2017-07-09 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1653.9B ¥1952B ¥1796.3B ¥ 1845.6B
2017-08-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥935B ¥1653.9B ¥ 814B ¥ 951B
2017-09-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2,320B ¥935B ¥2058.6B ¥1900B
2017-10-10 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2,320B ¥ 2080.1B
2017-11-08 11:50 PM Current Account ¥ 2001.3B
2017-12-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥ 1929.5B


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 113.64 421.74 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6278.04 6495.23 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6164.40 6073.50 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2320.00 934.60 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 3.10 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 390590.00 387147.00 399002.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 105.20 104.30 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 11811.00 14614.00 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 8395.00 13292.00 51843.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 21463000.00 14478000.00 22081000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2477500.00 2681500.00 2681500.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.22 765.22 753.54 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

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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2320.00 934.60 3360.40 -1456.10 1985 - 2017 JPY Billion Monthly




current account by Country

Last
Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil -3403.80 Jul/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 529.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 32.50 Jul/17
France -4199.00 Jul/17
Germany 19400.00 Jul/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 8625.00 Jul/17
Japan 2320.00 Jul/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia -300.00 Jun/17
South Korea 7261.30 Jul/17
Spain 1411.00 Jun/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -5121.00 Jul/17
United Kingdom -16895.00 Mar/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17