Japan Current Account  1985-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Japan's current account surplus fell to JPY 2.08 trillion in February of 2018 from JPY 2.91 trillion in the same month a year ago while markets estimated a surplus of JPY 2.16 trillion. The goods surplus declined sharply to JPY 1.89 trillion (from JPY 10.78 trillion a year earlier) as exports grew by 0.9 percent year-on-year while imports surged 17.8 percent. Also, the primary income surplus narrowed to JPY 19.48 trillion (from JPY 20.02 trillion). At the same time, the deficit of secondary income increased to JYP 1.84 trillion (from JPY 1.75 trillion). Meanwhile, the services surplus was recorded at JPY 1.23 trillion (from JPY 0.06 trillion). Current Account in Japan averaged 1113.44 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 -1456.10 JPY Billion in January of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥0.797T ¥1.347T ¥1.018T ¥ 1.1T
2018-03-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥0.607T ¥0.797T ¥310.0B ¥0.5T
2018-04-08 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2.076T ¥0.607T ¥2160B ¥ 2T
2018-05-09 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2.076T ¥ 2.1T
2018-06-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥ 2.5T
2018-07-08 11:50 PM Current Account ¥ 2.6T


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 797.35 2.55 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 7381.87 6463.31 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6584.53 6460.75 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2076.00 607.40 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 3.10 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 404921.00 408292.00 408292.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 100.20 99.50 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 8202.00 18142.00 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 15267.00 11814.00 51843.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 14040000.00 18713000.00 23192000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2607900.00 2509300.00 2681500.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.22 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.60 2.45 3.60 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2076.00 607.40 3360.40 -1456.10 1985 - 2018 JPY Billion Monthly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -14024.00 Dec/17
Brazil 283.20 Feb/18
Canada -16346.00 Dec/17
China 622.83 Dec/17
Euro Area 22.73 Feb/18
France -1986.00 Feb/18
Germany 20700.00 Feb/18
India -13465.11 Dec/17
Indonesia -5760.70 Dec/17
Italy 838.60 Feb/18
Japan 2076.00 Feb/18
Mexico -3206.60 Dec/17
Netherlands 20903.90 Dec/17
Russia 28800.00 Mar/18
South Korea 4030.00 Feb/18
Spain -445.00 Jan/18
Switzerland 19679.42 Dec/17
Turkey -4152.00 Feb/18
United Kingdom -18443.00 Dec/17
United States -128158.00 Dec/17


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