Mexico Current Account  1960-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Mexico's current account deficit increased to USD 3.21 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 from an upwardly revised 2.62 billion shortfall in the same quarter of the previous year. Figures came worse than market expectations of a USD 2.0 billion gap, as the goods deficit enlarged to USD 1.85 billion from USD 0.82 billion, due to a sharp rise in the gap of oil products which increased to USD 5.09 billion from USD 3.78 billion. Also, the services balance shifted to a USD 2.03 billion deficit from a USD 2.46 billion surplus and the primary income balance swung to a USD 6.59 billion gap from a USD 6.15 billion surplus. Meanwhile, the secondary income surplus widened to USD 7.26 billion from USD 6.81 billion, as workers' remittances rose to USD 7.51 billion from USD 6.93 billion. In 2017, the current account gap shrank to USD 18.8 billion from USD 22.8 billion in 2016. Current Account in Mexico averaged -2005.45 USD Million from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2173.80 USD Million in the first quarter of 1984 and a record low of -10202.70 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-25 02:00 PM Current Account $-321M $-8398M $-4070M $ -7106.7M
2017-11-24 03:00 PM Current Account $-5528M $129M $-7200M $ -6105M
2018-02-23 03:00 PM Current Account $-3207M $-5173M $-2M $ -3300M
2018-05-25 02:00 PM Current Account $-3207M $ -3430.4M
2018-08-24 02:00 PM Current Account $ -3263M
2018-11-23 03:00 PM Current Account $ -3388.2M


Mexico Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1062.00 -4408.00 1710.25 -4408.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 35210.22 30730.09 37479.84 1225.59 USD Million [+]
Imports 34147.78 35138.40 38967.21 647.02 USD Million [+]
Current Account -3206.60 -5173.00 2173.80 -10202.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.60 -2.10 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
External Debt 437366.80 447687.80 447687.80 0.70 MXN Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 48.79 48.56 106.34 43.37 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5903.80 5522.30 20854.60 -63.90 USD Million [+]
Remittances 7505.50 7319.70 7505.50 158.70 USD Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 1913874.10 1940695.66 2242779.66 158919.00 USD Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1936.81 1971.24 2682.33 56.59 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 120.20 120.31 125.35 2.55 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 1903.00 1896.00 3547.00 1761.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.29 3.72 4.51 1.35 [+]
Capital Flows 204.90 -17.70 12079.70 -3457.70 USD Million [+]

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Mexico 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 - Mexico Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mexico Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3206.60 -5173.00 2173.80 -10202.70 1960 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly
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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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