Portugal Current Account  1996-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Portuguese current account switched into a EUR 208.7 million surplus in November of 2017 from a EUR 135.8 million deficit a year earlier. The services surplus widened sharply to EUR 1287 million from EUR 803 million a year earlier, namely transport (EUR 308 million from EUR 209 million) and tourism (EUR 677 million from EUR 516 million). Also, the secondary income surplus went up to EUR 120.6 million from EUR 103 million, with workers remittances rising to EUR 238 million from EUR 234 million. On the other hand, the services gap increased to EUR 758 million from EUR 729 million and the primary income deficit also went up to EUR 440 million from EUR 312 million. Current Account in Portugal averaged -797.14 EUR Million from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1100.99 EUR Million in July of 2016 and a record low of -2590.60 EUR Million in June of 2010.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-21 11:05 AM Current Account €217.55M €1001.9M €551M
2017-12-20 11:05 AM Current Account €283.2M €217.6M €650M
2018-01-18 11:30 AM Current Account €208.7M €283.2M €-160M
2018-02-21 11:30 AM Current Account €208.7M € 220.7M
2018-03-20 11:30 AM Current Account € 139.5M
2018-04-18 10:30 AM Current Account € 84.6M


Portugal Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -867.03 -1478.95 3.55 -2524.87 EUR Million [+]
Exports 5216.56 4886.48 5241.04 1.69 EUR Million [+]
Imports 6083.60 6365.42 6365.42 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 208.73 283.21 1100.99 -2590.60 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.80 0.10 3.10 -14.70 percent [+]
External Debt 406677.51 406576.00 421132.40 56392.07 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 620.19 812.47 1936.87 -2366.47 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 246.39 683.70 6288.10 -3307.52 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 283.36 275.90 515.40 153.66 EUR Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 1004.94 1556.73 2004.34 199.98 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 382.51 382.51 606.76 382.48 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.06 1.85 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2261582.00 4171906.00 5241544.00 88000.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 169.00 7.00 169.00 1.00 USD Million [+]

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Portugal 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 the latest reported value for - Portugal Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Portugal Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
208.73 283.21 1100.99 -2590.60 1996 - 2017 EUR Million Monthly
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current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -9125.00 Sep/17
Brazil -2388.00 Nov/17
Canada -19346.00 Sep/17
China 404.75 Sep/17
Euro Area 37.83 Nov/17
France -3260.00 Nov/17
Germany 25409.39 Nov/17
India -7200.00 Sep/17
Indonesia -4336.80 Sep/17
Italy 4881.00 Nov/17
Japan 1347.30 Nov/17
Mexico -5527.90 Sep/17
Netherlands 18090.30 Sep/17
Russia 17800.00 Dec/17
South Korea 7430.00 Nov/17
Spain 1678.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 13029.77 Sep/17
Turkey -4200.00 Nov/17
United Kingdom -22784.00 Sep/17
United States -100600.00 Sep/17


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