Singapore Current Account  1986-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Singapore's current account surplus narrowed to SGD 17.75 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 from SGD 18.49 billion in the same period of 2016. It was the smallest current account surplus since the first quarter 2016, as the goods surplus decreased to SGD 27.63 billion from SGD 28.26 billion a year earlier. In addition, the services deficit widened to SGD 2.38 billion from SGD 1.31 billion in Q4 2016. Meanwhile, the primary income deficit fell to SGD 5.39 billion from SGD 6.33 billion a year ago and the secondary income gap edged down to SGD 2.10 billion from SGD 2,12 billion. For full 2017, current account surplus widened to SGD 84.22 billion, from SGD 81.30 billion a year ago. Current Account in Singapore averaged 9086.04 SGD Million from 1986 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 23731.80 SGD Million in the third quarter of 2014 and a record low of -659.20 SGD Million in the first quarter of 1987.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-18 04:20 AM Current Account S$21.05B S$20.09BB S$ 24B
2017-11-23 03:00 AM Current Account S$21.69B S$19.81B S$ 25B
2018-02-20 06:30 AM Current Account S$17.75B S$25.05B S$19.5B
2018-05-25 12:00 AM Current Account S$17.75B S$ 25.9B
2018-08-18 04:20 AM Current Account S$ 18.4B
2018-11-23 03:00 AM Current Account S$ 25.2B


Singapore Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 5488.50 5948.63 7827.21 -1985.81 Million SGD [+]
Exports 43267.60 45097.96 46077.72 197.68 Million SGD [+]
Imports 37779.10 39149.33 44108.04 266.38 Million SGD [+]
Current Account 17751.50 25054.10 25054.10 -659.20 SGD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 19.50 19.00 26.10 -13.10 percent [+]
External Debt 0.00 0.00 130.60 0.00 SGD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 102.38 102.84 178.53 99.02 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 10835.30 13398.10 23813.20 -5008.50 SGD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1560456.00 1569264.00 1631950.00 147954.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 127.40 127.40 127.40 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 47.00 48.00 91.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 23354.10 19775.60 29895.30 -4441.60 SGD Million [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17751.50 25054.10 25054.10 -659.20 1986 - 2017 SGD Million Quarterly




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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