Austria’s current account surplus narrowed to EUR 1.91 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 from EUR 2.35 in the same period of the previous year. The services surplus decreased to EUR 2.43 billion from EUR 2.67 billion a year earlier and the primary income surplus fell to EUR 0.25 billion from EUR 0.40 billion. Additionally, the secondary income gap widened to EUR 1.02 billion from EUR 0.59 billion. Meanwhile, the goods account shifted to a EUR 0.25 billion surplus from a EUR 0.13 billion deficit in the last quarter of 2017. Considering full 2018, the current account posted a surplus of EUR 8.99 billion compared to a EUR 7.22 billion surplus in 2017. Current Account in Austria averaged 997.66 EUR Million from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 6171 EUR Million in the first quarter of 2008 and a record low of -2353 EUR Million in the second quarter of 1996.

Current Account in Austria is expected to be 1220.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Austria to stand at 828.46 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Austria Current Account is projected to trend around 1220.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-29 08:00 AM Current Account €5293M €2288M €3569M
2018-09-28 08:00 AM Current Account €992M €5320M €1522M
2018-12-21 09:00 AM Current Account €850M €961M €1476M
2019-03-29 09:00 AM Current Account €1907M €692M € 1220M
2019-06-28 08:00 AM Current Account €1907M € 4150M
2019-09-30 08:00 AM Current Account
2019-12-23 09:00 AM Current Account


Austria Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -287.00 -397.00 581.00 -1256.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 1907.00 692.00 6171.00 -2353.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.30 2.00 4.50 -5.10 percent [+]
Imports 13153.00 12970.00 14723.00 61.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 12867.00 12573.00 14125.00 59.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 565352.00 580026.00 633042.00 129499.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 332.00 393.00 7779.00 -4752.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 77.00 57.00 104.00 53.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3974.74 4197.92 5421.70 355.20 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 280.00 280.00 407.48 279.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 1.85 1.52 3.16 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 22.00 15.00 348.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 13.00 12.00 25.00 11.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -2252.00 9032.00 55085.00 -24174.00 EUR Million [+]

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Austria 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 - Austria Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Austria Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1907.00 692.00 6171.00 -2353.00 1995 - 2018 EUR Million Quarterly




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