Germany's current account surplus narrowed to EUR 18.3 billion in January 2019 from EUR 21.1 billion in the same month the previous year. The surplus of goods account decreased to EUR 15.1 billion from EUR 17.6 billion a year ago and the deficit of services account widened to 0.9 billion from EUR 0.4 billion. Meanwhile, the gap of secondary income was unchanged at EUR 5 billion and the primary income surplus widened to EUR 9.2 billion from EUR 8.9 billion a year earlier. Current Account in Germany averaged 3895.63 EUR Million from 1956 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 32686.70 EUR Million in March of 2017 and a record low of -9353 EUR Million in August of 2000.

Current Account in Germany is expected to be 25600.00 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 Germany to stand at 18400.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Current Account is projected to trend around 19100.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-10 07:00 AM Current Account €15.9B €21.4B €19B
2019-01-09 07:00 AM Current Account €21.4B €18.9B €25.5B €18.6B
2019-02-08 07:00 AM Current Account €21.0B €21.6B € 17.4B
2019-03-11 07:00 AM Current Account €18.3B €23.1B €16.8B
2019-04-08 06:00 AM Current Account €18.3B €17.5B
2019-05-10 06:00 AM Current Account €25.6B
2019-06-07 06:00 AM Current Account €21.1B


Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 14500.00 14346.78 25455.63 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 18328.50 23134.01 32686.70 -9353.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 8.00 8.50 8.90 -1.70 percent [+]
Imports 94356.00 81764.30 98536.00 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Exports 108851.00 96111.08 118140.36 226.39 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4886438.00 4882730.00 4886438.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 20177.74 35942.83 46159.18 -28680.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3121.05 9003.51 141351.68 -32189.54 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3369.70 3369.70 3468.60 3369.70 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 100.00 99.71 105.65 73.51 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.60 4.92 4.92 1.77 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 37452.00 35595.00 37452.00 14347.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 1653.00 2535.00 3310.00 12.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 39.00 39.00 79.00 39.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Germany 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 - Germany Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Germany Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18328.50 23134.01 32686.70 -9353.00 1956 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly




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