Japan's current account surplus widened to JPY 1660 billion in September of 2020 from JPY 1592 billion in the same month of the previous year and compared to market expectations of JPY 1995 billion. The goods & services account posted a JPY 681 billion surplus compared to a JPY 17 billion deficit a year ago. Meanwhile, the primary income surplus narrowed to JPY 1714 billion from JPY 1845 billion while the secondary income gap widened to JPY 735 billion from JPY 235 billion. source: Ministry of Finance, Japan
Current Account in Japan averaged 1153.23 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 3360.38 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1456.11 JPY Billion in January of 2014. This page provides - Japan Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.
Current Account in Japan is expected to be 510.00 JPY Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Japan to stand at 1600.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account is projected to trend around 440.00 JPY Billion in 2021 and 650.00 JPY Billion in 2022, according to our econometric models.