Japan's current account surplus fell to JPY 757.2 billion in November 2018 from JPY 1340.7 billion a year earlier, but well above market expectations of JPY 567.6 billion. The goods account switched to a JPY 559.1 billion deficit from a JPY 199.1 billion surplus a year earlier, while the services account surplus narrowed modestly to JPY 12.1 billion from JPY 18.9 billion. In contrast, the primary income surplus widened to JPY 1438.8 billion from JPY 1330.2 billion a year earlier, whereas the secondary income deficit narrowed to JPY 134.6 billion from JPY 207.5 billion. Current Account in Japan averaged 1130.64 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3360.40 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1456.11 JPY Billion in January of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-08 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1.838T ¥2.010T ¥1896.6B ¥ 2.3T
2018-11-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1.822T ¥1.838T ¥1772.6B ¥ 2T
2018-12-09 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1309.9B ¥1821.6B ¥1.384.2T ¥ 1.4T
2019-01-10 11:50 PM Current Account ¥757.2B ¥1309.9B ¥567.6B ¥ 1000B
2019-02-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥757.2B
2019-03-07 11:50 PM Current Account
2019-04-07 11:50 PM Current Account


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -55.29 -737.71 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 757.22 1309.86 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.02 3.70 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 7079.28 7665.73 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 7024.00 6928.02 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 446531.00 426882.00 446531.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 96.20 93.80 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 22692.42 7851.08 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 11120.00 15337.00 51917.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 22140000.00 23883000.00 27665000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2631800.00 2450800.00 2900700.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.20 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.60 2.45 3.60 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 13.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
757.22 1309.86 3360.40 -1456.11 1985 - 2018 JPY Billion Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -7591.00 Sep/18
Australia -10688.00 Sep/18
Brazil -795.30 Nov/18
Canada -10343.00 Sep/18
China 233.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 23.25 Nov/18
France -2756.00 Nov/18
Germany 21400.00 Nov/18
India -19100.00 Sep/18
Indonesia -8846.10 Sep/18
Italy 4805.70 Nov/18
Japan 757.22 Nov/18
Mexico -5081.50 Sep/18
Netherlands 20484.80 Sep/18
Russia 38800.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 29583.00 Sep/18
Singapore 23400.20 Sep/18
South Africa -176577.00 Sep/18
South Korea 5063.40 Nov/18
Spain 294.00 Oct/18
Switzerland 14596.00 Sep/18
Turkey 986.00 Nov/18
United Kingdom -26522.00 Sep/18
United States -124817.00 Sep/18


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