Japan Current Account  1985-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Japan's current account surplus narrowed to JPY 2.01 trillion in July of 2018 from JPY 2.35 trillion in the same month a year ago but beating market estimates of a JPY 1.85 trillion surplus. The goods account posted a small deficit of JPY 1 billion, reversing from a JPY 0.57 trillion surplus in July 2017, as imports jumped 16.6 percent year-on-year while exports advanced at a softer 6.2 percent. Additionally, the secondary income deficit increased slightly to JPY 0.17 trillion (from JPY 0.16 trillion). Meantime, the primary income surplus rose to JPY 2.35 trillion (from JPY 2.16 trillion a year ago) while the services deficit narrowed to JPY 0.17 trillion (from JPY 0.23 trillion). Current Account in Japan averaged 1127.49 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
2018-07-08 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1.938T ¥1.845T ¥1240.2B ¥ 1.6T
2018-08-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥1.176T ¥1.938T ¥1195.8B ¥ 1.4T
2018-09-09 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2.010T ¥1.176T ¥1.852T ¥ 1.5T
2018-10-08 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2.010T ¥ 2.1T
2018-11-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥ 2T
2018-12-09 11:50 PM Current Account ¥ 2T


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -444.59 -231.93 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6691.56 6747.93 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 7136.16 6979.86 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2010.00 1175.60 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.02 3.70 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 426882.00 413448.00 426882.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 96.00 96.00 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 11334.00 16333.00 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows -8462.00 5749.00 51917.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 17929000.00 18634000.00 27665000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2577800.00 2832000.00 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 4.00 4.00 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2010.00 1175.60 3360.40 -1456.11 1985 - 2018 JPY Billion Monthly




current account by Country
Country Last
Argentina -9623.00 Mar/18
Australia -13472.00 Jun/18
Brazil -4433.00 Jul/18
Canada -15880.00 Jun/18
China 58.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 31.93 Jul/18
France 542.00 Jul/18
Germany 15300.00 Jul/18
India -15807.13 Jun/18
Indonesia -8028.00 Jun/18
Italy 8607.00 Jul/18
Japan 2010.00 Jul/18
Mexico -3882.10 Jun/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 22300.00 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 11065.00 Mar/18
Singapore 22832.40 Jun/18
South Africa -163760.00 Jun/18
South Korea 8757.80 Jul/18
Spain 490.00 Jun/18
Switzerland 18134.28 Mar/18
Turkey -1750.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom -17720.00 Mar/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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