Japan's current account surplus widened to JPY 600.4 billion in January 2019 from JPY 592.4 billion a year earlier and well above market expectations of JPY 179.3 billion. The services account shortfall narrowed to JPY 151.2 billion from JPY 163.1 billion in January 2018. Also, the primary account surplus increased to JPY 1759.2 billion from JPY 1529.0 billion and the secondary income account gap shrank to JPY 42.8 billion from JPY 112.9 billion. On the other hand, the goods account deficit rose to JPY 964.8 billion from JPY 660.7 billion a year earlier. Current Account in Japan averaged 1127.68 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2019, 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
2018-12-09 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 ¥453B ¥0.757T ¥429.8B ¥700B
2019-03-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥600.4B ¥452.8B ¥179.3B ¥250B
2019-04-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥600.4B
2019-05-09 11:50 PM Current Account
2019-06-09 11:50 PM Current Account


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 339.00 -1415.64 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 600.40 452.80 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.02 3.70 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 6045.27 6990.32 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6384.27 5574.68 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 442747.00 446531.00 446531.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 98.40 98.60 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 71136.92 10090.78 71136.92 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 27127.00 1839.00 51917.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 13289000.00 18906000.00 27665000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2689400.00 2631800.00 2900700.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.20 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.93 3.60 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
600.40 452.80 3360.40 -1456.11 1985 - 2019 JPY Billion Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -7591.00 Sep/18
Australia -7203.00 Dec/18
Brazil -6548.40 Jan/19
Canada -15483.00 Dec/18
China 546.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 32.99 Dec/18
France 898.00 Jan/19
Germany 18300.00 Jan/19
India -19100.00 Sep/18
Indonesia -9148.00 Dec/18
Italy 4211.00 Dec/18
Japan 600.40 Jan/19
Mexico -3424.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 20484.80 Sep/18
Russia 38800.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 29583.00 Sep/18
Singapore 17796.10 Dec/18
South Africa -110158.00 Dec/18
South Korea 2772.30 Jan/19
Spain 4670.00 Dec/18
Switzerland 14596.00 Sep/18
Turkey -813.00 Jan/19
United Kingdom -26522.00 Sep/18
United States -124817.00 Sep/18


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