Japan Current Account to GDP  1980-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Japan recorded a Current Account surplus of 4.02 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Japan averaged 2.51 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4.70 percent in 2007 and a record low of -1 percent in 1980.

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Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -578.32 624.57 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6323.32 6822.35 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6901.65 6197.78 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 1938.30 1845.12 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.02 3.70 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 413448.00 404921.00 413448.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 96.60 98.30 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5651.00 13647.52 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 33063.00 4298.00 51917.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 23582000.00 16296000.00 23582000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2675000.00 2900700.00 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 to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Japan Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.02 3.70 4.70 -1.00 1980 - 2017 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17
Germany 8.00 Dec/17
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17
Japan 4.02 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17
Italy 2.80 Dec/17
Spain 1.90 Dec/17
Russia 1.80 Dec/16
China 1.30 Dec/17
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
France -0.80 Dec/17
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17
India -1.90 Dec/17
United States -2.40 Dec/17
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Australia -3.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17


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