The current account surplus in the Netherlands shrank to EUR 18.1 billion in the first quarter of 2019 from EUR 20.1 billion in the same quarter of the previous year. The goods surplus decreased to EUR 17.6 billion from EUR 19.4 billion a year ago while the services surplus widened to EUR 4.5 billion from EUR 1.5 billion. Meantime, the primary income account shifted to an EUR 1.5 billion deficit from an EUR 1.3 billion surplus in Q1 2018 and the secondary income gap rose to EUR 2.5 billion from EUR 2.1 billion. Current Account in Netherlands averaged 7010.07 EUR Million from 1982 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 27866.80 EUR Million in the first quarter of 2015 and a record low of -14374.20 EUR Million in the second quarter of 2015.

Current Account in Netherlands is expected to be 19500.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Netherlands to stand at 24200.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Current Account is projected to trend around 19500.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-21 11:30 AM Current Account Q2 €16.8B €20.1B €17.8B
2018-12-24 10:20 AM Current Account Q3 €20.5B €16.8B €19.1B
2019-03-26 11:00 AM Current Account Q4 €27.5B €19.4B € 22.6B
2019-06-24 11:00 AM Current Account Q1 €18.1B €28.2B € 26.9B
2019-09-23 09:00 AM Current Account Q2 €18.1B € 19.5B
2019-12-24 10:00 AM Current Account Q3 € 21.5B


Netherlands Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 5158.00 5328.00 6491.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 18079.00 28164.00 28164.00 -14374.20 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 10.80 10.50 10.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 36705.00 39367.00 40540.00 584.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 41863.00 44695.00 45377.00 494.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 3795904.00 3921875.00 4089607.00 1818325.30 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.40 102.20 104.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 19939.80 25105.40 38120.90 -21724.30 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 37.90 37.10 171.00 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 612.50 612.50 911.82 612.45 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 1.96 2.41 2.78 0.18 [+]
Weapons Sales 369.00 1132.00 1213.00 5.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 21.00 87.00 11.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -19677.00 -186670.00 189388.00 -186670.00 EUR Million [+]

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Netherlands 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 the latest reported value for - Netherlands Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Netherlands Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18079.00 28164.00 28164.00 -14374.20 1982 - 2019 EUR Million Quarterly




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