The current account surplus in the Netherlands increased to EUR 27.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 from EUR 24.1 billion in the same quarter of the previous year. The services surplus widened to EUR 5.1 billion from EUR 3.0 billion a year earlier and the primary income surplus rose to EUR 7.6 billion from EUR 3.5 billion. Meanwhile, the goods surplus narrowed to EUR 17.2 billion from EUR 18.6 billion a year ago, while the secondary income gap went up to EUR 2.4 billion from EUR 1.0 billion. Considering 2018 full year, the current account surplus widened to EUR 83.7 billion from EUR 77.2 billion in 2017. Current Account in Netherlands averaged 6935.28 EUR Million from 1982 until 2018, 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 26900.00 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 24500.00 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
2018-06-22 08:50 AM Current Account €21.8B €24.1B €25.1B
2018-09-21 11:30 AM Current Account €16.8B €20.1B €17.8B
2018-12-24 10:20 AM Current Account €20.5B €16.8B €19.1B
2019-03-26 11:00 AM Current Account €27.5B €19.4B € 22.6B
2019-06-24 09:00 AM Current Account €27.5B € 26.9B
2019-09-23 09:00 AM Current Account € 19.5B
2019-12-24 10:00 AM Current Account € 21.5B


Netherlands Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4154.00 5305.00 6491.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 27505.30 19373.90 27866.80 -14374.20 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 10.80 10.50 10.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 38586.00 39945.00 40580.00 584.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 42740.00 45250.00 45250.00 494.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 3921875.00 4088829.00 4089607.00 1818325.30 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.70 100.10 104.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 25105.40 20580.10 38120.90 -21724.30 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 37.10 41.10 171.00 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 19.00 87.00 11.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -113677.00 -92099.00 218650.00 -113677.00 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27505.30 19373.90 27866.80 -14374.20 1982 - 2018 EUR Million Quarterly




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