Argentina posted a current account deficit of USD 1,130 million in the first quarter of 2022, switching from a USD 438 million surplus in the corresponding period of the previous year. The goods surplus narrowed to USD 2,620 million from USD 3,242 million a year earlier and the services account gap widened markedly to USD 2,009 million, from USD 615 million. Meanwhile, the primary income deficit narrowed to USD 2,150 million from USD 2,511 million and the secondary income superavit went up to USD 409 million from USD 321 million. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC)

Current Account in Argentina averaged -948.86 USD Million from 1976 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 4297.83 USD Million in the second quarter of 2009 and a record low of -9388.49 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Current Account in Argentina is expected to be -310.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Argentina Current Account is projected to trend around -950.00 USD Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Argentina Current Account



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-03-22 07:00 PM Q4 $373M $3444M $2187M
2022-06-28 07:00 PM Q1 $-1130M $373M $-1100M
2022-09-22 07:00 PM Q2 $-1130M $-310M


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 356.00 1454.00 USD Million May 2022
Current Account -1130.00 373.00 USD Million Mar 2022
Current Account to GDP 1.00 0.90 percent of GDP Dec 2021
Exports 8226.00 8337.00 USD Million May 2022
Imports 7870.00 6883.00 USD Million May 2022
External Debt 266740.07 268416.30 USD Million Dec 2021
Terms of Trade 154.20 144.30 points Mar 2022
Capital Flows -1566.31 514.07 USD Million Mar 2022

Argentina 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).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1130.00 373.00 4297.83 -9388.49 1976 - 2022 USD Million Quarterly

News Stream
Argentina Current Account Swings to Deficit in Q1
Argentina posted a current account deficit of USD 1,130 million in the first quarter of 2022, switching from a USD 438 million surplus in the corresponding period of the previous year. The goods surplus narrowed to USD 2,620 million from USD 3,242 million a year earlier and the services account gap widened markedly to USD 2,009 million, from USD 615 million. Meanwhile, the primary income deficit narrowed to USD 2,150 million from USD 2,511 million and the secondary income superavit went up to USD 409 million from USD 321 million.
2022-06-28
Argentina Current Account Balance Swings to Surplus in Q4
Argentina recorded a current account surplus of USD 373 million in the fourth quarter of 2022, switching from a USD 1.235 million deficit in the corresponding period of the previous year. The goods surplus widened to USD 3.627 million from USD 1.295 million a year earlier and the secondary income account surplus rose to USD 408 million from USD 179 million. Meanwhile, the services gap advanced to USD 1.308 million from USD 618 million and the primary income shortfall went up to USD 2.355 million from USD 2.091 million.
2022-03-22
Argentina Current Account Surplus Widens More than Expected
Argentina's current account surplus widened to USD 3,287 million in the third quarter of 2021 from USD 1,176.9 million in the corresponding period of the previous year and compared to market expectations of a USD 2300 million surplus. The goods surplus increased to USD 6,659 million from USD 4,069 a year ago, and the secondary income surplus rose to USD 335 million from USD 289 million. Meanwhile, the services gap widened to USD 916 million from USD 600 million, and the primary income shortfall went to USD 2,791 million from USD 2,581 million.
2021-12-21