Romania's current account deficit widened to EUR 1.68 billion in April 2021, from EUR 1.28 billion in the same period last year, as the goods gap increased sharply to EUR 2.01 billion from EUR 1.76 billion and the primary income deficit rose to EUR 0.52 billion from EUR 0.42 billion. Meanwhile, the services surplus was little-changed at EUR 0.77 billion, while the secondary income surplus edged down to EUR 0.09 billion from EUR 0.13 billion. Considering January-April, the current account deficit widened to EUR 4.71 billion, from EUR 2.27 billion in the same period of 2021. source: National Bank of Romania

Current Account in Romania averaged -495.40 EUR Million from 1997 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 871 EUR Million in March of 2015 and a record low of -2344 EUR Million in May of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Romania Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Romania Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Current Account in Romania is expected to be -1090.00 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 Romania to stand at -1400.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Romania Current Account is projected to trend around -1450.00 EUR Million in 2022 and -1400.00 EUR Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Romania Current Account

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1675.00 -1394.00 871.00 -2344.00 1997 - 2021 EUR Million Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-16 11:00 AM Jan €-239M €-1320M
2021-04-13 08:45 AM Feb €-1463M €-164M
2021-05-14 12:20 PM Mar €-1406M €-1303M
2021-06-14 10:00 AM Apr €-1675M €-1394M €-1600M
2021-07-14 10:00 AM May €-1675M
2021-08-13 10:00 AM Jun
2021-09-13 10:00 AM Jul
2021-10-14 10:00 AM Aug


News Stream
Romania Current Account Gap Widens in April
Romania's current account deficit widened to EUR 1.68 billion in April 2021, from EUR 1.28 billion in the same period last year, as the goods gap increased sharply to EUR 2.01 billion from EUR 1.76 billion and the primary income deficit rose to EUR 0.52 billion from EUR 0.42 billion. Meanwhile, the services surplus was little-changed at EUR 0.77 billion, while the secondary income surplus edged down to EUR 0.09 billion from EUR 0.13 billion. Considering January-April, the current account deficit widened to EUR 4.71 billion, from EUR 2.27 billion in the same period of 2021.
2021-06-14
Romania Current Account Deficit Widens in March
Romania's current account deficit widened to EUR 1,406 million in March 2021, from EUR 559 million in the same month last year, as the goods deficit increased to EUR 2,329 million from EUR 1,888 million and the services surplus was down to EUR 794 million from EUR 947 million. Meantime, the primary income account switched into a deficit of EUR 280 million from a EUR 205 million surplus, while the secondary income surplus rose to EUR 409 million from EUR 176 million.
2021-05-14
Romania Current Account Deficit Shrinks in January
Romania's current account deficit shrank to EUR 239 million in January 2021, from EUR 376 million in the same month last year, as the goods deficit decreased to EUR 1,243 million from EUR 1,299 million and the services surplus was up to EUR 775 million from EUR 549 million. Meantime, the primary income surplus narrowed to EUR 356 million from EUR 387 million while the secondary income deficit rose to EUR 128 million from EUR 13 million.
2021-03-16
Romania Current Account Gap Widens in December
Romania's current account deficit widened to EUR 1.32 billion in December 2020, from EUR 0.82 billion in the same month last year, as the goods deficit increased to EUR 2.04 billion from EUR 1.80 billion and the primary income gap rose to EUR 0.47 billion from EUR 0.15 billion. Meanwhile, the services surplus was up to EUR 0.78 billion from EUR 0.71 billion while the secondary income surplus was unchanged at EUR 0.41 billion. Considering 2020 full year, the current account deficit widened to EUR 10.98 billion from EUR 10.48 billion in 2019.
2021-02-15

Romania 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).