Croatia's current account surplus widened to EUR 4.57 billion in the third quarter of 2019 from EUR 3.80 billion in the same period last year, as the services surplus increased to EUR 6.63 billion from EUR 6.11 billion and the secondary income surplus rose to EUR 0.55 billion from EUR 0.46 billion. Meanwhile, the goods deficit was little-changed at EUR 2.36 billion, compared to EUR 2.38 billion, while the primary income gap narrowed to EUR 0.25 billion from EUR 0.39 billion. Considering January to September, the current account surplus widened to EUR 2.13 billion from EUR 1.85 billion in the same period of 2018.
Current Account in Croatia averaged -244.40 EUR Million from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4567.60 EUR Million in the third quarter of 2019 and a record low of -2403.80 EUR Million in the first quarter of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Croatia Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.
Current Account in Croatia is expected to be -1500.00 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 Croatia to stand at -650.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Croatia Current Account is projected to trend around -300.00 EUR Million in 2021, according to our econometric models.