France posted a current account deficit of EUR 0.8 billion in February 2019, compared to a downwardly revised EUR 0.3 billion surplus in the previous month, as the secondary income gap was unchanged at EUR 3.8 billion while the services surplus narrowed sharply to EUR 1.4 billion from EUR 2.7 billion. Meanwhile, the goods deficit edged down to EUR 2.8 billion from EUR 2.9 billion a month earlier and the primary income surplus increased to EUR 4.4 billion from EUR 4.3 billion. Current Account in France averaged 226.47 EUR Million from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4784 EUR Million in August of 1998 and a record low of -6601 EUR Million in June of 2014.

Current Account in France is expected to be -2100.00 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 France to stand at -2600.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Current Account is projected to trend around -780.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-08 07:45 AM Current Account €-2.8B €-0.3B € -1.4B
2019-02-07 07:45 AM Current Account €-1.1B €-3.0B €-0.6B
2019-03-08 07:45 AM Current Account €0.9B €-0.1B €-0.2B
2019-04-05 06:45 AM Current Account €-0.8B €0.3B €-1.2B
2019-05-07 06:45 AM Current Account €-0.8B €-2.2B
2019-06-07 06:45 AM Current Account €-1.6B
2019-07-05 06:45 AM Current Account €-3.6B


France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4002.00 -4213.00 2674.00 -7284.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -778.00 285.00 4784.00 -6601.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.30 -0.60 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Imports 46859.00 46682.00 47564.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 42858.00 42469.00 43425.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5157170.00 5001019.00 5157170.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 114.48 115.87 115.87 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3837.00 4051.00 18318.00 -8086.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -7227.00 -15446.00 36458.00 -31626.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 43.00 43.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2436.00 2436.00 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.48 5.96 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2810.00 3715.00 7838.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 82600.00 84500.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 15.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2162.00 2278.00 4029.00 8.00 USD Million [+]

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France 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 - France Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-778.00 285.00 4784.00 -6601.00 1993 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -2317.00 Dec/18
Australia -7203.00 Dec/18
Brazil -1134.00 Feb/19
Canada -15483.00 Dec/18
China 545.99 Dec/18
Euro Area 15.50 Feb/19
France -778.00 Feb/19
Germany 16300.00 Feb/19
India -16899.55 Dec/18
Indonesia -9148.00 Dec/18
Italy 3252.80 Feb/19
Japan 2676.85 Feb/19
Mexico -3424.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 27505.30 Dec/18
Russia 32800.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 18521.00 Dec/18
Singapore 17796.10 Dec/18
South Africa -110158.00 Dec/18
South Korea 3601.90 Feb/19
Spain -1472.00 Jan/19
Switzerland 15181.70 Dec/18
Turkey -718.00 Feb/19
United Kingdom -23707.00 Dec/18
United States -134377.00 Dec/18


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