France posted a current account deficit of EUR 0.8 billion in June 2019 compared to a revised EUR 0.045 billion gap in May and market expectations of EUR 0.56 billion shortfall. The goods gap increased sharply to EUR 4.0 billion from EUR 2.2 billion a month earlier while the services surplus rose to EUR 2.7 billion from EUR 1.8 billion. Meantime, the primary income surplus was unchanged at EUR 4.3 billion and the secondary income gap was also unchanged at EUR 3.9 billion. Current Account in France averaged 185.29 EUR Million from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4784 EUR Million in August of 1998 and a record low of -6642 EUR Million in June of 2014.

Current Account in France is expected to be -1720.00 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 -2400.00 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
2019-05-07 06:45 AM Current Account Mar €-1.3B €-0.6B €-0.97B €-2.2B
2019-06-07 06:45 AM Current Account Apr €-0.8B €-2.3B €-1.6B
2019-07-05 06:45 AM Current Account May €0.3B €-1.2B €-0.531B €-3.6B
2019-08-07 06:45 AM Current Account Jun €-0.8B €0B €-0.56B €-2.1B
2019-09-06 06:45 AM Current Account Jul €-0.8B €-0.7B
2019-10-08 06:45 AM Current Account Aug €-2.4B
2019-11-08 07:45 AM Current Account Sep €-1.7B


France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -5187.00 -3278.00 2674.00 -7476.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -755.00 -45.00 4784.00 -6642.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.30 -0.60 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Imports 47095.00 47360.00 48410.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 41908.00 44082.00 44082.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5104284.00 5227872.00 5227872.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 113.99 114.38 115.87 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2348.00 2540.00 21742.00 -8086.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 14376.00 10921.00 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 6134.00 4849.00 7838.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 86900.00 82600.00 86900.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 15.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 1768.00 2302.00 4021.00 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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-755.00 -45.00 4784.00 -6642.00 1993 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -3849.43 Mar/19
Australia -2900.00 Mar/19
Brazil -2914.00 Jun/19
Canada -17347.00 Mar/19
China 570.00 Jun/19
Euro Area 13.32 May/19
France -755.00 Jun/19
Germany 20600.00 Jun/19
India -4600.00 Mar/19
Indonesia -8442.80 Jun/19
Italy 2599.00 May/19
Japan 1211.17 Jun/19
Mexico -5634.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 18079.00 Mar/19
Russia 12100.00 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 11518.00 Mar/19
Singapore 21497.50 Jun/19
South Africa -142495.00 Mar/19
South Korea 6380.00 Jun/19
Spain 2701.00 May/19
Switzerland 17215.95 Mar/19
Turkey -548.00 Jun/19
United Kingdom -30045.00 Mar/19
United States -130400.00 Mar/19


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