Germany's current account surplus was little changed at EUR 22.6 billion in April 2019, compared to EUR 22.7 billion in the same month of the previous year. The goods surplus decreased to EUR 19.2 billion from EUR 20.3 billion a year earlier while the primary income surplus increased to EUR 7.6 billion from EUR 5.0 billion. On the other hand, the services account posted a deficit EUR 0.7 billion, compared to a EUR 0.1 billion surplus a year ago while the secondary income gap rose to EUR 3.6 billion from EUR 2.6 billion. Considering January to April, the current account surplus narrowed to EUR 89.8 billion from EUR 92.7 billion in the same period of 2018. Current Account in Germany averaged 3973.16 EUR Million from 1956 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 32686.70 EUR Million in March of 2017 and a record low of -9353 EUR Million in August of 2000.

Current Account in Germany is expected to be 20800.00 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 Germany to stand at 27800.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Current Account is projected to trend around 19100.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-11 07:00 AM Current Account €18.3B €23.1B €16.8B
2019-04-08 06:00 AM Current Account €16.3B €18.8B €17.5B
2019-05-10 06:00 AM Current Account €30.2B €17.5B €25.6B
2019-06-07 06:00 AM Current Account €22.6B €30.9B €21.1B
2019-07-08 06:00 AM Current Account €22.6B €10.5B
2019-08-09 06:00 AM Current Account €20.8B
2019-09-09 06:00 AM Current Account €11.7B


Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 17900.00 22576.98 25455.63 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 22600.00 30900.00 32686.70 -9353.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 7.30 8.00 8.50 -1.80 percent [+]
Imports 91700.00 95863.97 98535.20 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Exports 109700.00 118440.95 118440.95 226.39 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4849468.00 4886438.00 4886438.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 16898.25 13818.76 46159.18 -28680.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12085.48 -3082.52 141351.68 -32189.54 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3367.90 3369.70 3468.60 3367.90 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 99.81 99.90 105.65 73.51 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 4.60 4.92 4.92 1.77 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 37452.00 35595.00 37452.00 14347.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 1277.00 1980.00 3311.00 12.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 38.00 39.00 79.00 38.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22600.00 30900.00 32686.70 -9353.00 1956 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly




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Turkey -1334.00 Apr/19
United Kingdom -23707.00 Dec/18
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