Irish current account surplus narrowed to EUR 10,990 million in the first quarter of 2019 from EUR 11,325 million a year earlier. The services gap rose to EUR 1,224 million from EUR 0,151 million in the first quarter of 2018; the primary income shortfall widened to EUR 18,682 million from EUR 16,681 million and the secondary income deficit increased to EUR 1,256 million from EUR 0,902 million. On the other hand, the merchandise surplus advanced to EUR 32,151 million from EUR 29,060 million. Current Account in Ireland averaged -9.70 EUR Million from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13760 EUR Million in the third quarter of 2017 and a record low of -6299 EUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Current Account in Ireland is expected to be 5400.00 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 Ireland to stand at 4440.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Current Account is projected to trend around 2960.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-13 10:00 AM Current Account Q2 €10.16B €9.55B €5.9B
2018-12-13 11:00 AM Current Account Q3 €9.1B €10.16B €-1.2B
2019-03-14 11:00 AM Current Account Q4 €0.2B €9.1B €5.8B
2019-07-11 10:00 AM Current Account Q1 €11B €1B €4.9B
2019-09-13 10:00 AM Current Account Q2 €11B €5.4B
2019-12-17 11:00 AM Current Account Q3 €12.5B


Ireland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4653000.00 6473000.00 6842400.00 -280890.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 10990.00 979.00 14395.00 -31759.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.10 8.50 9.10 -13.40 percent [+]
Imports 7450500.00 7318400.00 8993100.00 62344.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 12103500.00 13791400.00 13791400.00 44885.00 EUR Thousand [+]
External Debt 2328683.00 2398584.00 2398584.00 521792.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.10 103.90 138.10 86.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 4932.00 -93013.00 17417.00 -93013.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3021.80 2026.70 3330.80 254.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 6.00 6.00 6.00 5.47 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.05 3.14 3.66 0.04 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5281.00 43475.00 145874.00 -44687.00 EUR Million [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10990.00 979.00 14395.00 -31759.00 1981 - 2019 EUR Million Quarterly




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