Japan's current account surplus came in at JPY 1.21 trillion in June 2019, unchanged from the same month of the previous year and above market consensus of JPY 1.14 trillion. The goods and services surplus widened to JPY 0.81 trillion from JPY 0.66 trillion a year ago, while the primary income surplus declined to JPY 0.43 trillion from 0.61 trillion. Meanwhile, the secondary income deficit narrowed to JPY 0.03 trillion from JPY 0.06 trillion a year earlier. In the first half of the year, the current account deficit rose to JPY 10.47 trillion from JPY 1.45 trillion in the same period of 2018. Current Account in Japan averaged 1140.59 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3360.40 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1456.11 JPY Billion in January of 2014.

Current Account in Japan is expected to be 1750.00 JPY Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Japan to stand at 1250.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account is projected to trend around 440.00 JPY Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-13 11:50 PM Current Account Mar ¥2847.9B ¥2676.8B ¥3161.3B ¥2910B
2019-06-09 11:50 PM Current Account Apr ¥1707B ¥2848B ¥1515.5B ¥1670B
2019-07-07 11:50 PM Current Account May ¥1594.8B ¥1707.4B ¥1385B ¥1550B
2019-08-07 11:50 PM Current Account Jun ¥1211.2B ¥1594.8B ¥1140B ¥1170B
2019-09-08 11:50 PM Current Account Jul ¥1211.2B ¥1980B
2019-10-07 11:50 PM Current Account Aug ¥1790B
2019-11-10 11:50 PM Current Account Sep ¥1750B


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -249.59 589.64 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 1211.17 1594.84 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.50 4.00 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 6892.78 5996.15 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6643.19 6585.79 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 462696.00 442747.00 462696.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 99.30 97.70 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 14725.53 8221.52 70854.65 -3825.00 JPY Hundred Million [+]
Capital Flows 37129.00 32149.00 51996.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 19930000.00 23084000.00 28213000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2991200.00 2880000.00 2991200.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.20 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.93 3.60 3.60 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 13.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1211.17 1594.84 3360.40 -1456.11 1985 - 2019 JPY Billion 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 23.09 Jun/19
France -755.00 Jun/19
Germany 20646.19 Jun/19
India -4600.00 Mar/19
Indonesia -8442.80 Jun/19
Italy 5046.60 Jun/19
Japan 1211.17 Jun/19
Mexico 5142.70 Jun/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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