Japan's current account surplus narrowed to JPY 262.6 billion in April of 2020 from JPY 1661.3 billion in the same month the previous year and compared to market expectations of JPY 480 billion. The services account deficit widened to JPY 630.2 billion from JPY 363.3 billion a year ago while the goods shortfall increased to JPY 966.5 billion from JPY 120.1 billion. In addition, the primary income surplus dropped to JPY 1983.5 billion from JPY 2149.9 billion and the secondary income gap jumped to JPY 124.2 billion from JPY 5.3 billion.

Current Account in Japan averaged 1151.39 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2020, 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. This page provides - Japan Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2020. source: Ministry of Finance, Japan

Current Account in Japan is expected to be 890.00 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 2250.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account is projected to trend around 440.00 JPY Billion in 2021 and 650.00 JPY Billion in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Current Account

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
262.69 1971.04 3360.40 -1456.11 1985 - 2020 JPY Billion Monthly
Current Prices, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-08 11:50 PM Jan ¥612B ¥524B ¥626.1B ¥520B
2020-04-07 11:50 PM Feb ¥3168.8B ¥612.3B ¥3061.9B ¥2910B
2020-05-12 11:50 PM Mar ¥1917.0B ¥3168.8B ¥2210.6B ¥2080B
2020-06-07 11:50 PM Apr ¥262.7B ¥1971.0B ¥480B ¥540B
2020-07-07 11:50 PM May ¥262.7B ¥990B
2020-08-10 11:50 PM Jun ¥890B
2020-09-07 11:50 PM Jul ¥1030B
2020-10-07 11:50 PM Aug ¥1090B


News Stream
Japan Current Account Surplus Narrows Sharply
Japan's current account surplus narrowed to JPY 262.6 billion in April of 2020 from JPY 1661.3 billion in the same month the previous year and compared to market expectations of JPY 480 billion. The services account deficit widened to JPY 630.2 billion from JPY 363.3 billion a year ago while the goods shortfall increased to JPY 966.5 billion from JPY 120.1 billion. In addition, the primary income surplus dropped to JPY 1983.5 billion from JPY 2149.9 billion and the secondary income gap jumped to JPY 124.2 billion from JPY 5.3 billion.
2020-06-08
Japan Current Account Surplus Narrows in March
Japan's current account surplus narrowed to JPY 1.97 trillion in March 2020 from JPY 2.90 trillion in the same month the previous year and compared to market expectations of JPY 2.21 trillion. The primary income surplus decreased to JPY 2.06 trillion from JPY 2.15 trillion a year earlier, while the goods surplus narrowed sharply to JPY 0.10 trillion from JPY 0.70 trillion. Meanwhile, the services account surplus declined to JPY 0.07 trillion from JPY 0.32 trillion, whereas the secondary income deficit was unchanged at JPY 0.26 trillion.
2020-05-13
Japan Current Account Surplus Beats Expectations
Japan's current account surplus widened to JPY 3.17 trillion in February 2020 from JPY 2.61 trillion in the same month the previous year and compared to market expectations of JPY 3.06 trillion. The primary income surplus increased slightly to JPY 2.08 trillion from JPY 2.04 trillion a year earlier, while the goods surplus rose sharply to JPY 1.37 trillion from JPY 0.49 trillion. In contrast, the services account switched to a JPY 0.14 trillion deficit from a JPY 0.16 trillion surplus, whereas the secondary income deficit went up to JPY 0.14 trillion from JPY 0.07 trillion.
2020-04-08
Japan Current Account Surplus Widens in January
Japan's current account surplus widened to JPY 0.61 trillion in January 2020 from JPY 0.57 trillion in the same month the previous year and compared to market expectations of JPY 0.63 trillion. The primary income surplus increased to JPY 1.85 trillion from JPY 1.76 trillion a year earlier, while the goods deficit rose to JPY 0.99 trillion from JPY 0.97 trillion. In addition, the services gap increased to JPY 0.16 trillion from JPY 0.15 trillion and the secondary income deficit went up to JPY 0.09 trillion from JPY 0.07 trillion.
2020-03-09

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).