Japan's current account surplus widened to JPY 2.68 trillion in February 2019 from JPY 2.14 trillion in the same month a year earlier and in line with market consensus. This was the largest current account surplus since March 2018, as the primary income surplus increased to JPY 2.01 trillion from JPY 1.95 trillion last year and the services surplus rose to JPY 0.24 trillion from JPY 0.17 trillion. In addition, the goods surplus went up to JPY 0.49 trillion from JPY 0.20 trillion a year ago, with exports falling 1.9 percent and imports dropping at a faster 6.6 percent, while secondary income deficit shrank to JPY 0.06 trillion from JPY 0.18 trillion. Considering the first two months of the year, the current account surplus widened to JPY 3.28 trillion from JPY 2.75 trillion in the same period of 2017. Current Account in Japan averaged 1131.72 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-10 11:50 PM Current Account ¥757.2B ¥1309.9B ¥567.6B ¥ 1000B
2019-02-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥453B ¥0.757T ¥429.8B ¥700B
2019-03-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥600.4B ¥452.8B ¥179.3B ¥250B
2019-04-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2676.8B ¥600.4B ¥2678.9B ¥2100B
2019-05-13 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2676.8B
2019-06-09 11:50 PM Current Account
2019-07-07 11:50 PM Current Account


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 528.50 334.86 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2676.85 600.42 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.02 3.70 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 6672.82 6050.06 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 7201.32 6384.92 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 442747.00 446531.00 446531.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 98.00 98.40 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10505.53 71136.92 71136.92 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 25305.00 27127.00 51917.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 13289000.00 18906000.00 27665000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2604300.00 2689400.00 2900700.00 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2676.85 600.42 3360.40 -1456.11 1985 - 2019 JPY Billion Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -2317.00 Dec/18
Australia -7203.00 Dec/18
Brazil -1134.00 Feb/19
Canada -15483.00 Dec/18
China 545.99 Dec/18
Euro Area 15.50 Feb/19
France -778.00 Feb/19
Germany 16300.00 Feb/19
India -16899.55 Dec/18
Indonesia -9148.00 Dec/18
Italy 3252.80 Feb/19
Japan 2676.85 Feb/19
Mexico -3424.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 27505.30 Dec/18
Russia 32800.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 18521.00 Dec/18
Singapore 17796.10 Dec/18
South Africa -110158.00 Dec/18
South Korea 3601.90 Feb/19
Spain -1472.00 Jan/19
Switzerland 15181.70 Dec/18
Turkey -718.00 Feb/19
United Kingdom -23707.00 Dec/18
United States -134377.00 Dec/18


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