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.