Japan's current account surplus narrowed to JPY 2916.9 billion in February of 2021 from JPY 3060.5 billion in the same month of the previous year and compared to market expectations of a JPY 1966 billion surplus. The goods account surplus narrowed sharply to JPY 524.2 billion from JPY 1363.5 billion a year earlier, with exports falling 4.0 percent and imports rising 11.8 percent. Also, the secondary income gap widened to JPY 162.7 billion from JPY 137.1 billion. Meanwhile, the services account shortfall decreased to JPY 75.7 billion from JPY 269.9 billion, and the primary income surplus rose to JPY 2631.1 billion from JPY 2104 billion. source: Ministry of Finance, Japan
Current Account in Japan averaged 1158.24 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 3360.38 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 April of 2021.
Current Account in Japan is expected to be 1250.00 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 750.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account is projected to trend around 650.00 JPY Billion in 2022, according to our econometric models.