Japan recorded a Current Account surplus of 4.02 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.

Current Account to GDP in Japan averaged 2.51 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4.70 percent in 2007 and a record low of -1 percent in 1980. This page provides - Japan Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Current Account to GDP in Japan is expected to be 3.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 2.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Japan Current Account to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 4.00 4.70 -1.00 1980 - 2018 percent Yearly

Japan Current Account to GDP
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes.

Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -152.50 -85.20 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 1436.76 1816.85 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.50 4.00 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 6729.59 6464.25 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6577.07 6379.01 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 467002.00 456947.00 467002.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 98.90 99.50 276.10 83.10 points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12898.85 10460.19 70854.65 -3825.00 JPY Hundred Million [+]
Capital Flows 5507.00 8345.00 51996.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 22426000.00 30450000.00 30450000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2526400.00 2441300.00 2991200.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.22 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.29 2.93 3.60 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 13.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]