Russia posted a current account surplus of USD 26.4 billion in the three months to September of 2018 compared to a USD 3.2 billion deficit in the same period of the previous year, a preliminary estimate showed. The goods surplus increased to USD 46.7 billion from USD 20.7 billion a year ago and the services gap narrowed to USD 8.6 billion from USD 9.9 billion. Additionally, the investment income deficit declined to USD 9 billion from USD 10.9 billion and the secondary income gap went down to USD 2.4 billion from USD 2.7 billion in the third quarter of 2017. In the January to September period, the current account surplus widened sharply to USD 75.8 billion from USD 19.7 billion in the corresponding period of 2017. Current Account in Russia averaged 11885.58 USD Million from 1994 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 39286 USD Million in the first quarter of 2012 and a record low of -3774 USD Million in the second quarter of 1998.

Current Account in Russia is expected to be 15200.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Russia to stand at 11700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Russia Current Account is projected to trend around 16000.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-01-17 01:00 PM Current Account $17.8B $-2.5B $5.5B
2018-04-10 01:00 PM Current Account $28.8B $13.7B $20.4B
2018-07-10 01:00 PM Current Account $22.3B $30.8B $5.1B
2018-10-11 01:00 PM Current Account $26.4B $19.1B $9.5B
2019-01-17 01:00 PM Current Account 15200
2019-04-10 01:00 PM Current Account
2019-07-10 01:00 PM Current Account 25100


Russia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 19697.00 18485.00 20356.00 -203.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 26400.00 19064.00 39286.00 -3774.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.20 1.90 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
Imports 21618.00 19954.00 32481.00 2525.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 41315.00 38439.00 50248.00 4100.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 467.10 485.50 732.80 151.30 USD Billion [+]
Capital Flows 20971.51 32135.75 32845.00 -47722.55 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 1998.50 1909.80 1998.50 343.41 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 10811.00 10814.00 10832.00 5707.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.33 5.43 7.21 5.33 [+]
Weapons Sales 6148.00 6937.00 8658.00 1478.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 408.00 368.00 436.00 44.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2583.00 7641.00 40140.00 -3922.00 USD Million [+]

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Russia 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 - Russia Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Russia Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
26400.00 19064.00 39286.00 -3774.00 1994 - 2018 USD Million Quarterly
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Argentina -8292.00 Jun/18
Australia -10688.00 Sep/18
Brazil 329.00 Oct/18
Canada -10343.00 Sep/18
China 160.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 24.07 Sep/18
France -684.00 Oct/18
Germany 15900.00 Oct/18
India -19100.00 Sep/18
Indonesia -8846.10 Sep/18
Italy 3154.00 Sep/18
Japan 1309.90 Oct/18
Mexico -5081.50 Sep/18
Netherlands 16769.50 Jun/18
Russia 26400.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 19181.00 Jun/18
Singapore 23400.20 Sep/18
South Africa -176577.00 Sep/18
South Korea 9190.00 Oct/18
Spain 899.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 22143.83 Jun/18
Turkey 2770.00 Oct/18
United Kingdom -20317.00 Jun/18
United States -101460.00 Jun/18


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