Spain’s current account surplus narrowed to EUR 4.67 billion in December 2018 from EUR 5.06 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. The goods and services balance shifted to a EUR 0.10 billion deficit from a EUR 1.00 billion surplus in December 2017, despite a rise in tourism revenues (EUR 3.40 billion from EUR 3.13 billion). On the other hand, the primary and secondary income surplus decreased to EUR 4.77 billion from EUR 4.06 billion a year earlier. Considering full 2018, the current account surplus declined sharply to EUR 10.14 billion from EUR 21.51 billion in 2017. Current Account in Spain averaged -1121.93 EUR Million from 1969 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5059 EUR Million in December of 2017 and a record low of -12368 EUR Million in January of 2008.

Current Account in Spain is expected to be 1100.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Spain to stand at 2920.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Current Account is projected to trend around 1940.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-30 09:00 AM Current Account €0.9B €1.83B €2.5B
2018-12-28 09:00 AM Current Account €0.3B €0.7B €1.1B
2019-01-31 09:20 AM Current Account €1.77B €0.3B €1.5B
2019-02-28 09:20 AM Current Account €4.67B €1.77B € 2.8B
2019-03-29 09:00 AM Current Account €4.67B €-1B
2019-04-30 08:00 AM Current Account €-1.6B
2019-05-31 08:00 AM Current Account €1.1B


Spain Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4483276.00 -3247399.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 4670.00 1770.00 5059.00 -12368.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.90 1.90 1.90 -9.60 percent [+]
Imports 27008620.00 24414100.00 30249900.00 37437.07 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 22525343.53 21166697.93 26413344.61 14286.06 EUR Thousand [+]
Terms of Trade 99.30 100.10 123.70 62.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1691.00 -9659.00 23250.00 -9659.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 9321.00 6657.00 17904.00 -11878.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 2552.00 3515.00 3590.00 732.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4196.94 4367.28 10493.44 1397.41 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 281.60 281.60 523.47 281.58 Tonnes [+]
Tourism Revenues 3934.00 6021.00 8015.00 890.00 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 4.02 1.70 6.52 1.20 [+]
Weapons Sales 814.00 507.00 1429.00 2.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 2003697000.00 1991484000.00 2003697000.00 618600000.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 2.00 1.00 17.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Spain 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 the latest reported value for - Spain Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4670.00 1770.00 5059.00 -12368.00 1969 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -7591.00 Sep/18
Australia -7203.00 Dec/18
Brazil -6548.40 Jan/19
Canada -15483.00 Dec/18
China 546.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 32.99 Dec/18
France 898.00 Jan/19
Germany 18328.50 Jan/19
India -19100.00 Sep/18
Indonesia -9148.00 Dec/18
Italy 4211.00 Dec/18
Japan 600.40 Jan/19
Mexico -3424.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 20484.80 Sep/18
Russia 38800.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 29583.00 Sep/18
Singapore 17796.10 Dec/18
South Africa -110158.00 Dec/18
South Korea 2772.30 Jan/19
Spain 4670.00 Dec/18
Switzerland 14596.00 Sep/18
Turkey -813.00 Jan/19
United Kingdom -26522.00 Sep/18
United States -124817.00 Sep/18


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