The current account in Finland posted a EUR 0.4 billion surplus in February 2021, shifting from a EUR 0.68 billion deficit in the same month a year earlier, as the goods account saw a surplus of EUR 0.21 billion following a deficit of EUR 0.3 billion in the prior year. In addition, the surplus of primary income widened sharply to EUR 0.66 billion from EUR 0.29 billion. Meantime, the deficit of services account narrowed to EUR 0.28 billion from EUR 0.45 billion a year earlier, while that of secondary income was little changed at EUR 0.23 billion. source: Statistics Finland

Current Account in Finland averaged 103.08 EUR Million from 1975 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 2117 EUR Million in October of 2009 and a record low of -4431 EUR Million in April of 2019. This page provides the latest reported value for - Finland Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Finland Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Current Account in Finland is expected to be -1000.00 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 Finland to stand at 80.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Finland Current Account is projected to trend around 70.00 EUR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Finland Current Account

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
373.00 156.00 2117.00 -4431.00 1975 - 2021 EUR Million Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-12 06:00 AM Nov €-0.1B €0.4B
2021-02-12 06:00 AM Dec €2B €0.44B
2021-03-12 06:00 AM Jan €-0.1B €2B €1.2B
2021-04-12 05:00 AM Feb €0.4B €0.1B
2021-05-12 05:00 AM Mar €0.4B
2021-06-11 05:00 AM Apr
2021-07-13 05:00 AM May
2021-08-13 05:00 AM Jun


News Stream
Finnish Current Account Swings to Surplus in February
The current account in Finland posted a EUR 0.4 billion surplus in February 2021, shifting from a EUR 0.68 billion deficit in the same month a year earlier, as the goods account saw a surplus of EUR 0.21 billion following a deficit of EUR 0.3 billion in the prior year. In addition, the surplus of primary income widened sharply to EUR 0.66 billion from EUR 0.29 billion. Meantime, the deficit of services account narrowed to EUR 0.28 billion from EUR 0.45 billion a year earlier, while that of secondary income was little changed at EUR 0.23 billion.
2021-04-12
Finland Posts Current Account Gap
The current account in Finland posted a EUR 0.07 billion deficit in January 2021, shifting from a EUR 0.41 billion surplus in the same month a year earlier. This was the first deficit in current account since last June, as the deficit of secondary income widened to EUR 0.26 billion from EUR 0.20 billion in the prior year and that of services increased to EUR 0.34 billion from EUR 0.11 billion, while the surplus of primary income narrowed to EUR 0.32 billion from EUR 0.58 billion. On the other hand, the surplus of goods account rose to EUR 0.20 billion from EUR 0.14 billion a year earlier.
2021-03-12
Finnish Current Account Surplus Largest Since 2009
Finland's current account surplus widened to EUR 2 billion in December of 2020 from EUR 1.47 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. It was the sixth straight month of surplus in current account and the largest surplus since October 2009, as the surplus of goods account increased to EUR 1.38 billion from EUR 0.962 billion a year earlier, while the services account surplus widened to EUR 0.15 billion from EUR 0.01 billion a year earlier, and the primary income surplus rose to EUR 0.71 billion from EUR 0.64 billion. Meantime, the shortfall of secondary income increased to EUR 0.20 billion from EUR 0.14 billion in December 2019.
2021-02-12
Finland Current Account Swings to Deficit
Finland posted a current account deficit of EUR 90 million in November of 2020, shifting from a EUR 279 million surplus in the corresponding month of the previous year. It was the first deficit in current account since June, as the services account gap widened to EUR 348 million from EUR 227 million a year earlier, while the shortfall of secondary income increased to EUR 173 million from EUR 127 million and the primary income surplus declined to EUR 107 million from EUR 317 million. Meantime, the surplus of goods account increased to EUR 323 million from EUR 316 million a year earlier.
2021-01-12

Finland 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).