France’s current account deficit widened to EUR 6.8 billion in November 2022, from a downwardly revised EUR 3.4 billion in the previous month, due to the deterioration in the goods shortfall (EUR 11.8 billion vs EUR 9.9 billion in October). On the other hand, the surplus in primary and secondary income grew marginally to EUR 2.6 billion from EUR 2.5 billion, while the surplus for services account narrowed sharply to EUR 2.4 billion, compared to EUR 4 billion a month earlier. source: Banque de France

Current Account in France averaged -143.29 EUR Million from 1993 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 4784.00 EUR Million in August of 1998 and a record low of -27288.00 EUR Million in June of 2008. This page provides - France Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2023.

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France Current Account



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-12-07 07:45 AM Oct €-3.8B €-7.3B €-6.8B
2023-01-09 07:45 AM Nov €-6.8B €-3.4B €-2.9B
2023-02-07 07:45 AM Dec €-6.8B € -1.6B


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade -13770.00 -11590.00 EUR Million Nov 2022
Current Account -6830.00 -3430.00 EUR Million Nov 2022
Imports 64801.30 63359.50 EUR Million Nov 2022
Exports 51035.00 51768.00 EUR Million Nov 2022
External Debt 6723048.00 6733568.00 EUR Million Jun 2022
Capital Flows -15336.00 -11651.00 EUR Million Nov 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 6109.00 5067.00 EUR Million Nov 2022
Tourism Revenues 3616.00 4698.00 EUR Million Nov 2022

France 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).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6830.00 -3430.00 4784.00 -27288.00 1993 - 2022 EUR Million Monthly
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France Current Account Widens in November
France’s current account deficit widened to EUR 6.8 billion in November 2022, from a downwardly revised EUR 3.4 billion in the previous month, due to the deterioration in the goods shortfall (EUR 11.8 billion vs EUR 9.9 billion in October). On the other hand, the surplus in primary and secondary income grew marginally to EUR 2.6 billion from EUR 2.5 billion, while the surplus for services account narrowed sharply to EUR 2.4 billion, compared to EUR 4 billion a month earlier.
2023-01-09
France Current Account Deficit Narrows in October
France’s current account deficit narrowed to EUR 3.8 billion in October 2022, from an over two-year high of EUR 7.3 billion in the previous month. The decrease was mainly due to the reduction of the goods shortfall (EUR 10.1 billion vs EUR 13.7 billion in September), as energy bill deficit declined sharply by EUR 3.4 billion to EUR 8.9 billion. Meanwhile, the surpluses of both services account and primary and secondary income were little changed at EUR 4.4 billion and EUR 2.0 billion, respectively, compared to EUR 4.3 billion and EUR 2.1 billion in September.
2022-12-07
France Posts the Largest Current Account Gap in Over 2 Years
France’s current account deficit sharply rose to EUR 7.3 billion in September of 2022 from an upwardly revised EUR 5.9 billion in the previous month. This was the largest current account gap since June of 2020 as the goods deficit sharply increased to EUR 13.9 billion from EUR 13.5 billion while the services surplus gradually decreased to EUR 4.3 billion from EUR 5.2 billion. At the same time, the primary income surplus was little changed at EUR 5.9 billion and the secondary income gap held steady at EUR 3.7 billion.
2022-11-08