Japan's current account surplus decreased to JPY 1,665.6 billion in August 2021 from JPY 2,085.2 billion in the same month of the previous year and compared with market expectations of a surplus of JPY 1,540.9 billion. The goods account surplus fell to JPY 372.4 billion from JPY 404.4 billion a year earlier, as exports rose 27.1 percent while imports went up at a faster 45.9 percent. Meanwhile, the primary income surplus rose to JPY 2,435. 9 billion from JPY 2,254.7 billion in the prior year, with the services account shortfall narrowing to JPY 194.9 billion from JPY 326.2 billion and the secondary income gap declining to JPY 193.1 billion from JPY 247.8 billion. source: Ministry of Finance, Japan
Current Account in Japan averaged 1166.16 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 3360.38 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1456.11 JPY Billion in January of 2014. This page provides - Japan Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.
Current Account in Japan is expected to be 1040.00 JPY Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account is projected to trend around 1650.00 JPY Billion in 2022 and 1750.00 JPY Billion in 2023, according to our econometric models.