Japan's current account surplus widened to JPY 2,650 billion in March of 2021 from JPY 1,929 billion in the same month of the previous year and compared to market expectations of a surplus of JPY 2,800 billion. The goods account surplus climbed to JPY 9,831 billion from JPY 1,326 billion a year earlier, with exports surging 16.6 percent while imports rising 3.1 percent. In addition, the services account shortfall narrowed sharply to JPY 471 billion from JPY 1,111 billion. Meantime, the primary income surplus fell slightly to JPY 20,452 billion from JPY 2,1811 billion a year earlier, while the secondary income gap widened to JPY 3,311 billion from JPY 2,727 billion. source: Ministry of Finance, Japan
Current Account in Japan averaged 1161.67 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 May of 2021.
Current Account in Japan is expected to be 1250.00 JPY Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Japan to stand at 750.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account is projected to trend around 650.00 JPY Billion in 2022, according to our econometric models.