Japan Current Account 1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Japan's current account surplus increased to 2.18 JPY trillion in October of 2017 from 1.55 JPY trillion in the same month a year ago and well above market estimates of a surplus of 1.72 JPY trillion. The surplus of goods account narrowed to 4.30 JPY trillion (from 5.66 JPY trillion in October of 2016), as exports jumped 14.3 percent year-on-year while imports climbed at a faster 18.5 percent. In contrast, the primary income surplus widened to 19.41 JPY trillion (from 14.75 JPY trillion a year ago). Meantime, the services account deficit narrowed to 0.33 JPY trillion (vs 3.27 JPY trillion). The secondary income deficit also narrowed slightly to 1.61 JPY trillion (vs 1.67 JPY trillion). Current Account in Japan averaged 1112.32 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3360.40 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1456.10 JPY Billion in January of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-09 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2380T ¥2320T ¥2262B ¥2081B
2017-11-08 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2271.2B ¥2380.4B ¥2375.4B ¥2370B
2017-12-07 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2.176T ¥2.271T ¥1720.5 ¥ 1929.5B
2018-01-11 11:50 PM Current Account ¥2.176T
2018-02-07 11:50 PM Current Account
2018-03-07 11:50 PM Current Account


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 113.36 284.60 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6920.44 6693.59 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6807.08 6409.00 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2176.40 2271.20 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 3.10 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 408292.00 390590.00 408292.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 102.40 103.30 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 7911.00 21495.00 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows -8703.00 20327.00 51843.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 17421000.00 15118000.00 23192000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2595200.00 2280100.00 2681500.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.22 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.60 2.45 3.60 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 13.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Japan 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 - Japan Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2176.40 2271.20 3360.40 -1456.10 1985 - 2017 JPY Billion Monthly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -9125.00 Sep/17
Brazil -343.00 Oct/17
Canada -19346.00 Sep/17
China 371.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 41.81 Sep/17
France -2227.00 Oct/17
Germany 18100.00 Oct/17
India -7200.00 Sep/17
Indonesia -4336.80 Sep/17
Italy 4307.00 Sep/17
Japan 2176.40 Oct/17
Mexico -5527.90 Sep/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 5720.00 Oct/17
Spain 2359.00 Sep/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -3827.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17