Japan Capital Flows

Capital Flows in Japan increased to -7361 JPY HML in February of 2014 from -14778 JPY HML in January of 2014. Capital Flows in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Japan. Capital Flows in Japan averaged -7257.58 JPY HML from 1985 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 77436 JPY HML in November of 2011 and a record low of -38968 JPY HML in March of 2007. In Japan, international capital flows are measured using the Capital and Financial Account Balance of the Balance of Payments. This page provides - Japan Capital Flows - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-7361.00 -14778.00 77436.00 -38968.00 -8176.87 | 2014/03 1985 - 2014 JPY HML Monthly
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Capital Flows -7361.00 2014-02-15 -14778.00 77436.00 -38968.00 -8176.87 2014-03-31 JPY HML [+]
External Debt 295172.00 2013-12-31 274966.00 295172.00 141743.00 297619.72 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 14226.00 2013-12-15 13397.00 18760.00 1006.00 10000.98 2014-01-31 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Japan Exports Australia 137938.00 2014-03-15 126272.00 175892.00 2493.00 132603.48 2014-03-31 JPY Million [+]
Japan Exports China 1156006.00 2014-03-15 1074379.00 1285122.00 499.00 1190143.72 2014-03-31 JPY Million [+]
Terms of Trade 85.60 2014-03-15 85.60 276.10 83.10 85.72 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1050500.00 2014-03-15 880000.00 1050500.00 225806.00 941031.53 2014-03-31 [+]
Current Account 612.70 2014-02-28 -1589.00 3287.90 -1589.00 -118.32 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6382.62 2014-03-15 5799.31 7681.69 105.08 5828.34 2014-04-30 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 7828.88 2014-03-15 6601.84 8044.06 162.06 7492.68 2014-04-30 JPY Billion [+]
Balance of Trade -1446.26 2014-03-15 -802.53 1608.68 -2791.68 -1683.49 2014-04-30 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.70 2013-12-31 1.10 4.80 -1.00 0.40 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Capital Flows | Notes
Capital Flows refer to the capital account and the financial account of a country’s balance of payments. Transactions included in those accounts are simply the transfer of ownership of assets from residents of one country to residents of another. In detail, the Capital account records transfers of goods and financial assets by migrants leaving or entering a country and transfers of non-financial non-produced goods such as gift and inheritance taxes, patents, copyrights, royalties. The Financial account records transactions on government-owned assets, foreign direct investments, global monetary flows related to investment in business, real estate, bonds and stocks, private sector assets held in other countries and local assets held by foreigners.


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