Japan Current Account  1985-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Japan recorded a current account surplus of 1,878.5 JPY billion in April of 2016, down from 2,980.4 JPY billion in March. The figure was below market expectations of 2,318.9 JPY billion, marking the 22nd straight month of surplus. In April, exports were 5,603.0 JPY billion, compared to 6,331.6 JPY billion in a month earlier. Imports came in at 4,905.9 JPY billion, down from 5,404.4 JPY billion. Trade in services posted a 4012.2 JPY billion deficit, reversing from a 242,9 JPY billion surplus in March. Primary income surplus was 1,780.5 JPY billion from 2,131.7 JPY billion in the preceding month. Secondary income recorded a 197.9 JPY billion deficit, compared to a 321.5 JPY billion gap in March. In April 2015, current account surplus stood at 1,325.9 JPY billion. Current Account in Japan averaged 1080.27 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2016, 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. Current Account in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Finance Japan.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1878.50 2980.40 3360.40 -1456.10 1985 - 2016 JPY Billion Monthly
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 June of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-04-07 11:50 PM Feb ¥2435B ¥521B ¥2006B ¥ 764.2B
2016-05-11 11:50 PM Mar ¥ 2980B ¥2435B ¥3005B ¥ 680.7B
2016-06-07 11:50 PM Apr ¥1879B ¥ 2980B ¥ 2318.9B ¥2600B
2016-07-07 11:50 PM May ¥1879B ¥ 537.3B
2016-08-09 11:50 PM Jun ¥ 478.6B
2016-09-07 11:50 PM Jul ¥ 427.4B

Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -40.72 823.47 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 5090.95 5889.17 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 5131.67 5065.69 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 1878.50 2980.40 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.90 0.50 4.90 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 364958.00 355449.00 364958.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 109.90 110.10 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10348.00 11804.00 37754.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 14997.00 53325.00 53325.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 170916000.00 154439000.00 313197000.00 71965000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1893600.00 2081800.00 2081800.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.20 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.09 2.52 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 13.00 4.00 BBL/D/1K [+]




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