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

Japan recorded a current account surplus of 960.7 JPY billion in December of 2015, as compared to 1143.5 JPY billion in the preceding month while missing market consensus. It was 18th straight month of surplus, supported by a 1012.2 JPY billion income from overseas investment and a 188.7 JPY billion trade surplus. In 2015, Japan's current account surplus was 16.64 JPY trillion, up sixfold from the previous year boosted by a sharp decline in value of crude oil imports and a travel surplus amid the yen’s depreciation. Current Account in Japan averaged 1066.86 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 3360.40 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1596.90 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
960.70 1143.50 3360.40 -1596.90 1985 - 2015 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 February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-12-07 11:50 PM Oct ¥1458.4B ¥1468B ¥1659.4B ¥ 1728B
2016-01-11 11:50 PM Nov ¥1143.5B ¥1458.4B ¥858.5B ¥1400B
2016-02-07 11:50 PM Dec ¥ 960.7B ¥1143.5B ¥987B ¥1000B
2016-03-07 11:50 PM Jan ¥ 960.7B ¥ 1442.6B
2016-04-07 11:50 PM Feb ¥ 1407.7B
2016-05-11 11:50 PM Mar ¥ 1472.8B

Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 140.20 -379.72 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6337.56 5981.38 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6197.34 6361.10 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 960.70 1143.50 3360.40 -1596.90 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.50 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 349203.00 335994.00 349203.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 102.70 100.80 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12820.00 12159.00 37754.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 13709.00 27380.00 46032.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 160415000.00 189572000.00 313197000.00 71965000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1773100.00 1647600.00 1918400.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.20 765.20 753.54 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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