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

Japan recorded a current account surplus of 2,434.90 JPY billion in February of 2016, up significantly from 520.8 JPY billion in a month earlier and beating market ,expectations. It is the 20th straight month of surplus and the largest since March 2015. In February, exports were at 5,643.1 JPY billion, compared to 5,355.0 JPY billion in January. Imports came in at 5,217.9 JPY billion, down from 5,766.0 JPY billion in a month earlier. Trade in services posted a 159.5 JPY billion surplus, reversing from a 226.7 JPY billion deficit in January. Primary income surplus was at 2,045.1 JPY billion, widening from 1331.0 JPY billion in the preceding month. Secondary income recorded a 194.8 JPY billion deficit, compared to a 172.6 JPY billion gap in January. In February 2015, current account surplus stood at 1,487.3 JPY billion. Current Account in Japan averaged 1069.05 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 -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
2434.90 520.80 3360.40 -1596.90 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 May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-02-07 11:50 PM Dec ¥ 960.7B ¥1143.5B ¥987B ¥1000B
2016-03-07 11:50 PM Jan ¥521B ¥ 960.7B ¥ 719B ¥ 900B
2016-04-07 11:50 PM Feb ¥2435B ¥521B ¥2006B ¥ 764.2B
2016-05-11 11:50 PM Mar ¥2435B ¥ 680.7B
2016-06-07 11:50 PM Apr ¥ 603.8B
2016-07-07 11:50 PM May ¥ 537.3B

Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 754.99 242.77 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6456.60 5703.37 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 5701.61 5460.60 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2434.90 520.80 3360.40 -1596.90 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.90 0.50 4.90 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 355449.00 349200.00 355449.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 109.70 109.30 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 15272.00 10708.00 37754.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 31520.00 6916.00 46032.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 154439000.00 127049000.00 313197000.00 71965000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2009500.00 1891400.00 2009500.00 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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