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

Japan's current account surplus fell to 2.91 JPY trillion in March of 2017 from 2.97 JPY trillion in the same month a year ago but beating market expectations of a 2.64 JPY trillion surplus. The goods surplus stood at 0.87 JPY trillion, compared to a surplus of 0.88 JPY trillion in March 2016, as exports fell 11.2 percent while imports dropped by 15.8 percent. The services account surplus also narrowed to 0.18 JPY trillion from 0.26 trillion while the deficit of secondary income was nearly unchanged at 0.33 JPY trillion. In contrast, the surplus on primary income widened slightly to 2.19 JPY trillion from 2.16 JPY trillion a year ago. March data marks the 33rd straight month of current account surplus and the largest in a year. Current Account in Japan averaged 1091.85 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 Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-07 11:50 PM Jan ¥ 66B ¥ 1112B ¥ 239B ¥300B
2017-04-09 11:50 PM Feb ¥ 2814B ¥ 65.5B ¥ 2615.6B ¥2146B
2017-05-10 11:50 PM Mar ¥2907.7B ¥ 2814B ¥2643B ¥ 1838.4B
2017-06-07 11:50 PM Apr ¥2907.7B ¥ 1904.3B
2017-07-07 11:50 PM May ¥ 1829.3B
2017-08-07 11:50 PM Jun ¥ 1238.6B




Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 481.75 614.05 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6329.20 7229.08 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 5847.45 6615.59 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2907.70 2813.60 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 3.10 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 399002.00 399002.00 399002.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 102.50 101.90 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 24228.00 21355.00 44889.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 49934.00 17633.00 51843.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 14478000.00 12476000.00 22081000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2578900.00 2205700.00 2578900.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.20 765.20 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.45 0.00 2.52 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 3.00 13.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Japan Current Account Notes

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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2907.70 2813.60 3360.40 -1456.10 1985 - 2017 JPY Billion Monthly



current account by Country

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Australia -3853.00 Dec/16
Brazil 1152.80 Apr/17
Canada -10726.00 Dec/16
China 190.00 Mar/17
Euro Area 44.80 Mar/17
France -3032.00 Mar/17
Germany 30200.00 Mar/17
India -7900.00 Dec/16
Indonesia -2397.00 Mar/17
Italy 3121.40 Mar/17
Japan 2907.70 Mar/17
Mexico -6859.20 Mar/17
Netherlands 17897.70 Dec/16
Russia 22800.00 Mar/17
South Korea 5930.00 Mar/17
Spain -223.00 Feb/17
Switzerland 22022.94 Dec/16
Turkey -3057.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom -12088.00 Dec/16
United States -112382.00 Dec/16