Japan Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Japan recorded a Current Account surplus of 0.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Japan averaged 2.43 percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 4.80 percent in 2007 and a record low of -1 percent in 1980. Current Account to GDP in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Finance Japan.

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Japan Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 0.70 4.80 -1.00 1980 - 2014 percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Japan Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Japan Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Friday, July 3, 2015.

Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -216.00 -53.44 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 5740.00 6551.46 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 5956.00 6604.91 8044.06 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 1326.40 2795.30 3360.40 -1586.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.50 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 340373.00 328922.00 340373.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 98.30 98.10 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10850.00 6315.00 37754.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 6419.00 47371.00 47371.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1641800.00 1764700.00 1764700.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.20 765.20 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 13.00 4.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.90 Dec/13 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -3.20 Dec/13 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.10 Dec/14 2.00 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.10 Dec/14 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
France -1.00 Dec/14 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Germany 7.60 Dec/14 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.40 Dec/14 -1.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.90 Dec/14 0.90 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 Dec/14 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.30 Dec/14 11.00 11.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 3.09 Dec/14 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 5.80 Dec/13 4.30 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/14 1.40 1.50 -9.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 7.00 Dec/14 12.70 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -5.70 Dec/14 -7.90 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -5.50 Dec/14 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
United States -2.40 Dec/14 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]