Japan Current Account to GDP

Japan recorded a Current Account surplus of 0.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Japan averaged 2.49 Percent from 1980 until 2013, 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


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.70 1.10 4.80 -1.00 1980 - 2013 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.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -910.76 -811.71 1608.68 -2791.68 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 5607.39 6067.51 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6518.15 6879.23 8044.06 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 522.80 187.40 3360.40 -1589.00 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.70 1.10 4.80 -1.00 Percent [+]
External Debt 294303.00 295172.00 295172.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 85.70 85.90 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 14226.00 13397.00 18760.00 1006.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 8906.00 -16431.00 77436.00 -38968.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1097200.00 1231500.00 1231500.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.22 765.22 753.55 Tonnes [+]





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