Japans current account surplus came in at JPY 2.16 trillion in August 2019, widening from last years JPY 1.82 trillion and above market expectations of JPY 2.07 trillion. The goods account switched to a JPY 0.05 trillion surplus from a JPY 0.26 trillion deficit, as exports slumped 8.6 percent and imports plunged 12.7 percent. Meanwhile, the services account surplus remained practically unchanged at JPY 0.02 trillion. The primary income account surplus narrowed to JPY 2.27 trillion from 2.28 trillion, whereas the secondary income account deficit narrowed to JPY 0.18 trillion from JPY 0.23 trillion. Current Account in Japan averaged 1145.23 JPY Billion from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3360.40 JPY Billion in March of 2007 and a record low of -1456.11 JPY Billion in January of 2014.

Current Account in Japan is expected to be 380.00 JPY Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Japan to stand at 1250.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Current Account is projected to trend around 440.00 JPY Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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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 October of 2019.

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