Japan Current Account

Japan recorded current account surplus of 1,938.2 JPY billion in July of 2016, compared to a 974.4 JPY billion in June while market expected a surplus of 2,090 JPY billion. It was the largest surplus since March, due to a sharp increase in primary income surplus ( 1,693.8 JPY billion from 417.5 JPY billion in June). Meanwhile goods account surplus came in at 613.9 JPY billion, lower than 763.6 JPY billion in a month earlier. The balance of services posted a 222.3 billion gap from 167.6 billion gap in June. Secondary income deficit increased to 147.3 JPY billion from 39.1 JPY billion. Current Account in Japan averaged 1084.25 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 -1456.10 JPY Billion in January of 2014. Current Account in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Finance Japan. 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.