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91126Turkish Current Account Surplus Narrows in October12/11/2019 7:15:00 AM"Turkey’s current account surplus declined to USD 1.55 billion in October 2019 from USD 2.64 billion in the same month of the previous year, and below market expectations of a USD 1.65 billion surplus. This was the smallest current account surplus since July, as the goods account posted a USD 0.92 billion gap, swinging from a USD 0.92 billion surplus a year earlier. Meantime, the services account surplus rose to USD 3.42 billion from USD 3.06 billion in October last year and the secondary income surplus edged up to USD 0.13 billion from USD 0.11 billion. On the other hand, the primary income shortfall edged down to USD 1.08 billion from USD 1.16 billion."TurkeyCurrent AccountTUCAL/turkey/current-account
90995Danish Current Account Surplus Hits Record High in October12/9/2019 7:31:00 AM"Danish’s current account surplus widened sharply to DKK 27.4 billion in October 2019 from DKK 20.3 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year. This was the largest on record in current account surplus since the series began in January 2005, as the services account surplus surged to DKK 7.0 billion from DKK 3.9 billion a year earlier and the goods surplus increased to DKK 15.7 billion from DKK 12.4 billion in October last year, while the primary income surplus rose to DKK 8.2 billion from DKK 7.3 billion in October 2018. On the othe hand, the secondary income deficit went up to DKK 3.5 billion from DKK 3.3 billion."DenmarkCurrent AccountDECA/denmark/current-account
90994Germany Current Account Surplus Widens in October12/9/2019 7:14:00 AM"Germany's current account surplus increased to EUR 22.7 billion in October 2019 from EUR 20.3 billion in the corresponding month of the previous year, and above market expectations of a EUR 19.5 billion surplus. The goods surplus rose to EUR 22.5 billion from EUR 19.9 billion while the primary income surplus was unchanged at EUR 9.0 billion. Meantime, the secondary income gap went up to EUR 4.5 billion from EUR 4.3 billion a year ago, while the services deficit stood at EUR 4.3 billion. Considering January to October period, the current account surplus widened to EUR 212.6 billion from EUR 200.1 billion in 2018."GermanyCurrent AccountGRCAEU/germany/current-account
90984Japan Current Account Surplus Widens in October12/9/2019 12:49:32 AM"Japan's current account surplus widened to JPY 1.82 trillion in October 2019 from JPY 1.32 trillion in the same month last year, slightly above market expectations of JPY 1.80 trillion. The goods account posted a JPY 0.25 trillion surplus, compared to a JPY 0.32 trillion deficit a year ago; while the services gap fell to JPY 0.10 trillion from JPY 0.24 trillion and the secondary income deficit dropped to JPY 0.12 trillion from JPY 0.18 trillion. Meanwhile, the primary income surplus narrowed to JPY 1.78 trillion from JPY 2.06 trillion."JapanCurrent AccountJNBPAB/japan/current-account
90923French Current Account Gap Narrows in October12/6/2019 8:00:00 AM"France's current account deficit decreased to EUR 2.4 billion in October 2019 from an upwardly revised EUR 2.9 billion in the previous month, as the goods shortfall narrowed to EUR 3.6 billion from EUR 5.0 billion. Meanwhile, the services surplus shrank to EUR 1.3 billion from EUR 2.2 billion. At the same time, the primary income surplus was unchanged at EUR 3.9 billion while the secondary income gap stood at EUR 4.1 billion."FranceCurrent AccountFRCAEURO/france/current-account
90858South Africa Current Account Deficit Narrows in Q312/5/2019 9:10:42 AM"South Africa's current account deficit narrowed to ZAR 190.3 billion in the third quarter of 2019 from an upwardly revised ZAR 208.7 billion in the previous period and compared with market expectations of a ZAR 160.8 billion gap. The goods trade balance switched to a ZAR 41.1 billion surplus from a ZAR 31.8 billion shortfall in the second quarter of the year. On the other hand, the shortfall on services, income and current transfer payments widened to ZAR 231.4 billion from ZAR 176.9 billion, driven by a larger deficit on the income account while the services account gap decreased and that on the current transfer account remained broadly unchanged."South AfricaCurrent AccountSACTLVL/south-africa/current-account
90822South Korea Current Account Surplus Narrows in October12/4/2019 11:11:29 PM"South Korea's current account surplus narrowed to USD 7.83 billion in October 2019 from USD 9.47 billion in the same month the previous year and compared with market expectations of a USD 7.47 billion surplus. The goods surplus fell to USD 8.03 billion from USD 10.52 billion as exports slumped (-14.5 percent) mainly dragged by lower prices and volumes for semiconductors, while the services deficit narrowed to USD 1.72 billion from USD 2.06 billion a year ago. In contrast, the primary income surplus increased to USD 1.83 billion from USD 1.41 billion a year earlier and the secondary income gap declined to USD 0.31 billion from USD 0.41 billion. Considering the first ten months of the year, the country's current account surplus decreased to USD 49.67 billion from USD 67.42 billion in the same period of 2018."South KoreaCurrent AccountKOBPCB/south-korea/current-account
90771Sweden Q3 Current Account Surplus Largest in 11 Years12/4/2019 8:40:00 AM"Swedish current account surplus widened sharply to SEK 68.8 billion in the third quarter of 2019 from SEK 37.9 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year. It was the largest current account surplus since the third quarter of 2008, as the good surplus rose to SEK 33.8 billion from SEK 17.7 billion a year ago and the services balance shifted to a SEK 7.3 billion surplus from SEK 1 billion deficit. Also, the primary income surplus advanced to SEK 49 billion from SEK 41.5 billion a year earlier, mainly due to investment income. Meanwhile the secondary income gap increased to SEK 21.3 billion from SEK 20.4 billion."SwedenCurrent AccountSWCA/sweden/current-account
90761Norway Q3 Current Account Surplus Smallest in 2 Years12/4/2019 7:13:00 AM"Norway's current account surplus plunged to NOK 23.93 billion in the third quarter of 2019 from NOK 83.89 billion in the same period the prior year. This was the smallest current account surplus since the fourth quarter of 2017, with goods and services account shifting to a deficit of NOK 12.09 billion from a surplus of NOK 57.19 billion a year earlier. Meanwhile, the income and current transfers surplus increased to NOK 36.02 billion from NOK 26.70 billion."NorwayCurrent AccountNOBPLVL/norway/current-account
90694Australia Posts Largest Current Account Surplus on Record12/3/2019 12:47:00 AM"Australia’s current account surplus widened sharply to AUD 7.86 billion in the third quarter of 2019 from a downwardly revised AUD 4.67 billion in the previous quarter and beating market expectations of a AUD 6.3 billion surplus. It was the largest current account surplus on record, as the goods and services surplus increased to an all-time high of AUD 21.07 billion from AUD 19.27 billion in the second quarter of the year. The goods surplus rose to AUD 21.42 billion from AUD 20.06 billion and the services deficit narrowed to AUD 0.35 billion from AUD 0.80 billion in the previous period. In addition, the primary income gap fell to AUD 13.03 billion from AUD 14.63 billion. Meanwhile, the secondary income shifted to a AUD 0.18 billion deficit from a AUD 0.03 billion surplus in the second quarter."AustraliaCurrent AccountAUCABAL/australia/current-account