Albania Balance of Trade  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The trade deficit in Albania increased to ALL 29 billion in September of 2017 from ALL 28 billion in the same month of the previous year. Exports rose 16.8 percent year-on-year to ALL 24 billion, mainly boosted by sales of textiles & footwear (up 12.8 percent); construction materials & metals (39.2 percent); food (43.4 percent) and machinery & equipment (56.3 percent). Sales expanded mostly to: Italy (12 percent); Kosovo (31.3 percent); Spain (207 percent) and China (129 percent). Imports advanced at a slower 10.5 percent to ALL 53 billion, led by purchases of machinery & equipment (up 16.4 percent); minerals and fuels (68.7 percent); chemical & plastic products (6.6 percent) and food (4 percent). Main import partners were: Italy (up 13.6 percent); Greece (up 8.9 percent) and Switzerland (up 374.9 percent). Balance of Trade in Albania averaged -17020.60 ALL Million from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -974.05 ALL Million in April of 1997 and a record low of -39313.20 ALL Million in December of 2011.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-17 10:00 AM Balance of Trade ALL-30B ALL-34B ALL-29B
2017-09-18 10:00 AM Balance of Trade ALL-31B ALL-28B ALL-27.2B
2017-10-17 09:45 AM Balance of Trade ALL-29B ALL-31B ALL-28B
2017-11-17 11:00 AM Balance of Trade ALL-29B
2017-12-18 11:00 AM Balance of Trade


Albania Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -29119.30 -30937.10 -974.05 -39313.20 ALL Million [+]
Exports 24044.10 18449.40 25317.30 96.64 ALL Million [+]
Imports 53163.40 49386.50 59045.20 1601.39 ALL Million [+]
Current Account -231.04 -179.35 32.35 -453.26 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.10 -12.10 2.24 -15.70 percent [+]
Capital Flows -86.55 -238.88 357.92 -393.41 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 1.57 1.57 3.73 1.57 Tonnes [+]
Remittances 137.24 166.33 295.68 115.07 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 1.10 2.12 2.12 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1157354.00 601940.00 2395915.00 62116.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 167.90 275.60 337.27 28.01 EUR Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 21.00 21.00 24.00 5.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
External Debt 7958.22 7862.41 7958.22 1269.01 EUR Million [+]

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Albania Balance of Trade

Albania’s structural deficiencies are the main factor behind consistent trade deficits. Albania’s main exports are footwear, clothing, metals, fuels and lubricants, raw materials, machinery and equipment and food. Albania’s main imports are machinery and equipment, fuels and lubricants, food, chemicals and beverages and tobacco. Albania’s main trading partners are Italy, Greece, Turkey, China, Germany, Serbia, Switzerland, Spain, France, Macedonia and Bulgaria. This page provides the latest reported value for - Albania Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Albania Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-29119.30 -30937.10 -974.05 -39313.20 1993 - 2017 ALL Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 989.00 Aug/17
Brazil 5178.00 Sep/17
Canada -3413.40 Aug/17
China 284.67 Sep/17
Euro Area 16086.90 Aug/17
France -4514.00 Aug/17
Germany 20000.00 Aug/17
India -8984.29 Sep/17
Indonesia 1760.00 Sep/17
Italy 2769.02 Aug/17
Japan 670.17 Sep/17
Mexico -2732.00 Aug/17
Netherlands 4073.00 Aug/17
Russia 6612.00 Aug/17
South Korea 13800.00 Sep/17
Spain -3226685.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 2917.62 Sep/17
Turkey -5873.11 Aug/17
United Kingdom -5626.00 Aug/17
United States -42395.00 Aug/17