Argentina Balance of Trade  1957-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Argentina’s trade balance swung to a USD 765 million deficit in September of 2017, compared to a USD 242 million surplus a year before and to a USD 345 million gap expected by consensus. It was the largest deficit ever for September. Exports rose by 3.1 percent to USD 5198 million, led by primary goods (+7.6 percent). Meanwhile, imports surged by 24.2 percent to USD 5963 million, driven mainly by motor vehicles (+41.8 percent) and capital goods (+28.9 percent). The year-to-date deficit currently stands at USD 5200 million. Balance of Trade in Argentina averaged 230.18 USD Million from 1957 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2543 USD Million in May of 2009 and a record low of -1091 USD Million in December of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-24 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-798M $-748M $-600M $-800M
2017-09-26 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-1083M $-798M $-345M $-280M
2017-10-24 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-765M $-1083M $-345M $-400M
2017-11-23 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-765M $-600M
2017-12-26 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-700M


Argentina Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -765.00 -1071.00 2543.00 -1091.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 5198.00 5243.00 8393.00 55.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 5963.00 6314.00 7671.00 36.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -5954.00 -6935.00 4214.74 -6935.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.60 -2.70 8.00 -4.80 percent [+]
External Debt 204818.00 204508.58 204818.00 87524.40 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 128.20 127.40 151.40 73.60 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -6371.74 -6144.79 7623.00 -7404.18 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 788.00 516.05 1454.20 118.06 USD Millions [+]
Remittances 1078.00 991.00 1078.00 100.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1483988.00 1241414.00 1851392.00 711417.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 59.78 54.90 61.74 0.28 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 485.00 486.00 855.00 485.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.50 1.67 2.81 0.36 [+]

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Argentina Balance of Trade

Argentina has been recording trade surpluses since 2001, mostly due to exports of agricultural products. Main exports are: cereals, fats and oils, beef and related products and dairy products (36 percent of total exports), motor vehicles and parts (12 percent); chemicals and related products (7 percent) and crude oil and fuels (5 percent). Main imports are: intermediate goods (29 percent of total imports), parts and accessories for capital goods (20 percent), capital goods (19 percent), fuels and lubricants (13 percent) and motor vehicles (8 percent). Main trading partners are: Brazil (21 percent of total exports and 29 percent of imports), China (7 percent of exports and 14 percent of imports) and United States (5 percent of exports and 10 percent of imports). Others include: Chile, Italy and Spain. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-765.00 -1071.00 2543.00 -1091.00 1957 - 2017 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1745.00 Sep/17
Brazil 5201.00 Oct/17
Canada -3179.70 Sep/17
China 381.74 Oct/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4669.00 Sep/17
Germany 24100.00 Sep/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 670.17 Sep/17
Mexico -1886.40 Sep/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7300.00 Oct/17
Spain -3226685.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 2917.62 Sep/17
Turkey -8134.57 Sep/17
United Kingdom -2754.00 Sep/17
United States -43495.00 Sep/17