Argentina Balance of Trade  1957-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Argentina’s trade balance turned to a USD 1541 million deficit in November of 2017, compared to a USD 124 million surplus a year before and to a USD 721 million gap expected by consensus. It was the eleventh straight monthly deficit and the largest on record for November. Exports declined by 4.9 percent to USD 4610 million (vs +10.8 percent in October), led by primary products (-1 percent) and manufactures of agricultural origin (-16.8 percent). Meanwhile, imports surged by 30.2 percent to USD 6151 million (vs +29.5 percent in October), driven mainly by gasoline & lubricants (+45.0 percent) and others (+38.9 percent). The year-to-date deficit currently stands at USD 7656 million. Balance of Trade in Argentina averaged 231.04 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
2017-10-24 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-765M $-1083M $-345M $-400M
2017-11-23 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-955M $-765M $-800M $-600M
2017-12-26 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-1541M $-955M $-721M $-780M
2018-01-23 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-1541M $-721M $-800M
2018-02-21 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $ -1074.7M
2018-03-21 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $ -945.1M


Argentina Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1541.00 -955.00 2543.00 -1541.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 4610.00 5241.00 8393.00 55.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 6151.00 6196.00 7671.00 36.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -8683.45 -6634.59 4297.83 -8683.45 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.60 -2.70 8.00 -4.80 percent [+]
External Debt 216350.88 204818.00 216350.88 87524.40 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 128.20 127.40 151.40 73.60 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -8412.15 -6861.23 7623.00 -8412.15 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 309.65 189.33 380.08 86.19 USD Millions [+]
Remittances 1078.00 991.00 1078.00 100.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 244500.00 223200.00 1851392.00 155600.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 56.12 61.74 61.74 0.28 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 485.00 486.00 855.00 485.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.81 0.50 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1541.00 -955.00 2543.00 -1541.00 1957 - 2017 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia -628.00 Nov/17
Brazil 4997.77 Dec/17
Canada -2540.40 Nov/17
China 546.85 Dec/17
Euro Area 26272.60 Nov/17
France -5692.00 Nov/17
Germany 23700.00 Nov/17
India -14880.19 Dec/17
Indonesia -270.00 Dec/17
Italy 4829.68 Nov/17
Japan 113.36 Nov/17
Mexico 399.21 Nov/17
Netherlands 6041.00 Nov/17
Russia 11515.00 Nov/17
South Korea 5783.00 Dec/17
Spain -1621000.00 Nov/17
Switzerland 2633.00 Nov/17
Turkey -6320.40 Nov/17
United Kingdom -2804.00 Nov/17
United States -50497.00 Nov/17


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