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

Argentina’s trade deficit widened modestly to USD 789 million in July of 2018 from USD 748 million a year ago. It was the nineteenth straight monthly deficit and compared unfavorably to expectations of a USD 150 million gap. Exports increased 1.7 percent year-on-year (vs -1.0 percent in June) to USD 5385 million, led by oil (+199.1 percent) and manufactured products (14.5 percent) while those of primary goods fell 23.3 percent. Meantime, imports went up 2.2 percent (vs -7.5 percent) to USD 6174 million, with oil & gasoline rising 37.4 percent, followed by intermediate goods (+20.5 percent). In contrast, purchases declined primarily for capital goods (-20.6 percent) and passenger motor vehicles (-19.1 percent). Balance of Trade in Argentina averaged 214.58 USD Million from 1957 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2543 USD Million in May of 2009 and a record low of -1510 USD Million in November of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-21 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-1285M $-924M $-600M $-850M
2018-07-25 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-382M $-1285M $-500M $ -1500M
2018-08-22 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-789M $-359M $-150M $-360M
2018-09-26 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-789M $-150M $-980M
2018-10-23 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $ -2070M
2018-11-23 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-950M


Argentina Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -789.00 -359.00 2543.00 -1510.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 5385.00 5099.00 8393.00 55.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 6174.00 5458.00 7671.00 36.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -9623.00 -9270.00 4297.83 -9623.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 253740.59 232951.95 253740.59 87524.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.80 -2.60 8.00 -4.80 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 138.20 134.20 151.40 73.60 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 165.38 241.90 380.08 86.19 USD Millions [+]
Capital Flows -10060.35 -9113.33 7623.00 -10060.35 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 234400.00 175400.00 1851392.00 164300.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 61.70 61.70 61.74 0.28 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 485.00 487.00 855.00 454.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.81 0.50 2.81 0.36 [+]

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Argentina Balance of Trade

Argentina has recorded trade surpluses from 2001 to 2014, mostly due to exports of agricultural products. In 2015 and 2017, the balance returned to deficit due to slowdown in exports growth and higher imports. 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-789.00 -359.00 2543.00 -1510.00 1957 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Argentina -789.00 Jul/18
Australia 1551.00 Jul/18
Brazil 3774.99 Aug/18
Canada -114.30 Jul/18
China 279.10 Aug/18
Euro Area 17555.60 Jul/18
France -3490.00 Jul/18
Germany 16461.00 Jul/18
India -17390.00 Aug/18
Indonesia -1021.40 Aug/18
Italy 5676.00 Jul/18
Japan -444.59 Aug/18
Mexico -2889.20 Jul/18
Netherlands 4612.00 Jul/18
Russia 13402.00 Jul/18
Saudi Arabia 120299.00 Mar/18
Singapore 6755.10 Aug/18
South Africa -4657.00 Jul/18
South Korea 6900.00 Aug/18
Spain -3247700.00 Jul/18
Switzerland 1407.94 Aug/18
Turkey -5980.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom -111.00 Jul/18
United States -50082.00 Jul/18


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