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

Argentina’s trade balance swung to a USD 1083 million deficit in August of 2017, compared to a USD 708 million surplus a year earlier. The gap was larger than the USD 345 million deficit expected by market consensus. It was the eight straight monthly deficit. Exports declined by 9.2 percent year-on-year (compared to a 5.2 percent climb in July) to USD 5228 million, with primary shipments declining by 28.1 percent. In sharp contrast, imports rose 24.9 percent to USD 6311 million, led by a 42.0 percent surge in capital goods. In July, Argentina recorded a downwardly revised USD 785 million deficit. Balance of Trade in Argentina averaged 231.53 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
2017-07-25 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-748M $-644M $-300M $-300M
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 $-1083M $-345M $-400M
2017-11-23 07:00 PM Balance of Trade
2017-12-26 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-700M


Argentina Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1083.00 -785.00 2543.00 -1091.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 5228.00 5254.00 8393.00 55.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 6311.00 6039.00 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 204508.58 192461.67 204508.58 87524.40 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 127.40 131.30 151.40 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1083.00 -785.00 2543.00 -1091.00 1957 - 2017 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 989.00 Aug/17
Brazil 5178.00 Sep/17
Canada -3413.40 Aug/17
China 286.10 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