Bahamas recorded a trade deficit of 498.90 BSD Million in the first quarter of 2019. Balance of Trade in Bahamas averaged -517.89 BSD Million from 2002 until 2019, reaching an all time high of -251.40 BSD Million in the third quarter of 2002 and a record low of -782 BSD Million in the second quarter of 2018.

Balance of Trade in Bahamas is expected to be -640.00 BSD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Bahamas to stand at -635.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bahamas Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -630.00 BSD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Bahamas Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -498.90 -636.30 -251.40 -782.00 BSD Million [+]
Current Account 32.60 -493.00 32.60 -664.60 BSD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -15.50 -16.30 5.60 -17.30 percent [+]
Imports 645.10 787.70 996.60 373.30 BSD Million [+]
Exports 146.10 151.30 263.60 90.00 BSD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 589.10 657.62 749.04 150.30 Thousand [+]

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Bahamas Balance of Trade

The Bahamas is heavily dependent on food imports from the United States, resulting in consistent trade deficits. The Bahamas mainly exports fuel, boats, beverages, polymers, shellfish, cyclic compounds, paintings, oil and pebbles. The Bahamas mainly imports boats, fuel, oil, paintings, iron and steel, vehicles and furniture. The Bahamas’ main trading partner is the United States, accounting for around 80 percent of total trade. Others include Venezuela, Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Canada and Germany. This page provides - Bahamas Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bahamas Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-498.90 -636.30 -251.40 -782.00 2002 - 2019 BSD Million Quarterly




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Singapore 2831.10 Jul/19
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Switzerland 2671.16 Jul/19
Turkey -3177.27 Jun/19
United Kingdom 1779.00 Jun/19
United States -55154.00 Jun/19


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