Belgium trade surplus narrowed 70.5 percent year-on-year to EUR 415.5 million in August 2018 from EUR 1,405 million a year earlier. Exports advanced 2.3 percent to EUR 30.5 billion, while imports rose at a faster 5.9 percent to EUR 30.1 billion. Balance of Trade in Belgium averaged 1073.53 EUR Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2896.60 EUR Million in September of 2013 and a record low of -1026.60 EUR Million in August of 2008.

Belgium Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-14 01:10 PM Balance of Trade €2004M €1910M € 2690M
2018-09-14 01:00 PM Balance of Trade €1367M €2024M €2840M
2018-10-15 02:00 PM Balance of Trade €415.5M €1497.6M €1590M
2018-11-15 03:00 PM Balance of Trade €415.5M € 1520M
2018-12-14 03:00 PM Balance of Trade €2640M


Belgium Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 415.50 1497.60 2896.60 -1026.60 EUR Million [+]
Exports 30524.10 33203.20 36463.70 7331.30 EUR Million [+]
Imports 30108.60 31705.60 34377.50 6975.70 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -2388.00 1231.00 7732.00 -6687.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.20 0.10 5.50 -4.00 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 95.88 99.50 106.90 93.93 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -432.00 -402.00 7914.00 -7418.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 1657.00 1685.00 1749.00 935.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 227.40 227.40 258.09 227.40 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 4.66 1.25 4.66 0.41 [+]
Weapons Sales 12.00 7.00 243.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3119.00 8082.00 35074.00 -13794.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 1137378.00 1111447.00 1264535.00 923263.00 EUR Million [+]

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Belgium Balance of Trade

Foreign trade accounts for approximately 70 percent of the Belgium's economy. About 80% of Belgium's trade is with fellow EU member states. The major export commodity in Belgium is the automobile, medicament mixtures put in dosage, not mounted or set diamonds. Belgium imports mainly machinery and equipment, chemicals, diamonds, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, transportation equipment and oil products. This page provides - Belgium Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
415.50 1497.60 2896.60 -1026.60 1993 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly




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