Bhutan recorded a trade deficit of 9251.80 BTN Million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Balance of Trade in Bhutan averaged -5760.17 BTN Million from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3469.80 BTN Million in the fourth quarter of 2007 and a record low of -20835.30 BTN Million in the fourth quarter of 2011.

Balance of Trade in Bhutan is expected to be -10100.00 BTN 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 Bhutan to stand at -5000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bhutan Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -9000.00 BTN Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Bhutan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -9251.80 -1993.10 3469.80 -20835.30 BTN Million [+]
Current Account -31306.95 -36142.83 3707.50 -41436.09 BTN Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -18.20 -24.44 15.80 -33.10 percent [+]
Exports 8830.60 15288.80 30997.40 1129.60 BTN Million [+]
Imports 18082.40 17282.00 50995.40 1254.90 BTN Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 7.10 3.20 17.30 0.50 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.02 0.04 2.76 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5441.00 3147.00 11277.00 459.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 237.80 18.80 1979.00 -1047.90 BTN Million [+]
External Debt 2642.10 2505.40 2642.10 405.50 USD Million [+]

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Bhutan Balance of Trade

Recent hydroelectric projects have narrowed Bhutan’s trade deficit. Bhutan mainly exports electricity, metals, chemical products, food, wood and rubber. Bhutan mainly imports oil and fuels, base metals, machinery and electrical appliances, vehicles, wood and food. Bhutan's main trading partner is India, accounting for 90 percent of foreign trade. Other partners include Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Bangladesh and Japan. This page provides - Bhutan Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bhutan Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9251.80 -1993.10 3469.80 -20835.30 1991 - 2018 BTN Million Quarterly




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Australia 5745.00 May/19
Brazil 5020.00 Jun/19
Canada 762.30 May/19
China 509.76 Jun/19
Euro Area 23033.60 May/19
France -3278.00 May/19
Germany 20600.00 May/19
India -15280.00 Jun/19
Indonesia 196.00 Jun/19
Italy 5347.00 May/19
Japan 589.46 Jun/19
Mexico 1030.71 May/19
Netherlands 5579.00 May/19
Russia 11823.00 May/19
Saudi Arabia 131636.00 Mar/19
Singapore 2447.29 Jun/19
South Africa 1737.21 May/19
South Korea 4168.00 Jun/19
Spain -2110200.00 May/19
Switzerland 3251.00 Jun/19
Turkey -1837.83 May/19
United Kingdom -2324.00 May/19
United States -55520.00 May/19


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