Bhutan recorded a trade deficit of 9979.30 BTN Million in the first quarter of 2018. Balance of Trade in Bhutan averaged -5726.80 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 -34237.00 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 -34045.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bhutan Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -33000.00 BTN Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Bhutan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -9979.30 -8087.50 3469.80 -20835.30 BTN Million [+]
Exports 7329.20 9550.70 30997.40 1129.60 BTN Million [+]
Imports 17308.50 17638.20 50995.40 1254.90 BTN Million [+]
Current Account -36341.50 -43758.84 3707.50 -43758.84 BTN Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -24.44 -33.10 15.80 -33.10 percent [+]
Tourism Revenues 5.50 3.10 15.70 0.50 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.04 0.12 2.76 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4352.00 3301.00 11277.00 459.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 23.80 85.50 1979.00 -1047.90 BTN Million [+]
External Debt 2505.40 2315.60 2505.40 405.50 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9979.30 -8087.50 3469.80 -20835.30 1991 - 2018 BTN Million Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 277.00 Oct/18
Australia 2316.00 Oct/18
Brazil 4062.09 Nov/18
Canada -1165.20 Oct/18
China 447.40 Nov/18
Euro Area 13141.70 Sep/18
France -4052.00 Oct/18
Germany 18300.00 Oct/18
India -17130.00 Oct/18
Indonesia -1819.90 Oct/18
Italy 1274.37 Sep/18
Japan -449.26 Oct/18
Mexico -2936.00 Oct/18
Netherlands 4949.00 Sep/18
Russia 18485.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 162782.00 Jun/18
Singapore 4520.91 Oct/18
South Africa -5549.90 Oct/18
South Korea 5139.00 Nov/18
Spain -3297100.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 2637.00 Oct/18
Turkey -456.10 Oct/18
United Kingdom -3300.00 Oct/18
United States -55488.00 Oct/18


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