Colombia Exports  1958-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Colombia increased 15.1 percent year-on-year to USD 3.13 billion in October of 2017, following a 19.3 percent rise in September. Sales rose at a softer pace for fuels and mining products (22.5 percent from 35.9 percent), mainly driven by an increase in sales of coal, coke and briquettes (45.1 percent). On the other hand, exports rose faster for agricultural goods, food and beverages (21.5 percent from 18.6 percent), namely bananas (63.9 percent) and unroasted coffee (11.6 percent). Also, sales advanced for manufactured goods (3.3 percent from 0.2 percent), boosted by exports of ferronickel (83.8 percent) and plastics in primary forms (16.7 percent) but they decreased for materials and chemicals (-26.3 percent). The main export partners were the US (24.6 percent), followed by Panama, China, the Netherlands, Ecuador, Brazil and Peru. Exports in Colombia averaged 1.02 USD Billion from 1958 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5.71 USD Billion in March of 2012 and a record low of 0.02 USD Billion in December of 1963.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-29 03:00 PM Exports YoY 1.50% 37.6% 5.0%
2017-11-01 03:00 PM Exports YoY 19.30% 1.50% 10.0%
2017-12-01 03:00 PM Exports YoY 15.1% 19.30% 25.0%
2018-02-02 03:05 PM Exports YoY 15.1%
2018-03-02 03:00 PM Exports YoY
2018-04-03 03:00 PM Exports YoY


Colombia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -0.45 -1.12 0.81 -1.97 USD Billion [+]
Exports 3.13 3.28 5.71 0.02 USD Billion [+]
Imports 3.73 4.19 6.08 0.28 USD Billion [+]
Current Account -2708.00 -3411.00 364.00 -6454.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -6.40 4.10 -6.40 percent [+]
External Debt 124770.03 121618.05 124770.03 -3130.97 COP Billion [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2685.00 2514.34 6776.22 197.17 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -2587.79 -3172.05 359.83 -6237.71 USD Million [+]
Remittances 521.70 447.00 944.50 162.44 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 5.76 5.76 10.36 3.49 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 804.00 865.00 1035.00 356.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terms Of Trade 130.43 127.84 185.94 73.87 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 5.60 5.95 7.16 5.58 [+]

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Colombia Exports

Colombia´s economy is highly dependent on exports of commodities. Oil and coal exports account for 59 percent of total shipments and gold for 5 percent. Yet, in recent years, other products such as chemicals, machinery and cut flowers have been gaining importance. Colombia´s main exports partners are: United States (36 percent of total exports), China (6 percent), Spain (5 percent) and Venezuela (4 percent). Others include: Netherlands, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, India, Brazil, and United Kingdom. This page provides - Colombia Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Colombia Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.13 3.28 5.71 0.02 1958 - 2017 USD Billion Monthly