Colombia Exports  1958-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Colombia surged 16.2 percent year-on-year to USD 3.60 billion in July 2018, after rising 15.9 percent in the prior month. The increase in sales was mainly boosted by fuels and mining products (31.9% vs 32.1% in June), of which oil, petroleum products and related (45.5%). Meantime, shipments of manufactured products rose 3.9 percent, essentially ferronickel (919.4%), compared to a 7.7 percent surge in the prior month. In contrast, external sales of agricultural goods fell further (-8.9 percent vs -1.6 percent), dragged down by lower exports of coffee (-29.4%). In July, Colombia sold 18.5 million barrels of oil, a 5.8 percent decline compared to the same month of 2017. The main export partners were the US (24.8 percent of total shipments), followed by Panama (10.0 percent), India (6.6 percent), Turkey (4.2 percent) and Brazil (4.2 percent). Considering the first seven months of 2018, exports grew 10.9 percent over a year ago. Exports in Colombia averaged 1.06 USD Billion from 1958 until 2018, 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
2018-07-03 03:00 PM Exports YoY 5.0% 38.5% 15%
2018-08-02 03:00 PM Exports YoY 15.9% 5% 15%
2018-09-03 03:00 PM Exports YoY 16.2% 15.9% 7%
2018-10-05 03:00 PM Exports YoY 16.2% 15%
2018-11-01 03:00 PM Exports YoY 12%
2018-12-03 03:00 PM Exports YoY 8.9%


Colombia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -0.70 -0.90 0.81 -1.97 USD Billion [+]
Exports 3.60 3.33 5.71 0.02 USD Billion [+]
Imports 4.35 4.23 6.08 0.28 USD Billion [+]
Current Account -3215.00 -2831.00 364.00 -6456.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -4.30 4.10 -6.40 percent [+]
External Debt 126249.40 126240.53 127032.78 36431.04 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3661.60 2133.11 6776.22 197.17 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -3032.46 -2579.83 359.83 -6195.12 USD Million [+]
Remittances 494.30 531.40 944.50 162.44 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 12.80 11.70 12.80 3.49 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 866.00 865.00 1035.00 356.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terms Of Trade 136.89 138.50 165.96 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.60 3.33 5.71 0.02 1958 - 2018 USD Billion Monthly




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