Finland Balance of Trade  1975-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Finland's trade deficit increased to EUR 325 million in April of 2017 from EUR 280 million in the same month of the prior year, a preliminary estimate showed. Exports rose 5 percent from the previous year to EUR 4.5 billion, mainly boosted by higher sales of refined oil products, electrical machinery and equipment, metals and transport equipment. Among major trading partners, exports to the EU went up 3 percent and those to countries outside the EU increased by 6 percent, mainly to the US and China. Imports also went up 5 percent to nearly EUR 4.9 billion, mainly due to purchases of crude oil and refined oil products as well as iron and steel. Imports from countries outside the EU jump 16 percent, mainly from Russia, and those from the EU fell 1 percent. Considering January to April 2017, the trade deficit narrowed to EUR 995 million from EUR 1.2 billion in the same period a year earlier. Balance of Trade in Finland averaged 230.99 EUR Million from 1975 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1749 EUR Million in November of 2002 and a record low of -795.40 EUR Million in December of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-07 06:00 AM Feb €-280M €-447M €-202M
2017-05-08 06:00 AM Mar €-10M €-236M €-307M
2017-06-07 06:00 AM Apr €-325M €75M €-212M
2017-07-07 06:00 AM May €-325M
2017-08-07 06:00 AM Jun
2017-09-07 06:00 AM Jul




Finland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -325.00 75.00 1749.00 -795.40 EUR Million [+]
Exports 4525.00 5410.00 6451.00 190.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 4850.00 5335.00 5878.00 311.30 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -698.00 109.00 2018.00 -1815.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.10 -0.60 8.20 -5.40 percent [+]
External Debt 419978.00 463528.00 490932.00 203416.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 86.90 86.60 131.80 84.40 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 2966.00 -1918.00 8544.00 -10388.00 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 74154.00 75753.00 75753.00 5356.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 5.00 5.00 5.00 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 49.14 49.14 49.14 49.05 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 66.00 23.00 137.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 2.38 0.00 2.38 0.00 [+]

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Finland Balance of Trade Notes

International trade makes a third of Finland’s GDP. Finnish principal exports are: telecommunications equipment, passenger cars and forestry products and paper and paperboard. Finnish principal imports are food stuffs, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, transport equipment, iron and steel, machinery, textile yarn and fabrics and grains. European Union makes 55 percent of the total trade. The largest trade flows are with Germany, Russia, Sweden, China and U.S. This page provides - Finland Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Finland Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-325.00 75.00 1749.00 -795.40 1975 - 2017 EUR Million Monthly



balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 555.00 Apr/17
Brazil 7661.00 May/17
Canada -370.30 Apr/17
China 407.90 May/17
Euro Area 17858.90 Apr/17
France -5535.00 Apr/17
Germany 18078.00 Apr/17
India -13841.70 May/17
Indonesia 474.00 May/17
Italy 3601.32 Apr/17
Japan -203.37 May/17
Mexico 616.79 Apr/17
Netherlands 3833.00 Apr/17
Russia 8001.00 Apr/17
South Korea 5990.00 May/17
Spain -1198829.00 Apr/17
Switzerland 3400.03 May/17
Turkey -4945.41 Apr/17
United Kingdom -2050.00 Apr/17
United States -47617.00 Apr/17