Greece Balance of Trade  2001-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Greece's trade deficit narrowed slightly to EUR 1.60 billion in December 2017 from EUR 1.62 billion in the same month a year ago. Exports jumped 12.1 percent to EUR 2.61 billion, as sales to the EU rose 10.8 percent and those to countries outside the EU increased 13.6 percent. Meanwhile, imports went up at a softer 6.8 percent to EUR 4.22 billion, boosted by higher purchases from both the EU (3.3 percent) and other countries (11.1 percent). Considering 2017 full year, the trade deficit widened 14.4 percent to EUR 21.43 billion from EUR 18.72 billion in 2016. Balance of Trade in Greece averaged -2309.64 EUR Million from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -716.80 EUR Million in July of 2015 and a record low of -4328.60 EUR Million in March of 2007.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-11 10:00 AM Balance of Trade €-2.175B €-1.334B €-1.6B
2018-01-08 10:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.466B €-2.175B €-1.7B
2018-02-07 10:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.604B €-1.472B € -1.7B
2018-03-09 10:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.604B € -1.7B
2018-04-05 09:00 AM Balance of Trade € -1.8B
2018-05-08 09:00 AM Balance of Trade € -1.7B


Greece Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1603.70 -1471.50 -716.80 -4328.60 EUR Million [+]
Exports 2613.30 2608.10 2765.10 691.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 4217.00 4079.60 6219.50 1919.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -954.00 -624.10 2601.40 -4730.30 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.60 0.10 0.10 -15.20 percent [+]
External Debt 415919.49 429079.33 444999.89 142217.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -414.90 -69.90 5937.60 -4086.60 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 82.50 80.70 247.30 50.50 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 112.94 112.90 132.56 107.21 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 4.14 4.22 5.91 3.43 [+]
Tourism Revenues 225.10 1167.40 3521.50 109.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 347476.00 1476380.00 3491724.00 140107.00 persons [+]
Crude Oil Production 2.00 3.00 11.00 0.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 175.50 140.90 2608.90 -532.30 EUR Million [+]

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Greece Balance of Trade

Greece reports regular trade deficits due to high volume of imports. Main imports are mineral fuels, machinery and transport equipment and chemicals. In recent years, the biggest trade deficits were recorded with Russia, Germany, China, Italy and France. Greece records trade surpluses with Turkey, Cyprus, United States, Algeria and United Arab Emirates. This page provides - Greece Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Greece Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1603.70 -1471.50 -716.80 -4328.60 2001 - 2017 EUR Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia -1358.00 Dec/17
Brazil 2768.44 Jan/18
Canada -3186.30 Dec/17
China 203.40 Jan/18
Euro Area 25414.60 Dec/17
France -3468.00 Dec/17
Germany 18226.00 Dec/17
India -16298.47 Jan/18
Indonesia -676.90 Jan/18
Italy 5253.08 Dec/17
Japan 358.97 Dec/17
Mexico -156.97 Dec/17
Netherlands 4104.00 Dec/17
Russia 13700.00 Dec/17
South Korea 3700.00 Jan/18
Spain -1621000.00 Nov/17
Switzerland 2632.00 Dec/17
Turkey -9206.19 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4896.00 Dec/17
United States -53118.00 Dec/17


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