Greece Balance of Trade  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Greece's trade deficit widened to EUR 2.18 billion in October 2017 from EUR 1.80 billion in the same month a year ago. Imports jumped 13.9 percent to EUR 4.67 billion, as purchases from the EU rose 11.3 percent and those from countries outside the EU increased 16.4 percent. Meanwhile, exports went up at a softer 8.6 percent to EUR 2.49 billion, boosted by higher sales to the EU (10.9 percent) and to countries outside the EU (6 percent). Considering January to October, the trade deficit widened 18.4 percent to EUR 18.29 billion from EUR 15.45 billion in the same period of 2016. Balance of Trade in Greece averaged -2317.16 EUR Million from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -716.90 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
2017-10-06 09:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.633B €-1.514B €-1.4B
2017-11-07 10:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.325B €-1.662B €-1.7B
2017-12-11 10:00 AM Balance of Trade €-2.175B €-1.334B €-1.6B
2018-01-08 10:00 AM Balance of Trade €-2.175B
2018-02-07 10:00 AM Balance of Trade
2018-03-09 10:00 AM Balance of Trade


Greece Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2175.00 -1333.80 -716.90 -4328.60 EUR Million [+]
Exports 2491.90 2430.40 2766.00 691.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 4666.90 3764.10 6219.50 1919.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 1213.00 1826.60 2601.40 -4730.30 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.60 0.10 0.10 -15.20 percent [+]
External Debt 429079.33 432179.88 444999.89 142217.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 667.30 1906.60 5937.60 -4086.60 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 83.60 89.10 247.30 50.50 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 112.87 112.84 132.56 107.21 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 4.14 4.22 5.91 3.43 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3521.50 2925.20 3521.50 109.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2743210.00 3391812.00 3491724.00 140107.00 persons [+]
Crude Oil Production 2.00 2.00 11.00 0.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 304.90 377.90 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 (34 percent of the total imports); machinery and transport equipment (14 percent) and chemicals (13 percent). 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2175.00 -1333.80 -716.90 -4328.60 2001 - 2017 EUR Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 105.00 Oct/17
Brazil 3545.75 Nov/17
Canada -1474.50 Oct/17
China 402.10 Nov/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4956.00 Oct/17
Germany 18900.00 Oct/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 285.36 Oct/17
Mexico -2066.00 Oct/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 9832.00 Oct/17
South Korea 7800.00 Nov/17
Spain -2147708.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 2333.39 Oct/17
Turkey -7324.23 Oct/17
United Kingdom -1405.00 Oct/17
United States -48731.00 Oct/17