Kosovo Balance of Trade  2003-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The trade deficit in Kosovo widened to EUR 268 million in December 2017 from EUR 247 million in the same month a year earlier. Imports increased 9.5 percent to EUR 297 million, mainly due to higher purchases of machinery and transport equipment (19.1 percent); manufactured goods (9.4 percent) and food and live animals (7.9 percent). Among major trading partners, imports increased mostly from Germany (38.2 percent), China (21.8 percent) and Serbia (21.7 percent). Meantime, exports jumped 20.2 percent to EUR 29.5 million, mostly due to higher sales of manufactured goods (59.0 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (31.0 percent). Exports rose mainly to India (903.8 percent) and Albania (26.3 percent). Balance of Trade in Kosovo averaged -151365.08 EUR Thousand from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -46937 EUR Thousand in January of 2003 and a record low of -267835 EUR Thousand in December of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-24 04:45 PM Balance of Trade €-238M €-214M €-228M
2017-12-26 04:00 PM Balance of Trade €-231M €-238M €-211M
2018-01-25 10:30 AM Balance of Trade €-268M €-231M € -230.6M
2018-02-27 01:10 PM Balance of Trade €-268M € -243.8M
2018-03-23 02:00 PM Balance of Trade € -240.6M
2018-04-24 11:30 AM Balance of Trade € -234.5M


Kosovo Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -267835.00 -230573.00 -46937.00 -267835.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 29481.00 30091.00 38367.00 1562.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Imports 297316.00 260664.00 297316.00 48559.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account -42.20 -55.80 184.90 -460.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.30 -9.10 -3.40 -24.33 percent [+]
Capital Flows 44.30 -93.50 101.40 -278.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 69.70 63.10 608.70 41.60 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 2.55 2.21 2.90 1.74 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 25.20 -0.30 440.70 -19.10 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 2173.50 2108.20 2173.50 520.64 EUR Million [+]

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Kosovo Balance of Trade

Kosovo has reported increasingly large trade deficits (57 percent of GDP in 2007) due to having a very weak export base. Kosovo predominantly exports metals (47 percent of total exports) and mineral products (30 percent of total exports). Kosovo’s main imports are mineral products, appliances and electric materials, prepared food, beverages and tobacco. Kosovo’s main trading partners are Macedonia, Germany, Italy, Serbia, China and Turkey. . This page provides - Kosovo Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kosovo 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
-267835.00 -230573.00 -46937.00 -267835.00 2003 - 2017 EUR Thousand 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 -943.42 Jan/18
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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