Kosovo Balance of Trade  2003-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The trade gap in Kosovo decreased to EUR 238 million in October 2017 from EUR 214 million in the same month a year earlier. Exports went up 25 percent to EUR 34.1 million, driven mainly by manufactured goods (29.3 percent); crude materials, inedible, except fuels (26.3 percent) and mineral fuels, lubricants and related mater (10.1 percent). Sales increased significantly to the United Kingdom (2521 percent), India (4390 percent) and Norway (566 percent). Imports advanced 12 percent to EUR 243 million, led by purchases of manufactured goods (21.5 percent); machinery and transport equipment (20.2 percent) and food and live animals (16.2 percent). Imports increased mostly from Canada (202 percent), Ireland (120.3 percent) and Romania (180 percent). Balance of Trade in Kosovo averaged -150265.76 EUR Thousand from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -46937 EUR Thousand in January of 2003 and a record low of -264710 EUR Thousand in August of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-25 12:15 PM Balance of Trade €-265M €-237M €-256M
2017-10-25 01:45 PM Balance of Trade €-214M €-265M €-220M
2017-11-24 04:45 PM Balance of Trade €-238M €-214M €-228M
2017-12-26 10:00 AM Balance of Trade €-238M
2018-01-26 11:55 AM Balance of Trade
2018-02-27 01:10 PM Balance of Trade


Kosovo Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -238075.00 -214004.00 -46937.00 -264710.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 34055.00 34110.00 38367.00 1562.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Imports 272129.00 248115.00 297303.00 48559.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 183.50 140.50 183.50 -460.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.30 -9.10 -3.40 -24.33 percent [+]
Capital Flows 115.80 45.10 115.80 -278.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 71.00 60.00 608.70 41.60 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 2.55 2.21 2.90 1.74 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 27.90 24.70 440.70 -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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-238075.00 -214004.00 -46937.00 -264710.00 2003 - 2017 EUR Thousand 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 5157.00 Oct/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