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

The trade gap in Kosovo narrowed to EUR 229 million in March 2018 from EUR 233.4 million in the same month a year earlier. Imports fell 3.5 percent to EUR 255.4 million, mainly due to lower purchases of raw materials (-38.2 percent), beverages & tobacco (-9.5 percent), mineral fuels (-4.4 percent), manufactured goods (-3.9 percent), machinery & transport equipment (-4.4 percent), miscellaneous manufactured articles (-1.3 percent). Imports decreased mostly from Serbia (-5.5 percent), Germany (-8.6 percent), Turkey (-7.3 percent) and Italy (-27.2 percent) . Meantime, exports slumped 15.4 percent to EUR 26.4 million, as sales fell for manufactured goods (-55.3 percent), food & live animals (-13.5 percent), raw materials (-7.6 percent) and chemical & related products (-12 percent). Exports fell mainly to Montenegro (-31.2 percent), Switzerland (-6 percent) and Italy (-32.7 percent). Balance of Trade in Kosovo averaged -152065.98 EUR Thousand from 2003 until 2018, 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
2018-02-27 12:50 PM Balance of Trade €-170.5M €-268M € -243.8M
2018-03-23 02:00 PM Balance of Trade €-182.8M €-170.5M € -200M
2018-04-24 12:15 PM Balance of Trade €-228.9M €-182.8M €-238M
2018-05-24 02:00 PM Balance of Trade €-228.9M €-214M
2018-06-22 01:00 PM Balance of Trade €-212M
2018-07-24 10:00 AM Balance of Trade € -217.2M


Kosovo Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -228974.00 -182843.00 -46937.00 -267835.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 26441.00 22397.00 38367.00 1562.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Imports 255414.00 205240.00 297316.00 48559.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account -7.40 -82.80 176.70 -460.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.30 -9.10 -3.40 -24.33 percent [+]
Capital Flows 49.50 -102.60 101.40 -278.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 55.30 69.40 608.70 41.60 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 2.55 2.21 2.90 1.74 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 25.40 19.40 440.70 -19.10 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 2091.60 2173.50 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-228974.00 -182843.00 -46937.00 -267835.00 2003 - 2018 EUR Thousand Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1527.00 Mar/18
Brazil 6140.00 Apr/18
Canada -4139.60 Mar/18
China 287.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 26932.60 Mar/18
France -5258.00 Mar/18
Germany 25187.00 Mar/18
India -13720.00 Apr/18
Indonesia -1629.30 Apr/18
Italy 4531.06 Mar/18
Japan 625.98 Apr/18
Mexico 1917.55 Mar/18
Netherlands 5280.00 Mar/18
Russia 15001.00 Mar/18
South Korea 6611.00 Apr/18
Spain -2167000.00 Feb/18
Switzerland 2315.30 Mar/18
Turkey -5855.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -3091.00 Mar/18
United States -48956.00 Mar/18


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