Lebanon recorded a trade deficit of 1224.23 USD Million in September of 2018. Balance of Trade in Lebanon averaged -861.06 USD Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of -182.55 USD Million in August of 2006 and a record low of -5575.08 USD Million in December of 2017.

Balance of Trade in Lebanon is expected to be -1655.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Lebanon to stand at -1654.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lebanon Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -1654.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Lebanon Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1224.23 -1591.49 -182.55 -5575.08 USD Million [+]
Exports 213.56 228.57 487.12 26.69 USD Million [+]
Imports 1437.79 1820.06 5825.86 268.55 USD Million [+]
Current Account -1810.40 -146.10 1787.80 -1810.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -18.00 -18.60 37.30 -56.70 percent [+]
External Debt 35409.60 35361.90 35677.60 315.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 2646.40 3492.80 5755.80 -2085.70 USD Million [+]
Remittances 747.00 701.00 1378.50 -248.90 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 286.80 286.80 286.83 286.80 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.64 6.07 6.38 3.06 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 379789.00 525152.00 564453.00 20568.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 202.80 169.13 872.52 -34.68 USD Million [+]

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Lebanon Balance of Trade

The decades long reconstruction efforts in Lebanon has led to consistent trade deficits. Lebanon mainly exports precious stones, metals, electrical equipment, chemical products, food and beverages, and paper. Lebanon mainly imports oil, electrical equipment, precious stones and metals, chemical products, base metals, vehicles, food and beverages, vegetable products and animal products. Lebanon’s main trading partners are South Africa, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Italy, China and France. This page provides - Lebanon Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lebanon Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1224.23 -1591.49 -182.55 -5575.08 1993 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 277.00 Oct/18
Australia 2316.00 Oct/18
Brazil 4062.09 Nov/18
Canada -1165.20 Oct/18
China 447.40 Nov/18
Euro Area 13141.70 Sep/18
France -4052.00 Oct/18
Germany 18395.00 Sep/18
India -17130.00 Oct/18
Indonesia -1819.90 Oct/18
Italy 1274.37 Sep/18
Japan -449.26 Oct/18
Mexico -2936.00 Oct/18
Netherlands 4949.00 Sep/18
Russia 18485.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 162782.00 Jun/18
Singapore 4520.91 Oct/18
South Africa -5549.90 Oct/18
South Korea 5139.00 Nov/18
Spain -3297100.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 2637.00 Oct/18
Turkey -456.10 Oct/18
United Kingdom -27.00 Sep/18
United States -55488.00 Oct/18


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