Liberia recorded a trade deficit of 84.40 USD Million in December of 2018. Balance of Trade in Liberia averaged -43.87 USD Million from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 15.10 USD Million in January of 2005 and a record low of -198.02 USD Million in January of 2015.

Balance of Trade in Liberia is expected to be -48.89 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 Liberia to stand at -48.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Liberia Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -48.90 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Liberia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -84.40 -51.60 15.10 -198.02 USD Million [+]
Current Account -134.10 -135.10 245.60 -1069.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -15.80 -25.10 8.91 -64.70 percent [+]
Exports 32.70 23.60 83.50 0.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 117.10 75.20 219.06 3.40 USD Million [+]
External Debt 711.50 676.40 1681.92 222.80 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.21 0.13 3.01 0.00 [+]

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Liberia Balance of Trade

Liberia’s systemic trade deficit is a result of high imports. Liberia is a net importer of fuel (35 percent of total imports) and machinery (25 percent). The main exports are: rubber (60 percent of total exports), gold, diamonds and iron. Liberia’s main trading partners are the United States, Canada and the Middle East. This page provides the latest reported value for - Liberia Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Liberia Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-84.40 -51.60 15.10 -198.02 2003 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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Canada -3211.20 Mar/19
China 138.39 Apr/19
Euro Area 22532.90 Mar/19
France -5324.00 Mar/19
Germany 22683.00 Mar/19
India -15330.00 Apr/19
Indonesia -2501.90 Apr/19
Italy 4625.00 Mar/19
Japan 528.50 Mar/19
Mexico 1429.00 Mar/19
Netherlands 5330.00 Mar/19
Russia 15537.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 180059.00 Dec/18
Singapore 2782.79 Apr/19
South Africa 5004.63 Mar/19
South Korea 4120.00 Apr/19
Spain -2627773.00 Feb/19
Switzerland 2494.00 Mar/19
Turkey -2136.73 Mar/19
United Kingdom -5408.00 Mar/19
United States -50000.00 Mar/19


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