Macau Balance of Trade  1997-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Macau's trade deficit widened 15.2 percent to MOP 6.20 billion in September of 2017, compared to a MOP 5.38 billion gap in a year earlier. It was the largest trade deficit since October 2015. Exports rose by 10.7 percent to MOP 1.03 billion, driven by an increase in sales of watches (8.1percent); diamond & diamond jewellery (40.3 percent); textilles, knitted or crocheted (121.1 percent), and machines, apparatus and parts (42 percent). Sales went up to Hong Kong (16.8 percent); the US (22.2 percent), and France (115.4 percent). Imports increased by 5.3 percent to MOP 7.23 billion, led by watches (20.8 percent); jewelry (20.70 percent); garments & footwear (5.5 percent); handbags and wallets (33.3 percent); beauty, cosmetic and skin care products (11 percent); fuel and lubricants (2.7 percent), and food and beverages (3.4 percent). Imports rose from France (2.4 percent); Switzerland (14.8 percent), Italy (27.4 percent), the US (0.1 percent), and Hong Kong (9.5 percent). Balance of Trade in Macau averaged -2387546.53 Thousand MOP from 1997 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 634540 Thousand MOP in July of 2000 and a record low of -8008621.97 Thousand MOP in December of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-31 03:00 AM Balance of Trade MOP-5B MOP-5.24B
2017-09-27 03:20 AM Balance of Trade MOP-5.5B MOP-5B
2017-10-27 03:35 AM Balance of Trade MOP-6.2B MOP-5.5B MOP-5.2B
2017-11-29 08:45 AM Balance of Trade MOP-6.2B
2017-12-30 07:00 AM Balance of Trade


Macau Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -6203200.00 -5529322.77 634540.00 -8008621.97 Thousand MOP [+]
Exports 102280.00 804548.56 2377502.00 102280.00 Thousand MOP [+]
Imports 7226100.00 6333871.33 8993061.49 781040.00 Thousand MOP [+]
Current Account 98442.40 103162.80 178664.00 18673.00 MOP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 27.10 25.40 43.20 17.10 percent [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2486383.00 2866400.00 3086271.00 532588.00 [+]
Terms Of Trade 100.40 99.60 110.20 89.90 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 14749.00 13458.00 16318.00 11540.00 MOP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -3480.80 -7568.20 -1443.10 -40625.60 MOP Million [+]

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Macau Balance of Trade

Macau’s trade deficits have been rising in recent years as a result of declining exports and rising imports. Macau mostly exports clothing and textiles, tobacco and wine, machinery and transport equipment, copper, watches, diamond jewellery, office machines and telecommunication equipment. Macau imports food and beverages, gold jewellery, mobile phones, watches, hand bags, vehicles, footwear and portable computers. Macau’s main trading partners are China, the United States, Japan, Hong-Kong, Singapore, Germany and Taiwan. . This page provides - Macao Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Macau Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6203200.00 -5529322.77 634540.00 -8008621.97 1997 - 2017 Thousand MOP Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1745.00 Sep/17
Brazil 5201.00 Oct/17
Canada -3179.70 Sep/17
China 381.74 Oct/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4669.00 Sep/17
Germany 24100.00 Sep/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 285.36 Oct/17
Mexico -1886.40 Sep/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7300.00 Oct/17
Spain -3226685.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 2917.62 Sep/17
Turkey -8134.57 Sep/17
United Kingdom -2754.00 Sep/17
United States -43495.00 Sep/17