Macau Balance of Trade  1997-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Macau's trade deficit widened 32.8 percent year-on-year to MOP 6.63 billion in July of 2018 from a MOP 5 billion deficit a year earlier. It is the largest trade deficit since January, as exports tumbled while imports surged. Imports jumped 23.6 percent to MOP 7.54 billion, mainly boosted by purchases of food and beverages (11.1%); fuel and lubricants (13.3%); garments and footwear (29.8%); gold jewelry (35.9%), and watches (56.3%). Most imports came from China (up 25.6%), Japan (up 77.8%); Switzerland (up 43.5 %); Hong Kong (up 23.1%), and the EU mainly to Italy (up 9.2%). Exports plunged 17.6 percent to MOP 0.92 billion, mainly dragged by re-exports (down 17.4%) and domestic sales fell sharply 18.7 percent. Exports decreased mainly to China (-43%); Hong Kong (-13%) but increased to the US (157.3%) and India (8,4%). In the first seven months of the year, exports went up 5.6 percent year-on-year and imports surged 24.4 percent, widening the trade gap to MOP 43.79 billion. Balance of Trade in Macau averaged -2521367.26 Thousand MOP from 1997 until 2018, 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
2018-06-28 03:00 AM Balance of Trade MOP-6.10B MOP-5.7B MOP -7B
2018-07-31 03:20 AM Balance of Trade MOP-6.20B MOP-6.10B MOP -5.9B
2018-08-31 03:00 AM Balance of Trade MOP-6.6B MOP-6.20B MOP -6.9B
2018-09-28 03:20 AM Balance of Trade MOP-6.6B MOP -6.9B
2018-10-29 03:35 AM Balance of Trade MOP -6.5B
2018-11-28 03:00 AM Balance of Trade MOP -6.9B


Macau Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -6626700.00 -6201540.00 634540.00 -8008621.97 Thousand MOP [+]
Exports 917600.00 1057700.00 2377502.00 357945.69 Thousand MOP [+]
Imports 7544300.00 7259300.00 8993061.49 781040.00 Thousand MOP [+]
Current Account 134526.90 98442.40 178664.00 18673.00 MOP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 27.50 25.40 43.20 17.10 percent [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3403503.00 3034297.00 3403503.00 532588.00 [+]
Terms Of Trade 99.80 99.80 110.20 89.90 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 16500.00 16415.00 18186.00 11540.00 MOP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -10819.70 -4689.20 -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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6626700.00 -6201540.00 634540.00 -8008621.97 1997 - 2018 Thousand MOP Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Argentina -789.00 Jul/18
Australia 1551.00 Jul/18
Brazil 3774.99 Aug/18
Canada -114.30 Jul/18
China 279.10 Aug/18
Euro Area 17555.60 Jul/18
France -3490.00 Jul/18
Germany 16461.00 Jul/18
India -17390.00 Aug/18
Indonesia -1021.40 Aug/18
Italy 5676.00 Jul/18
Japan -444.59 Aug/18
Mexico -2889.20 Jul/18
Netherlands 4612.00 Jul/18
Russia 13402.00 Jul/18
Saudi Arabia 120299.00 Mar/18
Singapore 6755.10 Aug/18
South Africa -4657.00 Jul/18
South Korea 6900.00 Aug/18
Spain -3247700.00 Jul/18
Switzerland 1407.94 Aug/18
Turkey -5980.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom -111.00 Jul/18
United States -50082.00 Jul/18


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