Romanian trade deficit widened to EUR 1.23 billion in March 2019 from EUR 1.06 billion in the same month the previous year. Year-on-year, imports rose 2.7 percent to EUR 7.36 billion, as purchases grew mainly from the EU countries (4.2 percent). Meanwhile, exports edged up 0.4 percent to EUR 6.13 billion, as sales to the EU countries were up 2.5 percent while those to countries outside the EU shrank 6.4 percent. Considering the first three months of 2019, the trade gap increased to EUR 3.64 billion from EUR 2.74 billion in the corresponding period a year earlier. Balance of Trade in Romania averaged -635.64 EUR Million from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 137.60 EUR Million in February of 1996 and a record low of -2542.10 EUR Million in September of 2008.

Balance of Trade in Romania is expected to be -1330.00 EUR 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 Romania to stand at -990.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Romania Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -1620.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-11 07:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.71B €-1.57B € -1.59B
2019-03-12 07:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.26B €-1.71B € -0.75B
2019-04-09 06:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.15B €-1.26B €-0.82B
2019-05-10 06:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.23B €-1.15B € -1.09B
2019-06-10 06:00 AM Balance of Trade €-1.23B € -1.02B
2019-07-10 06:00 AM Balance of Trade € -1.25B
2019-08-09 06:00 AM Balance of Trade € -1.33B


Romania Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1232.10 -1149.90 137.60 -2542.10 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -753.00 -761.00 831.00 -2344.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.50 -3.20 6.60 -13.60 percent [+]
Imports 7361.10 7041.70 8227.10 219.70 EUR Million [+]
Exports 6129.00 5891.80 6337.50 143.20 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 99814.00 99610.00 102679.50 13078.60 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 861.00 931.00 1724.00 594.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 103.70 103.70 105.32 103.67 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.23 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 139818.00 150913.00 337836.00 66422.00 persons [+]
Weapons Sales 2.00 108.00 173.00 0.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 70.00 70.00 146.00 70.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 308.66 550.02 2933.00 -393.80 EUR Million [+]

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Romania Balance of Trade

Romania exports mostly machinery and transport equipment, raw materials, and miscellaneous manufactured articles like textiles and footwear. Romania imports machinery and transport equipment, raw materials, chemicals and fuels. More than 70% of exports and imports are with other European Union members with Italy, Germany and France being the most important. This page provides - Romania Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Romania 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
-1232.10 -1149.90 137.60 -2542.10 1992 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly




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Argentina 1183.00 Mar/19
Australia 4949.00 Mar/19
Brazil 6060.00 Apr/19
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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