Rwanda recorded a trade deficit of 138.23 USD Million in December of 2018. Balance of Trade in Rwanda averaged -185.67 USD Million from 1998 until 2018, reaching an all time high of -20.59 USD Million in December of 2017 and a record low of -1268.30 USD Million in December of 2012.

Balance of Trade in Rwanda is expected to be -100.29 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 Rwanda to stand at -100.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Rwanda Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -100.30 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Rwanda Balance of Trade
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Rwanda Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -138.23 -156.27 -20.59 -1268.30 USD Million [+]
Current Account -736.50 -621.56 99.12 -1335.78 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -14.10 -16.60 1.80 -16.60 percent [+]
Imports 217.13 240.07 1859.00 142.50 USD Million [+]
Exports 78.90 83.80 590.80 37.16 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -460.60 -365.90 426.80 -776.51 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 2.18 1.93 3.94 0.42 [+]
External Debt 3010.00 2453.00 3010.00 511.20 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 293.40 254.50 315.00 118.67 USD Million [+]

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Rwanda Balance of Trade

Rwanda's exports remained dominated by traditional products such as coffee, tea and minerals like tin, coltan, wolfram and cassiterite. Rwanda's main exports partners are China, Germany and United States. Rwanda imports mainly food products, machinery and equipment, construction materials, petroleum products and fertilizers. Main imports partners are Kenya, Germany, Uganda and Belgium. This page provides - Rwanda Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Rwanda 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
-138.23 -156.27 -20.59 -1268.30 1998 - 2018 USD Million Monthly

Country Last Previous
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