Singapore recorded a trade surplus of 2782.79 Million SGD in April of 2019. Balance of Trade in Singapore averaged 898.76 Million SGD from 1964 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 8077.24 Million SGD in March of 2015 and a record low of -1999.81 Million SGD in October of 1993.

Balance of Trade in Singapore is expected to be 3700.00 Million SGD by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Singapore to stand at 5000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Singapore Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 7300.00 Million SGD in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-18 01:00 AM Balance of Trade $2.41B $1.94B $2.4B
2019-03-18 01:00 AM Balance of Trade $5.20B $2.37B $2.6B
2019-04-17 01:00 AM Balance of Trade $3.62B $5.20B
2019-05-17 01:00 AM Balance of Trade $2.78B $3.62B $4.5B
2019-06-18 12:45 AM Balance of Trade $2.78B $4.1B
2019-07-17 01:00 AM Balance of Trade $ 3.7B
2019-08-17 12:30 AM Balance of Trade $2.5B


Singapore Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2782.79 3599.34 8077.24 -1999.81 Million SGD [+]
Current Account 17796.10 24685.50 24685.50 -659.20 SGD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 17.70 16.00 26.10 -13.10 percent [+]
Imports 41100.06 40291.44 44689.59 266.38 Million SGD [+]
Exports 43882.85 43890.78 48730.89 197.68 Million SGD [+]
External Debt 2045992.30 1981146.00 2045992.30 854184.00 SGD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.62 99.70 178.53 98.83 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 21311.40 18305.40 23813.20 -5008.50 SGD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1564254.00 1492671.00 1730428.00 147954.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 127.40 127.40 127.40 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 47.00 48.00 91.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 26249.00 37655.80 39332.80 -4441.60 SGD Million [+]

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Singapore Balance of Trade

Singapore economy relies on purchasing of intermediate goods and exporting of high-value added products. Main exports are: machinery and equipment (43 percent of the total exports); petroleum (19 percent) and chemicals (13 percent). Main imports are: machinery and equipment (39 percent of the total imports); petroleum (33 percent); chemical products (7 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (7 percent). In 2017, the biggest trade deficits were recorded with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia and the United States. Singapore did not record surpluses with any country. This page provides the latest reported value for - Singapore Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Singapore 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
2782.79 3599.34 8077.24 -1999.81 1964 - 2019 Million SGD Monthly
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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 -2352600.00 Mar/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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