Sri Lanka Balance of Trade  2003-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Sri Lanka recorded a trade deficit of 656 USD Million in September of 2017. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka averaged -492.56 USD Million from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -50.10 USD Million in May of 2003 and a record low of -1100.70 USD Million in November of 2011.

Sri Lanka Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-12 12:00 PM Balance of Trade $-575M $-554M
2017-10-12 09:10 AM Balance of Trade $-856M $-576M
2017-11-10 10:30 AM Balance of Trade $-656M $-856M $-650M
2017-12-12 10:00 AM Balance of Trade $-656M


Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -656.00 -856.30 -50.10 -1100.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 1011.00 1000.60 1070.10 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1666.70 1856.90 1986.41 408.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -795.00 -685.00 255.28 -1695.29 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.30 -0.40 -19.30 percent [+]
External Debt 49146.65 46514.00 49146.65 37098.10 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.88 105.52 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 152429.00 145077.00 224791.00 5536.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 22.30 22.24 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.91 3.49 7.13 2.91 [+]
Tourism Revenues 327.60 352.50 385.70 19.30 USD Million [+]
Remittances 556.60 592.10 708.84 241.34 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 395.00 114.00 636.00 20.00 USD Million [+]

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Sri Lanka Balance of Trade

Sri Lanka exports mostly textiles and garments (40% of total exports) and tea (17%). Others include: spices, gems, coconut products, rubber and fish. Main export partners are United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium and Italy. Sri Lanka imports petroleum, textile fabrics, foodstuffes and machinery and transportation equipment. Main import partners are India, China, Iran and Singapore. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sri Lanka Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sri Lanka 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
-656.00 -856.30 -50.10 -1100.70 2003 - 2017 USD Million 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 -2147708.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 2333.39 Oct/17
Turkey -8134.57 Sep/17
United Kingdom -2754.00 Sep/17
United States -43495.00 Sep/17