Sudan recorded a trade deficit of 556067 USD Thousand in December of 2018. Balance of Trade in Sudan averaged -220672.72 USD Thousand from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 704214 USD Thousand in May of 2011 and a record low of -5102027 USD Thousand in January of 2017.

Balance of Trade in Sudan is expected to be -538628.00 USD Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Sudan to stand at -528406.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sudan Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -526947.00 USD Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Sudan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -556067.00 -627678.00 704214.00 -5102027.00 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account -1615.10 -1312.60 1756.20 -2375.77 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -3.40 1.23 -15.22 percent [+]
Imports 942000.00 887630.00 9163004.00 174078.00 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 385933.00 259951.00 4060977.00 141830.00 USD Thousand [+]
Capital Flows 1222.50 965.50 1740.89 -964.20 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 95.00 95.00 520.00 0.10 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 6.18 6.45 6.69 5.14 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 430.10 299.90 1565.18 220.70 USD Million [+]

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Sudan Balance of Trade

Sudan’s average trade deficits can be attributed to the lack of manufacturing industry and commercial agriculture which make the country dependent on imports for food, manufactured goods and machinery. Sudan is a net exporter of gold and livestock. Main trading partner is China (78 percent of exports and 22 of imports) followed by Italy and UAE. This page provides - Sudan Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sudan Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-556067.00 -627678.00 704214.00 -5102027.00 2003 - 2018 USD Thousand Monthly




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Canada -2894.80 Feb/19
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Euro Area 17938.00 Feb/19
France -4002.00 Feb/19
Germany 17900.00 Feb/19
India -10890.00 Mar/19
Indonesia 540.20 Mar/19
Italy 3267.83 Feb/19
Japan 528.50 Mar/19
Mexico 1222.00 Feb/19
Netherlands 5130.00 Feb/19
Russia 15671.00 Feb/19
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Singapore 3615.50 Mar/19
South Africa 3990.00 Feb/19
South Korea 5222.00 Mar/19
Spain -4483276.00 Jan/19
Switzerland 2494.00 Mar/19
Turkey -2134.33 Feb/19
United Kingdom -4860.00 Feb/19
United States -49382.00 Feb/19


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