Sweden Balance of Trade  1960-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Swedish trade balance switched to a SEK 2.6 billion surplus in March of 2018 from a SEK 0.5 billion deficit in the same month a year earlier. Exports increased 2.5 percent to SEK 122.1 billion while imports were almost unchanged at SEK 119.5 billion. Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 15.9 billion, while EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 13.3 billion. Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 0.3 billion in both March and February 2018. In the first quarter of the year, the trade deficit widened to SEK 2.1 billion from SEK 0.8 billion in the same period of 2017, with both exports and imports increasing by 7 percent to SEK 345.6 billion and SEK 347.7 billion respectively. Balance of Trade in Sweden averaged 3574.84 SEK million from 1960 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 21800 SEK million in March of 2006 and a record low of -10500 SEK million in August of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-27 08:30 AM Balance of Trade SEK-1.8B SEK-3.1B SEK 0.9B
2018-03-27 07:30 AM Balance of Trade SEK-3.4B SEK-3.3B SEK-2.2B
2018-04-26 07:30 AM Balance of Trade SEK2.6B SEK-2B SEK-1.6B
2018-05-28 07:30 AM Balance of Trade SEK2.6B SEK-2.2B
2018-06-28 07:30 AM Balance of Trade
2018-07-27 07:30 AM Balance of Trade SEK 5.1B


Sweden Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2600.00 -2000.00 21800.00 -10500.00 SEK million [+]
Exports 122100.00 108300.00 122100.00 970.00 SEK million [+]
Imports 119500.00 110300.00 121700.00 1020.00 SEK million [+]
Current Account 33.50 44.70 82.30 -15.90 SEK Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.20 4.20 8.20 -3.30 percent [+]
External Debt 110839.00 112945.00 426313.00 0.00 SEK Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.94 100.95 125.65 93.45 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 13720.00 51369.00 349007.00 -69772.00 SEK Million [+]
Capital Flows 116.30 -66.90 162.90 -122.40 SEK Billion [+]
Remittances 16.20 15.00 19.80 3.50 SEK Billion [+]
Gold Reserves 125.70 125.72 185.42 125.70 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.76 3.98 3.98 0.01 [+]
Weapons Sales 83.00 267.00 898.00 15.00 USD Million [+]

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Sweden Balance of Trade

Sweden exports mostly machinery, motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron, steel products, chemicals. The country imports machinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel; foodstuffs and clothing. European Union is by far its largest trading partner accounting for about 61% of exports and 72% of imports. Norway, Russia, The United States and China play also an important role. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sweden Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sweden Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2600.00 -2000.00 21800.00 -10500.00 1960 - 2018 SEK million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1527.00 Mar/18
Brazil 6140.00 Apr/18
Canada -4139.60 Mar/18
China 287.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 26932.60 Mar/18
France -5258.00 Mar/18
Germany 25187.00 Mar/18
India -13720.00 Apr/18
Indonesia -1629.30 Apr/18
Italy 4531.06 Mar/18
Japan 625.98 Apr/18
Mexico -289.15 Apr/18
Netherlands 5280.00 Mar/18
Russia 15001.00 Mar/18
South Korea 6611.00 Apr/18
Spain -830631.00 Mar/18
Switzerland 2315.30 Mar/18
Turkey -5855.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -3091.00 Mar/18
United States -48956.00 Mar/18


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