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

Sweden posted a trade deficit of SEK 6.5 billion in April of 2018 from SEK 3.0 billion gap in the corresponding month a year ago. Imports jumped 19 percent to SEK 122.4 billion and exports grew at a softer 16 percent to SEK 115.9 billion. The number of weekdays in April 2018 was two more than in April 2017. Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 12.3 billion, while EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 18.8 billion. Seasonally adjusted, the net trade amounted to SEK 3.2 billion, compared with a deficit of SEK 2.3 billion in March. The corresponding figure for February was a deficit of SEK 1.4 billion. Year-to-date, the trade gap widened to SEK 10.1 billion from SEK 3.8 billion, as purchases rose 11 percent to SEK 461.5 billion and sales advanced 9 percent to SEK 471.6 billion. Balance of Trade in Sweden averaged 3558.02 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
2018-03-27 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 SEK-6.5B SEK1.9B SEK-2.2B
2018-06-28 07:30 AM Balance of Trade SEK-6.5B SEK 1.5B
2018-07-27 07:30 AM Balance of Trade SEK 5.1B
2018-08-28 07:30 AM Balance of Trade


Sweden Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -6500.00 1900.00 21800.00 -10500.00 SEK million [+]
Exports 115900.00 122000.00 122000.00 970.00 SEK million [+]
Imports 122400.00 120100.00 122400.00 1020.00 SEK million [+]
Current Account 21.90 37.00 82.30 -15.90 SEK Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.20 4.20 8.20 -3.30 percent [+]
External Debt 110455.00 110839.00 426313.00 0.00 SEK Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.75 100.94 125.65 93.45 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 22807.00 47837.00 349007.00 -69772.00 SEK Million [+]
Capital Flows 116.30 -66.90 162.90 -122.40 SEK Billion [+]
Remittances 16.20 16.30 20.00 3.50 SEK Billion [+]
Gold Reserves 125.70 125.70 185.42 125.70 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6500.00 1900.00 21800.00 -10500.00 1960 - 2018 SEK million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 977.00 Apr/18
Brazil 5981.00 May/18
Canada -1902.20 Apr/18
China 249.22 May/18
Euro Area 16704.70 Apr/18
France -4954.00 Apr/18
Germany 20413.00 Apr/18
India -14620.00 May/18
Indonesia -1629.30 Apr/18
Italy 2937.96 Apr/18
Japan -578.32 May/18
Mexico -289.15 Apr/18
Netherlands 3841.00 Apr/18
Russia 15316.00 Apr/18
South Korea 6732.00 May/18
Spain -830631.00 Mar/18
Switzerland 2255.00 May/18
Turkey -6690.00 Apr/18
United Kingdom -5280.00 Apr/18
United States -46199.00 Apr/18


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