Bangladesh recorded a trade deficit of 333 BDT Billion in March of 2022. source: Bangladesh Bank

Balance of Trade in Bangladesh averaged -37.13 BDT Billion from 1976 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 0 BDT Billion in April of 1977 and a record low of -333 BDT Billion in March of 2022. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bangladesh Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bangladesh Balance of Trade - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2022.

Balance of Trade in Bangladesh is expected to be -110.00 BDT Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bangladesh Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -50.00 BDT Billion in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Bangladesh Balance of Trade

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade -333.00 -241.40 BDT Billion Mar 2022
Current Account to GDP -1.00 -1.40 percent of GDP Dec 2021
Current Account -5644.00 -2539.00 USD Million Dec 2021
Imports 656.59 558.28 BDT Billion Mar 2022
Exports 323.59 316.84 BDT Billion Mar 2022
Capital Flows 1.94 0.04 BDT Billion Mar 2022
Remittances 1859.97 1494.47 USD Million Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 1510.00 2650.00 USD Million Dec 2020
External Debt 44.20 38.48 USD Billion Dec 2020

Bangladesh Balance of Trade
Bangladesh has been recording sustained trade deficits since 1976 mainly due to a high value of imports. Main imports are petroleum and oil (11 percent of the total imports); food items (11 percent) and textile (10 percent). Main exports mainly ready made garments (80% of exports revenue).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-333.00 -241.40 0.00 -333.00 1976 - 2022 BDT Billion Monthly