Argentina Balance of Trade  1957-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Argentina’s trade balance turned to a USD 139 million deficit in April of 2017, compared to a USD 372 million surplus a year earlier and market expectations of a USD 100 million surplus. It was the largest deficit recorded for an April month since 1998. Exports increased by 1.7 percent year-on-year (compared to 2.3 percent in March) to USD 4825, with manufacturing exports rising 5.3 percent. Imports soared by 13.6 percent (from 16.4 percent in the previous month) to USD 4964, led by an 85.8 percent surge in gasoline. In March, Argentina recorded a downwardly revised USD 931 million deficit. Balance of Trade in Argentina averaged 239.41 USD Million from 1957 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2543 USD Million in May of 2009 and a record low of -1091 USD Million in December of 2015.

Argentina Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-28 07:00 PM Feb $-122M $-88M $150M $120M
2017-04-25 07:00 PM Mar $-941M $-122M $-350M $-150M
2017-05-23 07:00 PM Apr -$139M $-941M $100M $400M
2017-06-22 07:00 PM May -$139M
2017-07-26 07:00 PM Jun
2017-08-24 07:00 PM Jul




Argentina Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -139.00 -931.00 2543.00 -1091.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 4825.00 4537.00 8393.00 55.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 4964.00 5468.00 7671.00 36.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -4399.99 -2875.02 4214.74 -5846.54 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.90 -0.80 8.50 -4.80 percent [+]
External Debt 192461.67 188777.69 192461.67 87524.40 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 131.30 135.20 151.40 73.60 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 13618.19 3072.07 13618.19 -7404.18 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 788.00 516.05 1454.20 118.06 USD Millions [+]
Remittances 1078.00 991.00 1078.00 100.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1483988.00 1241414.00 1851392.00 711417.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 56.76 61.74 61.74 0.28 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 495.00 502.00 855.00 495.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.50 1.67 2.81 0.36 [+]

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Argentina Balance of Trade Notes

Argentina has been recording trade surpluses since 2001, mostly due to exports of agricultural products. Main exports are: cereals, fats and oils, beef and related products and dairy products (36 percent of total exports), motor vehicles and parts (12 percent); chemicals and related products (7 percent) and crude oil and fuels (5 percent). Main imports are: intermediate goods (29 percent of total imports), parts and accessories for capital goods (20 percent), capital goods (19 percent), fuels and lubricants (13 percent) and motor vehicles (8 percent). Main trading partners are: Brazil (21 percent of total exports and 29 percent of imports), China (7 percent of exports and 14 percent of imports) and United States (5 percent of exports and 10 percent of imports). Others include: Chile, Italy and Spain. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-139.00 -931.00 2543.00 -1091.00 1957 - 2017 USD Million Monthly



balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 3107.00 Mar/17
Brazil 6969.00 Apr/17
Canada -134.70 Mar/17
China 380.48 Apr/17
Euro Area 30899.90 Mar/17
France -5353.00 Mar/17
Germany 25385.00 Mar/17
India -13249.19 Apr/17
Indonesia 1238.30 Apr/17
Italy 5418.04 Mar/17
Japan 481.75 Apr/17
Mexico -183.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 6719.00 Mar/17
Russia 12598.00 Mar/17
South Korea 13254.00 Apr/17
Spain -1458000.00 Mar/17
Switzerland 1968.25 Apr/17
Turkey -4492.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom -4900.00 Mar/17
United States -43706.00 Mar/17