Bangladesh Imports 1976-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports in Bangladesh increased to 259.93 BDT Billion in May from 249.46 BDT Billion in April of 2015. Imports in Bangladesh averaged 56.83 BDT Billion from 1976 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 284.13 BDT Billion in March of 2014 and a record low of 0.57 BDT Billion in November of 1976. Imports in Bangladesh is reported by the Bangladesh Bank.

Bangladesh Imports
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
259.93 249.46 284.13 0.57 1976 - 2015 BDT Billion Monthly
Bangladesh imports mostly petroleum and oil (11 percent of the total imports); textile (10 percent) and food items (9 percent). Others include: iron and steel (7 percent), edible oil (4 percent), chemicals (4 percent), yarn and plastic and rubber articles (4 percent). In 2013, imports of rice grains decreased substantially mainly due to adequate domestic supply of rice during the period.. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bangladesh Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Bangladesh Imports - was last refreshed on Saturday, August 29, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-03-07 06:00 AM Jan 2013 $2530M

Bangladesh Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -69.50 -69.10 0.00 -128.40 BDT Billion [+]
Exports 190.43 207.91 208.10 0.05 BDT Billion [+]
Imports 259.93 249.46 284.13 0.57 BDT Billion [+]
Current Account 273.00 -1065.00 1526.00 -1638.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.80 0.40 3.70 -4.40 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 85.98 85.98 104.70 80.01 Index Points [+]
Remittances 1321.77 1297.49 1491.36 1005.80 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 3.45 1.40 679.50 -12.72 BDT Billion [+]
Gold Reserves 13.78 13.78 13.78 3.29 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 6.00 1.10 BBL/D/1K [+]
External Debt 23.30 22.10 23.30 16.17 USD Billion [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1300.00 1191.00 1300.00 276.00 USD Million [+]


Last Reference Previous Highest
Imports 259.93  BDT Billion May/15 249.46 284.13 [+]
Exports 190.43  BDT Billion May/15 207.91 208.10 [+]