Colombia Exports  1958-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports in Colombia decreased 33.4 percent year-on-year to USD 2.3 billion in March of 2016, following a 26.7 percent drop in the previous month. Sales declined for the eighteenth straight month hurt by lower commodity prices, as oil and coal account for more than 50 percent of external sales. Shipments of petroleum, petroleum products and related products were down 53.4 percent and coal, coke and briquettes slumped 45 percent. Among trading partners, lower exports to the United States, Bahamas and China accounted the most for the decline while sales to India increased. Considering the first quarter of the year, exports fell 31.8 percent. Exports in Colombia averaged 0.97 USD Billion from 1958 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 5.71 USD Billion in March of 2012 and a record low of 0.02 USD Billion in December of 1963. Exports in Colombia is reported by the Dane, Colombia.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 1.84 5.71 0.02 1958 - 2016 USD Billion Monthly
Colombia´s economy is highly dependent on exports of commodities. Oil and coal exports account for 59 percent of total shipments and gold for 5 percent. Yet, in recent years, other products such as chemicals, machinery and cut flowers have been gaining importance. Colombia´s main exports partners are: United States (36 percent of total exports), China (6 percent), Spain (5 percent) and Venezuela (4 percent). Others include: Netherlands, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, India, Brazil, and United Kingdom. This page provides - Colombia Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Colombia Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-03-04 12:00 AM Jan -36.6% -32.5%
2016-04-05 07:40 PM Feb -26.7% -36.6% -32.2%
2016-05-03 07:00 PM Mar -33.4% -26.7% -27.7%
2016-06-03 07:00 PM Apr -33.4%
2016-07-01 09:00 PM May
2016-08-02 09:00 PM Jun

Colombia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1.29 -1.17 1.02 -1.77 USD Billion [+]
Exports 2.30 1.84 5.71 0.02 USD Billion [+]
Imports 3.59 3.46 6.08 0.27 USD Billion [+]
Current Account -4343.00 -5255.00 364.00 -6345.33 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -3.05 4.10 -5.30 percent [+]
External Debt 4380.69 -494.69 4604.57 -3130.97 COP Billion [+]
Capital Flows -4105.05 -5353.10 359.83 -6223.28 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2843.60 2357.30 6776.20 197.20 USD Million [+]
Remittances 1235.35 1317.10 1317.10 162.44 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3.50 3.49 10.36 3.49 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 1030.00 1009.00 1035.00 356.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terms Of Trade 118.06 117.88 165.96 73.87 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 6.66 6.24 7.16 5.58 [+]


Last Reference Previous Highest
Imports 3.59  USD Billion Mar/16 3.46 6.08 [+]
Exports 2.30  USD Billion Mar/16 1.84 5.71 [+]