Greece Balance of Trade  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Greece's trade deficit widened sharply to €2.14 billion in March 2017 from €1.57 billion in the same month a year earlier. Imports jumped 30.2 percent to €4.78 billion, as purchases went up 55.8 percent from countries outside the EU and 12.3 percent from EU countries. Meanwhile, exports rose at slower rate of 25.7 percent to €2.63 billion as sales to countries outside the EU advanced 37.2 percent and those to the EU grew 17.7 percent. In the first quarter of the year, the trade gap widened to €6.48 billion from €4.47 billion in the same period of 2016, as imports increased by 31 percent and exports by 20.3 percent. Balance of Trade in Greece averaged -2340.33 EUR Million from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -716.90 EUR Million in July of 2015 and a record low of -4328.60 EUR Million in March of 2007.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-10 10:00 AM Jan €-2.337B €-1.566B €-1.1B
2017-04-07 09:00 AM Feb €-1.977B €-2.337B €-1.9B
2017-05-08 09:00 AM Mar €-2.142B €-1.993B €-1.7B
2017-06-08 09:00 AM Apr €-2.142B €-2.3B
2017-07-07 09:00 AM May
2017-08-07 09:00 AM Jun




Greece Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2142.40 -1992.50 -716.90 -4328.60 EUR Million [+]
Exports 2633.60 2110.00 2766.00 691.90 EUR Million [+]
Imports 4776.00 4102.50 6219.50 1919.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -1323.90 -936.90 2601.40 -4730.30 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.80 0.60 0.90 -14.90 percent [+]
External Debt 432392.38 432799.39 444999.89 142217.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -1297.31 -11.44 5937.62 -4086.57 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 78.80 70.10 247.30 50.50 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 112.81 112.75 132.56 107.21 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 11.00 0.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 728.50 78.80 2608.90 -532.30 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 4.22 4.98 5.91 3.43 [+]
Tourism Revenues 203.30 145.10 3477.70 109.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 360461.00 245924.00 3303014.00 140107.00 persons [+]

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Greece Balance of Trade Notes

Greece reports regular trade deficits due to high volume of imports. Main imports are mineral fuels (34 percent of the total imports); machinery and transport equipment (14 percent) and chemicals (13 percent). In recent years, the biggest trade deficits were recorded with Russia, Germany, China, Italy and France. Greece records trade surpluses with Turkey, Cyprus, United States, Algeria and United Arab Emirates. This page provides - Greece Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Greece 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
-2142.40 -1992.50 -716.90 -4328.60 2001 - 2017 EUR 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 -2606000.00 Feb/17
Switzerland 1968.00 Apr/17
Turkey -4492.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom -4900.00 Mar/17
United States -43706.00 Mar/17