Indonesia Balance of Trade 1960-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Indonesia recorded a trade surplus of 130.0 USD Million in July of 2014. Balance of Trade in Indonesia averaged 771.15 USD Million from 1960 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 4641.92 USD Million in December of 2006 and a record low of -2329.13 USD Million in July of 2013. Balance of Trade in Indonesia is reported by the Statistics Indonesia.

   
 
 
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
130.00 -288.00 4641.92 -2329.13 1960 - 2014 USD Million Monthly
Since the 1970’s Indonesia has been recording trade surpluses due to exports growth. However, in 2012, the country posted trade deficit, as exports fell due to a slowdown in the global economy and surge in imports. Indonesia major exports are: oil and gas, electrical equipment, machinery and oils. The country imports mainly oil, electrical equipment, iron and steel. Main trading partners are: China (14 percent of total exports and 19 percent of total imports), Japan (12 percent of exports and 15 percent of imports) and the United States (9.5 percent of exports and 7.5 percent of imports). Others include: Singapore, Malaysia and South Korea. This page provides - Indonesia Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Indonesia Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Monday, September 1, 2014.


Indonesia Posts Trade Surplus in July


Indonesia posted a USD 0.13 billion trade surplus in July of 2014, compared with a USD 2.32 billion deficit a year earlier, as imports fell about three times more than exports.

Indonesia exported USD 14.18 billion in July of 2014, a 6.03 percent fall compared to the same month a year ago. While oil exports grew 8.21 percent, overseas shipments for non-oil products gained robustly by 19.08 percent.

Inbound shipments declined to USD 14.05 billion in July, a 19.3 percent contraction from the same month last year.

On a monthly basis, oil exports fell 8.59 percent in July, while sales of non-oil products declined 7.86 percent. Imports of oil in the month shrank 8.42 percent and purchases of non-oil products  fell 2.42 percent.

Sales to China and Japan decreased 10.78 percent and 8.43 percent respectively compared to a month earlier. Shipments to the US and Taiwan also fell by 7.57 percent and 11.05 percent. Exports to Australia grew robustly 31.3 percent in July of 2014 from a month earlier, while those to India rose by 11.36 percent.

All purchases from main countries in July of 2014 were down compared to the preceding month: those from the USA fell 28.7 percent, China (-19.3 percent), Japan (-12.7 percent), South Korea (-29.2 percent), the European Union countries (-25.2 percent) and from the ASEAN countries (-17.1 percent).

In June of 2014, the country posted a revised USD 0.288 billion trade gap. 


Statistics Indonesia l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
9/1/2014 11:15:32 AM


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Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-06-02 05:00 AM Indonesia
Balance of Trade
Apr 2014 $ -1.96B $ 0.67B $ 0.22B $ 0.6B
2014-07-01 05:00 AM Indonesia
Balance of Trade
May 2014 $ 0.07B $ -1.96B $ 0.41B $ -0B
2014-08-04 05:00 AM Indonesia
Balance of Trade
Jun 2014 $-0.3B $ 0.07B $ -0.39B $ -0.2B
2014-09-01 05:00 AM Indonesia
Balance of Trade
Jul 2014 $0.13B $-0.28B (R) $-0.39B $ -0.5B
2014-10-01 02:00 AM Indonesia
Balance of Trade
Aug 2014 $ 0.13B $ -0.1B


Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 130.00 -288.00 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Exports 14178.20 15409.00 18647.83 30.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 14054.50 15721.10 17416.99 21.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -9113.20 -4150.90 3795.00 -10133.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -2.80 4.80 -6.80 Percent [+]
External Debt 264060.33 251199.94 264060.33 132629.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.58 101.81 135.30 89.01 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 78000.00 72000.00 78000.00 35400.00 Billion IDR [+]
Remittances 1823.00 1852.00 1866.00 1202.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 777216.50 851475.00 860655.00 548821.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 78.07 78.07 96.45 73.09 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 790.00 801.00 1720.00 785.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -1683.00 Jun/14 -2043.00 2225.00 -3907.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil 1573.96 Jul/14 2364.45 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada 1859.60 Jun/14 576.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 473.01 Jul/14 315.65 473.00 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 16808.50 Jun/14 15400.00 21780.80 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -5380.00 Jun/14 -5129.00 2674.00 -7004.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 16405.95 Jun/14 18172.20 21410.60 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -12228.60 Jul/14 -11763.20 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 130.00 Jul/14 -288.00 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 3675.63 May/14 3517.00 6382.91 -6389.31 EUR Million [+]
Japan -963.99 Jul/14 -823.20 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -979.88 Jul/14 423.73 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 4773.00 Jun/14 3337.10 4948.70 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 13957.00 Jun/14 18280.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 3400.00 Aug/14 2398.95 6794.27 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -1477012.00 Jun/14 -1756166.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 3983.49 Jul/14 1412.00 3983.49 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -6460.00 Jul/14 -7853.06 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -2459.00 Jun/14 -2364.00 2946.00 -5269.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -41538.00 Jun/14 -44392.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]





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