Kosovo Balance of Trade

Kosovo recorded a trade deficit of 136236 thousand EUR in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics. Balance of Trade in Kosovo averaged -132838.36 thousand EUR from 2003 until 2014, reaching an all time high of -46937 thousand EUR in January of 2003 and a record low of -234941 thousand EUR in September of 2012. Kosovo has reported increasingly large trade deficits (57 percent of GDP in 2007) due to having a very weak export base. Kosovo predominantly exports metals (47 percent of total exports) and mineral products (30 percent of total exports). Kosovo’s main imports are mineral products, appliances and electric materials, prepared food, beverages and tobacco. Kosovo’s main trading partners are Macedonia, Germany, Italy, Serbia, China and Turkey. . This page provides - Kosovo Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-136236.00 -109431.00 -46937.00 -234941.00 -143143.52 | 2014/03 2003 - 2014 thousand EUR Monthly

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Kosovo Balance of Trade
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-12-10 12:30 PM Kosovo
Balance of Trade
Oct 2013 € -192.6M € -185.5M € -191.9M
2014-02-06 03:00 PM Kosovo
Balance of Trade
Dec 2013 EUR - 20.2M EUR - 18.4M EUR -185.8M
2014-03-13 10:00 AM Kosovo
Balance of Trade
Jan 2014 EUR -10.9M EUR - 20.2M EUR -134.5M
2014-04-01 03:00 PM Kosovo
Balance of Trade
Feb 2014 EUR -136.24M EUR -109.4M EUR -142.4M
2014-04-29 10:00 AM Kosovo
Balance of Trade
Mar 2014 EUR -136.24M EUR -143.1M
2014-05-29 10:00 AM Kosovo
Balance of Trade
Apr 2014 EUR -155.3M
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Capital Flows 140.00 2012-06-29 419.60 419.60 -14.90 125.60 2012-12-31 EUR Million [+]
Balance of Trade -136236.00 2014-02-15 -109431.00 -46937.00 -234941.00 -143143.52 2014-03-31 thousand EUR [+]
Current Account -96.50 2013-09-30 -134.20 -13.40 -460.90 -122.49 2013-12-31 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -18.31 2012-12-31 -20.35 -5.83 -24.33 -17.41 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Exports 22072.00 2014-02-15 20520.00 33134.00 1562.00 23427.24 2014-03-31 thousand EUR [+]
Imports 158308.00 2014-02-15 129951.00 257619.00 48559.00 189514.15 2014-03-31 thousand EUR [+]
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Balance of Trade | Notes
The balance of trade is the difference between the monetary value of exports and imports in an economy over a certain period of time. A positive balance of trade is known as a trade surplus and occurs when value of exports is higher than that of imports; a negative balance of trade is known as a trade deficit or a trade gap.


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Kosovo Unemployed Persons at 268104.00  
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