Mexico Balance of Trade 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Mexico recorded a trade surplus of 558.30 USD Million in February of 2015. Balance of Trade in Mexico averaged -233.32 USD Million from 1980 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 1710.25 USD Million in March of 2013 and a record low of -3292.30 USD Million in October of 2008. Balance of Trade in Mexico is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI).

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Mexico Balance of Trade


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
558.30 -3248.00 1710.25 -3292.30 1980 - 2015 USD Million Monthly
Mexico’s main exports are manufactured products (83 percent of total shipments) and oil and oil products (13 percent). Main imports are: metallic products, machinery and equipment (50 percent of total imports), mining products (13 percent) and chemical products (6.3 percent). Mexico´s main trading partner is the United States (80 percent of total exports and 51 percent of imports). Others include: Canada, China and Japan. This page provides - Mexico Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Mexico Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Saturday, March 28, 2015.


Mexico Trade Surplus Narrows in February


Mexican trade surplus decreased to USD 558 million in February of 2015 from a USD 918.21 million surplus a year earlier, driven by a 46.5 drop in oil sales.

Exports fell by 2.6 percent to USD 29,683 million compared with February of 2014. While oil sales fell by 46.5 percent, non-oil exports advanced 4 percent. Mining sales recorded the highest increase (+18.7 percent), followed by agricultural products (+4.8 percent) and manufacturing (+3.7 percent).

Imports declined by 1.4 percent to USD 29,124 million compared with February of 2014, as value of oil purchases shrank by 22.5 percent. Non-oil imports grew by 1.2 percent.


INEGI | Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
3/27/2015 6:40:28 PM


Recent Releases

Mexico Posts Highest Trade Deficit in 6 Years
Mexican trade gap widened to USD 3248 million in January of 2015 from a USD 3182 million shortfall a year earlier. It is the highest deficit since late 2008 as plunging oil prices are bringing exports down. Published on 2015-02-26

Mexico Trade Surplus Narrows in December
Mexican trade surplus decreased to USD 254 million in December of 2014 from a USD 1626 million surplus a year earlier, hurt by a drop in oil sales. Published on 2015-01-27


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-27 02:00 PM
Balance of Trade  Dec
$ 254M $ -1076M $ -308.1M
2015-02-26 02:00 PM
Balance of Trade  Jan
$-3248BM $ 254M $ -3151M $ -527.7M
2015-03-27 02:00 PM
Balance of Trade  Feb
$558M $-3248M $272M $ 245.9M
2015-04-27 02:00 PM
Balance of Trade  Mar
$558M $ -178.8M
2015-05-25 02:00 PM
Balance of Trade  Apr
$ -508.5M
2015-06-26 02:00 PM
Balance of Trade  May
$ -426M


Mexico Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 558.30 -3248.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Exports 29682.61 26568.00 37086.12 1225.59 USD Million [+]
Imports 29124.31 29816.00 36943.16 647.01 USD Million [+]
Current Account -5310.13 -2702.33 2173.77 -8988.85 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.10 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
External Debt 2327.64 2159.69 2327.64 0.70 MXN Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 48.49 50.41 106.34 44.59 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5644811.30 2775947.30 20994535.70 -63900.00 USD Thousand [+]
Remittances 1630.72 2234.59 2637.71 248.06 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1482.54 1952.56 1952.56 0.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 123.04 123.34 125.34 2.54 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 2402.00 2430.00 3547.00 1977.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -980.00 Jan/15 -503.00 2219.00 -3897.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -2841.76 Feb/15 -3173.95 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -2451.00 Jan/15 -1218.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 606.19 Feb/15 600.30 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 7943.60 Jan/15 24009.80 24009.80 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -3726.00 Jan/15 -3296.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 15900.00 Jan/15 18900.00 23400.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -6847.00 Feb/15 -8322.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 738.30 Feb/15 743.50 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 219.00 Jan/15 5741.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -425.00 Feb/15 -1177.50 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico 558.30 Feb/15 -3248.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 5138.00 Jan/15 4891.20 5138.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 15047.00 Jan/15 12927.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 7706.30 Feb/15 5362.32 7706.31 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -2596200.00 Jan/15 -1821800.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 2472.61 Feb/15 3409.00 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -4305.31 Jan/15 -8505.55 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -616.00 Jan/15 -2142.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -41752.00 Jan/15 -45601.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]