Russia Balance of Trade 1997-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Russia recorded a trade surplus of 17142 USD Million in May of 2015. Balance of Trade in Russia averaged 9122.17 USD Million from 1997 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 20356 USD Million in January of 2012 and a record low of -185 USD Million in February of 1998. Balance of Trade in Russia is reported by the Central Bank of Russia.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17142.00 15037.00 20356.00 -185.00 1997 - 2015 USD Million Monthly
Russia runs regular trade surpluses primarily due to high exports of commodities like crude oil and natural gas. In 2013, the biggest trade surpluses were recorded with: Netherlands, Italy, Turkey and Poland. The biggest trade deficits were recorded with: China, the United States and France. This page provides - Russia Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Russia Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-04-10 10:30 AM Feb $13.6B $15.0B $ 12.65B $ 11.7B
2015-05-12 05:00 PM Mar $15.0B $13.6B $ 12.1B $ 12.2B
2015-06-11 01:30 PM Apr $15.04B $15.0B $14.0B $ 13.9B
2015-07-10 07:00 AM May $15.04B $ 14.2B
2015-08-12 10:30 AM Jun $ 13.2B
2015-09-11 10:30 AM Jul $ 13.3B


Russia Trade Surplus Narrows in April


Russia posted a USD 15.04 billion trade surplus in April of 2015, down from a USD 19.99 billion surplus a year earlier.

Year-on-year, exports plunged 33.9 percent to USD 31.4 billion and imports shrank 40.8 percent to USD 16.4 billion. 

On a monthly basis, non-seasonally adjusted exports fell 2.9 percent while imports decreased 5.7 percent.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
6/11/2015 2:24:59 PM


Recent Releases

Russia Trade Surplus Narrows in March
Russia posted a USD 14.98 billion trade surplus in March of 2015, down from a USD 19.62 billion surplus a year earlier.
Published on 2015-05-12

Russia Trade Surplus Widens in February
Russian trade surplus increased for the first time in four months year-on-year to USD 13.6 billion in February of 2015 from USD 12.5 billion a year earlier as the contraction in exports and imports slowed.
Published on 2015-04-10

Russia Trade Surplus Narrows in January
Russian trade surplus decreased to USD 15 billion in the first month of 2015 from a USD 18.7 billion surplus a year earlier as exports posted the biggest drop in more than five years.
Published on 2015-03-13

Russia Trade Surplus at 3-Month Low
Russian trade surplus shrank 24 percent to USD 12.93 billion in December of 2014 after declining 25 percent a month earlier.
Published on 2015-02-11


Russia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 17142.00 15037.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 32300.00 31465.00 50248.00 4100.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 15158.00 16428.00 32486.00 2691.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 23542.00 15389.00 39286.00 -3637.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.09 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
External Debt 559.40 597.30 732.80 545.40 USD Billion [+]
Capital Flows -43071.00 -10260.00 3031.00 -43071.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 1238.25 1208.17 1238.25 343.41 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 10050.00 10150.00 10220.00 5707.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -3430.00 -608.00 40140.00 -3430.00 Million USD [+]
Remittances 4507.00 5081.00 5728.00 1359.00 Million USD [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2751.00 May/15 -4136.00 2254.00 -4136.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil 4527.00 Jun/15 2761.00 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -2974.00 Apr/15 -3853.00 8524.80 -3853.00 CAD Million [+]
China 594.88 May/15 341.34 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 24941.50 Apr/15 22974.80 24941.50 -16748.10 EUR Million [+]
France -3008.00 Apr/15 -4410.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 22100.00 Apr/15 23100.00 23500.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -10406.20 May/15 -10990.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 955.00 May/15 477.40 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 3736.00 Apr/15 4011.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -216.00 May/15 -53.44 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -1017.00 May/15 -85.30 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 5017.00 Apr/15 5440.00 6329.20 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 17142.00 May/15 15037.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 10243.00 Jun/15 6300.98 10243.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -2253100.00 Apr/15 -890600.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 3433.00 May/15 2658.00 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -6753.00 May/15 -4966.00 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -1202.00 Apr/15 -3093.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -40879.00 Apr/15 -50566.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]