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

Russia recorded a trade surplus of 14981 USD Million in March of 2015. Balance of Trade in Russia averaged 9058.54 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
14981.00 13597.00 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 Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-13 01:00 PM Jan $15.0B $ 12.93B $ 14.50B $ 13B
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 10:30 AM Apr $15.0B $ 13.9B
2015-07-13 10:30 AM May $ 11.7B
2015-08-12 10:30 AM Jun $ 10.8B


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.

Year-on-year, exports plunged 31 percent to USD 32.4 billion and imports shrank 36.3 percent to USD 17.4 billion. 

On a monthly basis, non-seasonally adjusted exports rose 11.12 percent while imports increased 11.9 percent.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
5/12/2015 6:58:28 PM


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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 Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 14981.00 13597.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 32403.00 29159.00 50248.00 4100.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 17422.00 15562.00 32486.00 2691.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 23542.00 15389.00 39286.00 -3637.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.56 3.60 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 1208.18 1149.83 1208.18 343.41 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 10220.00 10197.00 10220.00 5707.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -1144.00 12131.00 40147.00 -1144.00 Million USD [+]
Remittances 5081.00 4790.00 5728.00 1359.00 Million USD [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -1322.00 Mar/15 -1609.00 2254.00 -3877.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil 491.00 Apr/15 458.00 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -3019.00 Mar/15 -2215.00 8524.80 -3019.00 CAD Million [+]
China 341.34 Apr/15 30.81 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 23372.90 Mar/15 20300.00 24009.80 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -4575.00 Mar/15 -3623.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 23000.00 Mar/15 19515.32 23500.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -10990.00 Apr/15 -11790.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 454.40 Apr/15 1025.60 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 4060.39 Mar/15 3537.91 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -53.44 Apr/15 227.43 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -85.30 Apr/15 479.80 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 5401.00 Mar/15 6329.20 6329.20 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 14981.00 Mar/15 13597.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 8488.00 Apr/15 8380.51 8488.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -890600.00 Mar/15 -2037200.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 2525.00 Mar/15 2316.16 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -6153.67 Mar/15 -4655.64 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -2817.00 Mar/15 -3318.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -51367.00 Mar/15 -35892.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]