Sri Lanka Balance of Trade 2003-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Sri Lanka recorded a trade deficit of 724.10 USD Million in November of 2014. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka averaged -442.52 USD Million from 2003 until 2014, reaching an all time high of -50.10 USD Million in May of 2003 and a record low of -1724.50 USD Million in August of 2014. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka is reported by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka Balance of Trade


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-724.10 -851.70 -50.10 -1724.50 2003 - 2014 USD Million Monthly
Sri Lanka exports mostly textiles and garments (40% of total exports) and tea (17%). Others include: spices, gems, coconut products, rubber and fish. Main export partners are United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium and Italy. Sri Lanka imports petroleum, textile fabrics, foodstuffes and machinery and transportation equipment. Main import partners are India, China, Iran and Singapore. This page provides - Sri Lanka Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sri Lanka Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Friday, January 30, 2015.

Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -724.10 -851.70 -50.10 -1724.50 USD Million [+]
Exports 921.10 898.50 1069.90 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1645.10 1750.20 1986.40 408.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -17301.00 -59555.00 30854.90 -189897.00 LKR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.90 -6.70 -0.40 -19.30 percent [+]
External Debt 3182900.00 3272700.00 3272700.00 70173.30 LKR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 91.90 99.90 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1527153.00 1274593.00 1527153.00 39654.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 21.53 22.95 22.95 3.63 Tonnes [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -925.00 Nov/14 -877.00 2219.00 -3897.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil 293.00 Dec/14 -2350.52 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -644.30 Nov/14 -327.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 496.13 Dec/14 544.76 544.76 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 19954.00 Nov/14 23646.00 23646.00 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -3236.00 Nov/14 -4270.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 17883.46 Nov/14 22100.00 23400.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -9430.00 Dec/14 -16861.10 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia -425.70 Nov/14 20.00 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 3541.23 Nov/14 5396.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -660.70 Dec/14 -893.52 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico 254.00 Dec/14 -1076.36 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 4531.00 Nov/14 4849.00 4948.70 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 13359.00 Nov/14 14222.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 5780.00 Dec/14 5510.00 7380.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -1555245.00 Nov/14 -2240060.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 3868.33 Nov/14 3226.00 3901.00 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -8505.55 Dec/14 -8306.48 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -1406.00 Nov/14 -2246.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -39001.00 Nov/14 -42249.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]