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

Sri Lanka recorded a trade deficit of 702.90 USD Million in May of 2015. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka averaged -444.05 USD Million from 2003 until 2015, reaching an all time high of -50.10 USD Million in May of 2003 and a record low of -1100.70 USD Million in November of 2011. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka is reported by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

  
Sri Lanka Balance of Trade
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-702.90 -782.90 -50.10 -1100.70 2003 - 2015 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 the latest reported value for - Sri Lanka Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Sri Lanka Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Monday, August 3, 2015.


Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -702.90 -782.90 -50.10 -1100.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 882.50 707.50 1069.90 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1585.50 1490.50 1986.40 408.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -88525.00 -109512.00 30854.90 -189897.00 LKR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -3.70 -0.40 -19.30 percent [+]
External Debt 3069400.00 3113100.00 3272700.00 70173.30 LKR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 94.30 116.40 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1527153.00 1274593.00 1527153.00 39654.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 23.10 22.23 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 128.00 351.00 386.00 20.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 537.70 585.90 708.84 241.34 USD Million [+]


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 -3339.60 May/15 -2992.00 8524.80 -3853.00 CAD Million [+]
China 465.36 Jun/15 588.67 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 18800.00 May/15 24941.50 24941.50 -16748.10 EUR Million [+]
France -4020.00 May/15 -3310.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 19600.00 May/15 21900.00 23468.80 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -10830.00 Jun/15 -10406.20 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 477.00 Jun/15 1076.60 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 4184.00 May/15 3728.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -69.00 Jun/15 -217.18 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -749.00 Jun/15 -1017.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 3191.00 May/15 5434.70 6211.40 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 13700.00 Jun/15 15309.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 7760.00 Jul/15 9980.00 9980.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -1657308.00 May/15 -2253100.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 3578.49 Jun/15 3408.61 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -6205.89 Jun/15 -6753.00 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -393.00 May/15 -1834.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -41871.00 May/15 -40698.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]