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

Sri Lanka recorded a trade deficit of 782.90 USD Million in April of 2015. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka averaged -451.27 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 -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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-782.90 -520.50 -50.10 -1724.50 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. Content for - Sri Lanka Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Friday, July 3, 2015.

Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -782.90 -520.50 -50.10 -1724.50 USD Million [+]
Exports 707.50 1060.40 1069.90 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1490.50 1580.90 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 3182900.00 3272700.00 3272700.00 70173.30 LKR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 110.60 100.80 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1527153.00 1527153.00 1527153.00 39654.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 23.10 22.23 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 351.00 293.00 386.00 20.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 585.90 625.50 708.84 241.34 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 -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 [+]