Sri Lanka Balance of Trade

Sri Lanka recorded a trade deficit of 393.40 USD Million in May of 2014. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka averaged -424.90 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 -1100.70 USD Million in November of 2011. 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
-393.40 -682.20 -50.10 -1100.70 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.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -393.40 -682.20 -50.10 -1100.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 882.10 762.20 2720.80 696.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 1275.50 1444.50 5641.00 1275.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account -13298.00 -55005.00 30854.90 -189897.00 LKR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.90 -6.70 -0.40 -19.30 Percent [+]
External Debt 3171300.00 2960400.00 3171300.00 70173.30 LKR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 111.40 106.40 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1274593.00 1005605.00 1274593.00 39654.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 22.87 22.87 22.87 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Government Debt to GDP 78.30 79.20 103.20 78.30 Percent [+]





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