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

Sri Lanka recorded a trade deficit of 771.90 USD Million in January of 2015. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka averaged -447.21 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


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-771.90 -787.60 -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. 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 Sunday, March 29, 2015.

Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -771.90 -787.60 -50.10 -1724.50 USD Million [+]
Exports 909.80 1009.80 1069.90 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1680.00 1797.50 1986.40 408.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -119369.00 -18544.00 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 100.80 98.00 161.24 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 [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -980.00 Jan/15 -503.00 2219.00 -3897.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -2841.76 Feb/15 -3173.95 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -2451.00 Jan/15 -1218.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 606.19 Feb/15 600.30 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 7943.60 Jan/15 24009.80 24009.80 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -3726.00 Jan/15 -3296.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 15900.00 Jan/15 18900.00 23400.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -6847.00 Feb/15 -8322.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 738.30 Feb/15 743.50 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 219.00 Jan/15 5741.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -425.00 Feb/15 -1177.50 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico 558.30 Feb/15 -3248.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 5138.00 Jan/15 4891.20 5138.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 15047.00 Jan/15 12927.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 7706.30 Feb/15 5362.32 7706.31 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -2596200.00 Jan/15 -1821800.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 2472.61 Feb/15 3409.00 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -4305.31 Jan/15 -8505.55 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -616.00 Jan/15 -2142.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -41752.00 Jan/15 -45601.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]