Sri Lanka Balance of Trade 2003-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Sri Lanka recorded a trade deficit of 851.70 USD Million in October of 2014. Balance of Trade in Sri Lanka averaged -441.08 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
-851.70 -764.10 -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 Tuesday, December 23, 2014.

Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -851.70 -764.10 -50.10 -1724.50 USD Million [+]
Exports 898.50 903.30 1069.90 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1750.00 1667.50 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 3272700.00 3171300.00 3272700.00 70173.30 LKR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 91.90 99.90 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1274593.00 1005605.00 1274593.00 39654.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 21.53 22.95 22.95 3.63 Tonnes [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -1323.00 Oct/14 -2235.00 2226.00 -3892.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -2350.52 Nov/14 -1177.00 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada 100.00 Oct/14 310.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 544.74 Nov/14 454.05 544.74 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 24000.00 Oct/14 18100.00 24000.00 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -4608.00 Oct/14 -4715.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 21900.00 Oct/14 22100.00 23400.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -16860.00 Nov/14 -13350.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 20.00 Oct/14 -270.30 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 5397.00 Oct/14 2020.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -891.85 Nov/14 -709.99 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico 143.00 Oct/14 590.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 5195.00 Oct/14 4707.00 5195.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 13595.00 Oct/14 12953.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 5606.00 Nov/14 7380.00 7380.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -2373700.00 Sep/14 -2771962.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 3868.00 Nov/14 3226.00 3901.00 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -6251.72 Oct/14 -6925.00 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -2024.00 Oct/14 -2822.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -43400.00 Oct/14 -43600.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]