Sweden Balance of Trade 1960-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Sweden recorded a trade surplus of 4200 SEK million in March of 2015. Balance of Trade in Sweden averaged 3794.14 SEK million from 1960 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 21800 SEK million in March of 2006 and a record low of -4210 SEK million in August of 1982. Balance of Trade in Sweden is reported by the Statistics Sweden.

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Sweden Balance of Trade


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4200.00 3800.00 21800.00 -4210.00 1960 - 2015 SEK million Monthly
Sweden exports mostly machinery, motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron, steel products, chemicals. The country imports machinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel; foodstuffs and clothing. European Union is by far its largest trading partner accounting for about 61% of exports and 72% of imports. Norway, Russia, The United States and China play also an important role. This page provides - Sweden Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sweden Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Monday, May 4, 2015.


Sweden Trade Surplus Widens in March


Swedish trade surplus increased to SEK 4.2 billion in March of 2015 from SEK 0.8 billion surplus a year earlier as exports grew at a faster pace than imports.

The value of exports in March 2015 amounted to SEK 106.8 billion, while imports were valued at SEK 102.6 billion. Compared to March 2014, exports increased by 13 percent in value, while imports increased by 9 percent.

Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 11.8 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 7.6 billion.

Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 3.0 billion in March 2015, compared to SEK 2.8 billion in February 2015. The corresponding figure for January 2015 was SEK 2.3 billion.

Statistics Sweden | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
4/28/2015 8:46:36 AM


Recent Releases

Sweden Trade Surplus Narrows in February
Swedish trade surplus decreased to SEK 4.6 billion in February of 2015 from SEK 5.8 billion surplus a year earlier as both exports and imports fell. Published on 2015-03-26

Sweden Trade Surplus Narrows in January
Swedish trade surplus decreased to SEK 3.5 billion in January of 2015 compared with a SEK 4.7 billion surplus a year earlier. Published on 2015-02-26


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-02-26 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Jan
SEK 3.5B SEK 0.0B (R) SEK 1.8B
2015-03-26 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Feb
SEK4.6B SEK 3.3B (R) SEK 1.7B
2015-04-28 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Mar
SEK4.20B SEK3.8B (R) SEK 2B
2015-05-27 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Apr
SEK4.20B SEK 2.5B
2015-06-26 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  May
SEK 2.6B
2015-07-24 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Jun
SEK 2.8B


Sweden Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4200.00 3800.00 21800.00 -4210.00 SEK million [+]
Exports 106800.00 93500.00 112900.00 970.00 SEK million [+]
Imports 102600.00 89700.00 105200.00 1020.00 SEK million [+]
Current Account 62.80 66.50 89.59 -15.88 SEK Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 6.20 6.00 9.30 -3.30 percent [+]
External Debt 184809.00 182588.00 426313.00 0.00 SEK Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.63 101.76 125.65 93.45 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 70921.00 110666.00 505124.00 -239.00 SEK million [+]
Remittances 83.00 93.00 106.00 7.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 125.72 125.72 185.42 125.72 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 0.00 0.00 0.08 0.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -1256.00 Feb/15 -1003.00 2251.00 -3884.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil 458.00 Mar/15 -2841.76 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -984.00 Feb/15 -1475.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 30.81 Mar/15 606.19 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 20300.00 Feb/15 7600.00 24009.80 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -3449.00 Feb/15 -3710.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 19515.32 Feb/15 15900.00 23500.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -11790.00 Mar/15 -6847.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 1131.60 Mar/15 662.70 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 3537.91 Feb/15 232.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan 229.26 Mar/15 -425.00 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico 479.80 Mar/15 558.30 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 6009.00 Feb/15 4657.10 6009.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 13600.00 Mar/15 13597.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 8488.00 Apr/15 8380.51 8488.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -2037200.00 Feb/15 -2596200.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 2525.00 Mar/15 2316.16 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -6150.00 Mar/15 -4655.64 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -2859.00 Feb/15 -1536.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -35444.00 Feb/15 -42676.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]