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

Sweden recorded a trade surplus of 5700 SEK million in April of 2015. Balance of Trade in Sweden averaged 3795.96 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5700.00 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 Thursday, May 28, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-26 08:30 AM Feb SEK4.6B SEK 3.3B (R) SEK 1.7B
2015-04-28 08:30 AM Mar SEK4.20B SEK3.8B (R) SEK 2B
2015-05-27 08:30 AM Apr SEK5.7B SEK3.8B (R) SEK 2.5B
2015-06-26 08:30 AM May SEK5.7B SEK 2.6B
2015-07-24 08:30 AM Jun SEK 2.8B
2015-08-27 08:30 AM Jul SEK 3.1B


Sweden Trade Surplus Widens to 2-Year High in April


Swedish trade surplus increased to SEK 5.7 billion in April of 2015 from SEK 2.4 billion surplus a year earlier as exports grew at a faster pace than imports. It was the highest value since May 2013.

The value of exports in April 2015 amounted to SEK 99.0 billion, while imports were valued at SEK 93.3 billion. Compared to April 2014, exports increased by 4.1 percent in value, while imports increased by 0.65 percent.

Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 14.7 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 9.0 billion.

Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 3.7 billion in April 2015, compared to SEK 3.5 billion in March 2015. The corresponding figure for February 2015 was SEK 3.0 billion.

So far this year, the value of exports grew 4.8 percent to SEK 389.0 billion while imports increased 3.8 percent to SEK 373.2 billion compared to the corresponding period one year ago. 

Statistics Sweden | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
5/27/2015 8:51:44 AM


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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. Published on 2015-04-28

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 Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 5700.00 3800.00 21800.00 -4210.00 SEK million [+]
Exports 99000.00 106600.00 112900.00 970.00 SEK million [+]
Imports 93300.00 102800.00 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 184293.00 184809.00 426313.00 0.00 SEK Million [+]
Terms of Trade 100.36 100.63 125.65 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 -1322.00 Mar/15 -1609.00 2254.00 -3877.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil 491.00 Apr/15 458.00 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -3019.00 Mar/15 -2215.00 8524.80 -3019.00 CAD Million [+]
China 341.34 Apr/15 30.81 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 23372.90 Mar/15 20300.00 24009.80 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -4575.00 Mar/15 -3623.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 23000.00 Mar/15 19515.32 23500.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -10990.00 Apr/15 -11790.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 454.40 Apr/15 1025.60 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 4060.39 Mar/15 3537.91 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -53.44 Apr/15 227.43 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -85.30 Apr/15 479.80 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 5401.00 Mar/15 6329.20 6329.20 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 14981.00 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 -890600.00 Mar/15 -2037200.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 2856.00 Apr/15 2497.00 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -6153.67 Mar/15 -4655.64 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -2817.00 Mar/15 -3318.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -51367.00 Mar/15 -35892.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]