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

Sweden recorded a trade surplus of 3500 SEK million in January of 2015. Balance of Trade in Sweden averaged 3825.89 SEK million from 1960 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 21900 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
3500.00 0.00 21900.00 -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 Saturday, March 7, 2015.


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.

The value of exports in January 2015 amounted to SEK 89.5 billion, while imports were valued at SEK 86.0 billion. Compared to January 2014, the value of both exports and imports decreased by 3 percent.

Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 8.5 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 5.0 billion.

Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 2.2 billion in January 2015, compared to SEK 1.5 billion in December 2014. The corresponding figure for November 2014 was SEK 0.8 billion.

Statistics Sweden | Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
2/26/2015 9:16:20 AM


Recent Releases

Sweden Posts Trade Surplus in December
Sweden recorded a SEK 0.4 billion surplus in December of 2014, compared with a SEK 0.2 billion deficit a year earlier, as exports rose 4.83 percent and imports increased at a slightly lower 4.12 percent. Published on 2015-01-27

Sweden Posts Trade Deficit in November
Swedish trade balance swung to a SEK 700 million deficit in November of 2014, compared with a SEK 3800 billion surplus a year earlier, as imports increased and exports showed no growth. Published on 2014-12-30


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-12-30 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Nov
SEK -0.7B SEK 1.1B (R) SEK 1.1B
2015-01-27 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Dec
SEK 0.4B SEK -0.1B (R) SEK 1.3B
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
SEK 3.5B SEK 1.7B
2015-04-28 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Mar
SEK 2B
2015-05-27 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Apr
SEK 2.5B


Sweden Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3500.00 0.00 21900.00 -4210.00 SEK million [+]
Exports 89500.00 91100.00 112900.00 970.00 SEK million [+]
Imports 86000.00 91100.00 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 182588.00 187882.00 426313.00 0.00 SEK Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.76 100.56 125.65 93.45 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 70921.00 110666.00 505124.00 -462.00 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 -980.00 Jan/15 -503.00 2219.00 -3897.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -2842.00 Feb/15 -3173.95 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -2451.00 Jan/15 -1218.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 600.30 Jan/15 496.13 544.76 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 24300.00 Dec/14 21200.00 24300.00 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -3726.00 Jan/15 -3296.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 19000.00 Dec/14 17900.00 23400.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -8320.00 Jan/15 -9430.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 709.40 Jan/15 186.80 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 5756.00 Dec/14 3541.23 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -1177.50 Jan/15 -660.70 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -3248.00 Jan/15 254.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 4891.20 Dec/14 5110.00 5110.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 15896.00 Jan/15 12927.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 5530.00 Jan/15 5750.00 7380.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -1821800.00 Dec/14 -1555245.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 3432.72 Jan/15 1514.42 3901.00 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -4305.31 Jan/15 -8505.55 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -2895.00 Dec/14 -1841.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -41752.00 Jan/15 -45601.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]