Sweden Balance of Trade 1960-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Sweden recorded a trade deficit of 200 SEK million in October of 2014. Balance of Trade in Sweden averaged 3840.30 SEK million from 1960 until 2014, 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
-200.00 1700.00 21900.00 -4210.00 1960 - 2014 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 Sunday, December 21, 2014.


Sweden Posts Trade Deficit in October


Swedish trade balance turned into a SEK 0.2 billion deficit in October of 2014 compared with a SEK 3.3 billion surplus a year earlier, as imports rose faster than exports.

Year-on-year, exports increased 6 percent to SEK 103.1 billion while imports rose 10 percent to SEK 103.3 billion. The number of weekdays in October of 2014 was the same as in October last year.

Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 12.0 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 12.2 billion.

In the first nine months of 2014, the country posted a SEK 20.5 billion surplus, narrowing from a SEK 48.2 billion surplus a year earlier. Exports increased 3 percent while imports rose at a faster 7 percent. 

Statistics Sweden | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
11/26/2014 8:51:37 AM


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Sweden Trade Surplus Narrows Sharply in September
Swedish trade surplus decreased to SEK 1.4 billion in September of 2014 compared with a SEK 5.1 billion surplus a year earlier as imports surged 14 percent. Yet, there was one more weekday in September than in last year. Published on 2014-10-28

Sweden Trade Balance Swings to Deficit in August
Swedish reported a trade deficit SEK 2.8 billion in August of 2014 compared to SEK 1.9 billion surplus a year ago, as exports remained unchanged while imports grew faster. In July, the country posted a revised SEK 2.4 billion trade surplus. Published on 2014-09-26


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-26 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Aug
SEK -2.8B SEK 2.4B (R) SEK 3.0B SEK 2.4B (R)
2014-10-28 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Sep
SEK 1.4B SEK -2.7B (R) SEK 1.9B SEK 1.9B
2014-11-26 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Oct
SEK -0.2B SEK 1.7B (R) SEK 2.7B
2014-12-30 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Nov
SEK -0.2B SEK 1.1B
2015-01-28 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Dec
SEK 1.7B
2015-02-27 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Jan
SEK 1.7B


Sweden Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -200.00 1700.00 21900.00 -4210.00 SEK million [+]
Exports 103100.00 102500.00 112900.00 970.00 SEK million [+]
Imports 103300.00 100800.00 105200.00 1020.00 SEK million [+]
Current Account 61.70 53.30 89.59 -15.88 SEK Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 6.20 6.00 9.30 -3.30 percent [+]
External Debt 187292.00 187034.00 426313.00 0.00 SEK Million [+]
Terms of Trade 98.57 98.04 125.65 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 -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 [+]