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

Sweden recorded a trade surplus of 4600 SEK million in February of 2015. Balance of Trade in Sweden averaged 3796.40 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
4600.00 3300.00 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, March 30, 2015.


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.

Exports amounted to SEK 93.9 billion, while imports were valued at SEK 89.3 billion. Compared to February of 2014, the value of both exports and imports decreased by 6 percent. 

Trade with countries outside the EU resulted in a surplus of SEK 11.0 billion, while the EU trade resulted in a deficit of SEK 6.4 billion.

Seasonally adjusted, the net trade surplus amounted to SEK 2.9 billion in February 2015, compared to SEK 2.3 billion in January 2015. The corresponding figure for December 2014 was SEK 1.6 billion.

Statistics Sweden | Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
3/26/2015 9:09:08 AM


Recent Releases

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

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


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
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
SEK4.6B SEK 3.3B (R) SEK 1.7B
2015-04-28 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Mar
SEK4.6B SEK 2B
2015-05-27 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  Apr
SEK 2.5B
2015-06-26 08:30 AM
Balance of Trade  May
SEK 2.6B


Sweden Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4600.00 3300.00 21800.00 -4210.00 SEK million [+]
Exports 93900.00 89900.00 112900.00 970.00 SEK million [+]
Imports 89300.00 86600.00 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 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 -980.00 Jan/15 -503.00 2219.00 -3897.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -2841.76 Feb/15 -3173.95 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -2451.00 Jan/15 -1218.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 606.19 Feb/15 600.30 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 7943.60 Jan/15 24009.80 24009.80 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -3726.00 Jan/15 -3296.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 15900.00 Jan/15 18900.00 23400.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -6847.00 Feb/15 -8322.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 738.30 Feb/15 743.50 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 219.00 Jan/15 5741.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -425.00 Feb/15 -1177.50 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico 558.30 Feb/15 -3248.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 5138.00 Jan/15 4891.20 5138.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 15047.00 Jan/15 12927.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 7706.30 Feb/15 5362.32 7706.31 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -2596200.00 Jan/15 -1821800.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 2472.61 Feb/15 3409.00 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -4305.31 Jan/15 -8505.55 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -616.00 Jan/15 -2142.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -41752.00 Jan/15 -45601.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]