Bangladesh recorded a trade deficit of 113.70 BDT Billion in February of 2019. Balance of Trade in Bangladesh averaged -28.35 BDT Billion from 1976 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 0 BDT Billion in April of 1977 and a record low of -209.80 BDT Billion in May of 2018.

Balance of Trade in Bangladesh is expected to be -174.00 BDT Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Bangladesh to stand at -135.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bangladesh Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -160.00 BDT Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Bangladesh Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -113.70 -193.40 0.00 -209.80 BDT Billion [+]
Current Account -1728.00 -1354.00 1852.00 -3247.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.60 -0.60 3.70 -4.40 percent [+]
Exports 232.41 271.93 271.93 0.05 BDT Billion [+]
Imports 346.07 465.30 465.30 0.57 BDT Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 87.10 87.10 104.70 80.01 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 1.81 7.15 679.50 -12.72 BDT Billion [+]
Remittances 1434.05 1458.68 1597.21 856.87 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 14.00 14.00 14.00 3.29 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1583.00 1706.00 1726.00 276.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 33.11 28.34 33.11 16.17 USD Billion [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 6.00 1.10 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.70 6.18 6.48 4.10 [+]

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Bangladesh Balance of Trade

Bangladesh has been recording sustained trade deficits since 1976 mainly due to a high value of imports. Main imports are petroleum and oil (11 percent of the total imports); food items (11 percent) and textile (10 percent). Main exports mainly ready made garments (80% of exports revenue). This page provides the latest reported value for - Bangladesh Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bangladesh Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-113.70 -193.40 0.00 -209.80 1976 - 2019 BDT Billion Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 1131.00 Apr/19
Australia 4949.00 Mar/19
Brazil 6060.00 Apr/19
Canada -3211.20 Mar/19
China 138.34 Apr/19
Euro Area 22532.90 Mar/19
France -5324.00 Mar/19
Germany 22683.00 Mar/19
India -15330.00 Apr/19
Indonesia -2501.90 Apr/19
Italy 4625.00 Mar/19
Japan 60.40 Apr/19
Mexico 1370.00 Apr/19
Netherlands 5330.00 Mar/19
Russia 15537.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 180059.00 Dec/18
Singapore 2782.79 Apr/19
South Africa 5004.63 Mar/19
South Korea 4120.00 Apr/19
Spain -2352600.00 Mar/19
Switzerland 2494.00 Mar/19
Turkey -2136.73 Mar/19
United Kingdom -5408.00 Mar/19
United States -50000.00 Mar/19


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