Lebanon recorded a trade deficit of 1860.67 USD Million in March of 2019. Balance of Trade in Lebanon averaged -870.58 USD Million from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of -182.55 USD Million in August of 2006 and a record low of -5575.08 USD Million in December of 2017.

Balance of Trade in Lebanon is expected to be -1597.55 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Lebanon to stand at -1597.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lebanon Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -1597.20 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Lebanon Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1860.67 -1064.00 -182.55 -5575.08 USD Million [+]
Current Account -1881.60 -1300.00 1787.80 -1881.60 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -27.00 -25.70 37.80 -57.50 percent [+]
Imports 2180.63 1364.00 5825.86 268.55 USD Million [+]
Exports 319.96 300.00 487.12 26.69 USD Million [+]
External Debt 33775.80 33746.50 35677.60 315.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 2140.90 2079.30 5755.80 -2085.70 USD Million [+]
Remittances 681.00 611.10 1378.50 -248.90 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 286.80 286.80 286.83 286.80 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.15 5.64 6.38 3.06 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 259081.00 269732.00 564453.00 20568.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 211.14 140.99 872.52 -34.68 USD Million [+]

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Lebanon Balance of Trade

The decades long reconstruction efforts in Lebanon has led to consistent trade deficits. Lebanon mainly exports precious stones, metals, electrical equipment, chemical products, food and beverages, and paper. Lebanon mainly imports oil, electrical equipment, precious stones and metals, chemical products, base metals, vehicles, food and beverages, vegetable products and animal products. Lebanon’s main trading partners are South Africa, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Italy, China and France. This page provides - Lebanon Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lebanon Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1860.67 -1064.00 -182.55 -5575.08 1993 - 2019 USD Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 1373.00 May/19
Australia 5745.00 May/19
Brazil 5020.00 Jun/19
Canada 762.30 May/19
China 509.76 Jun/19
Euro Area 15671.60 Apr/19
France -3278.00 May/19
Germany 20600.00 May/19
India -15280.00 Jun/19
Indonesia 196.00 Jun/19
Italy 2884.57 Apr/19
Japan -967.11 May/19
Mexico 1030.71 May/19
Netherlands 5579.00 May/19
Russia 11823.00 May/19
Saudi Arabia 131636.00 Mar/19
Singapore 3962.64 May/19
South Africa 1737.21 May/19
South Korea 4168.00 Jun/19
Spain -1605300.00 Apr/19
Switzerland 1654.00 May/19
Turkey -1837.83 May/19
United Kingdom -2324.00 May/19
United States -55520.00 May/19


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