Zambia recorded a trade surplus of 501.10 ZMK Million in May of 2019. Balance of Trade in Zambia averaged -48.64 ZMK Million from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1484 ZMK Million in January of 2011 and a record low of -2678 ZMK Million in October of 2015.

Balance of Trade in Zambia is expected to be -610.00 ZMK 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 Zambia to stand at 650.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Zambia Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -300.00 ZMK Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Zambia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 501.10 603.60 1484.00 -2678.00 ZMK Million [+]
Current Account 19.40 112.20 654.30 -564.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.30 -1.70 7.50 -20.90 percent [+]
Imports 8215.00 7174.40 9763.00 518.00 ZMK Million [+]
Exports 8717.00 7778.00 8916.00 271.00 ZMK Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.66 0.00 2.23 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 314.00 -35.20 1335.70 -281.90 USD Million [+]
External Debt 9144.60 8261.10 9208.80 909.60 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 194.90 128.80 2111.20 -902.70 USD Million [+]

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Zambia Balance of Trade

Zambia’s trade surpluses are the result of copper exports. Zambia also exports: sugar, tobacco, gemstones and cotton. Zambia is a net importer of fuel and machinery. Zambia’s main trading partner is China followed by South Africa and Congo-Kinshasa. This page provides the latest reported value for - Zambia Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Zambia 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
501.10 603.60 1484.00 -2678.00 2003 - 2019 ZMK 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 23000.00 May/19
France -3278.00 May/19
Germany 20600.00 May/19
India -15280.00 Jun/19
Indonesia 196.00 Jun/19
Italy 5347.00 May/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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