Bangladesh recorded a trade deficit of 163.50 BDT Billion in July of 2021. source: Bangladesh Bank

Balance of Trade in Bangladesh averaged -33.96 BDT Billion from 1976 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 0 BDT Billion in April of 1977 and a record low of -218.40 BDT Billion in June of 2021. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Balance of Trade in Bangladesh is expected to be -110.00 BDT Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bangladesh Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -110.00 BDT Billion in 2022 and -140.00 BDT Billion in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Bangladesh Balance of Trade

Bangladesh Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Balance of Trade -163.50 BDT Billion Jul/21 -218.40 0.00 -218.40
Current Account -3977.00 USD Million Mar/21 526.00 3576.00 -3977.00
Current Account to GDP -1.50 percent of GDP Dec/20 -1.70 3.20 -4.40
Imports 385.94 BDT Billion Jul/21 516.57 516.57 0.57
Exports 222.47 BDT Billion Jul/21 298.15 298.15 0.05
Capital Flows 7.63 BDT Billion Jun/21 0.33 679.50 -12.72
Remittances 1940.81 USD Million Jun/21 2171.03 2598.21 856.87
Foreign Direct Investment 1510.00 USD Million Dec/20 2650.00 2650.00 276.00
External Debt 44.20 USD Billion Dec/20 38.48 44.20 16.17

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).