Bangladesh recorded a trade deficit of 220.60 BDT Billion in October of 2021. source: Bangladesh Bank

Balance of Trade in Bangladesh averaged -34.88 BDT Billion from 1976 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 0 BDT Billion in April of 1977 and a record low of -220.60 BDT Billion in October 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 January of 2022.

Balance of Trade in Bangladesh is expected to be -150.00 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 -50.00 BDT Billion in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Bangladesh Balance of Trade

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Balance of Trade -220.60 -203.10 BDT Billion Oct/21
Current Account -3887.00 -3977.00 USD Million Jun/21
Current Account to GDP -1.50 -1.70 percent of GDP Dec/20
Imports 526.75 518.56 BDT Billion Oct/21
Exports 306.18 315.51 BDT Billion Oct/21
Capital Flows 3.10 1.80 BDT Billion Sep/21
Remittances 1810.10 1871.50 USD Million Aug/21
Foreign Direct Investment 1510.00 2650.00 USD Million Dec/20
External Debt 44.20 38.48 USD Billion Dec/20
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).