Bangladesh recorded a trade deficit of 103.10 BDT Billion in July of 2019. Balance of Trade in Bangladesh averaged -29.39 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 -118.00 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 -60.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bangladesh Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -150.00 BDT Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Bangladesh Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -103.10 -98.20 0.00 -209.80 BDT Billion [+]
Current Account -936.00 -2078.00 1852.00 -3293.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.60 -0.60 3.70 -4.40 percent [+]
Imports 382.96 332.23 465.30 0.57 BDT Billion [+]
Exports 279.82 234.01 279.82 0.05 BDT Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 87.10 87.10 104.70 80.01 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 1.34 0.82 679.50 -12.72 BDT Billion [+]
Remittances 1482.84 1597.69 1748.16 856.87 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 13.97 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 [+]


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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-103.10 -98.20 0.00 -209.80 1976 - 2019 BDT Billion Monthly




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