Luxembourg's trade deficit widened to EUR 0.53 billion in January of 2020 from EUR 0.51 billion in the same month of the previous year. Exports decreased 5 percent to EUR 1.07 billion while imports fell at a softer 2.5 percent to 1.60 billion.

Balance of Trade in Luxembourg averaged -0.35 EUR Billion from 1988 until 2020, reaching an all time high of -0.03 EUR Billion in May of 1989 and a record low of -1.06 EUR Billion in September of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Luxembourg Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Luxembourg Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2020.

Balance of Trade in Luxembourg is expected to be -0.78 EUR 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 Luxembourg to stand at -0.94 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Luxembourg Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -0.94 EUR Billion in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Luxembourg Balance of Trade

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.53 -0.75 -0.03 -1.06 1988 - 2020 EUR Billion Monthly
Current Prices, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-12-20 10:00 AM Oct €-0.54B €-0.50B
2020-01-24 10:00 AM Nov €-0.67B €-0.58B €-0.58B
2020-02-25 12:00 PM Dec €-0.75B €-0.67B € -0.7B
2020-03-27 10:00 AM Jan €-0.53B €-0.75B €-0.68B
2020-04-24 09:00 AM Feb €-0.53B
2020-05-26 09:00 AM Mar € -0.8B
2020-06-25 09:00 AM Apr
2020-07-24 09:00 AM May


News Stream
Luxembourg Trade Gap Widens Slightly in July
The trade deficit in Luxembourg edged up to EUR 536.5 million in July of 2019 from EUR 533.3 million in the same month of the previous year, as exports rose 3.1 percent to EUR 1,118 million and imports advanced 2.3 percent to EUR 1,654.5 million.
2019-09-25
Luxembourg Trade Gap Shrinks in June
Luxembourg’s trade gap narrowed to EUR 480 million in June of 2019 from EUR 566 million in the same month of the previous year. Exports fell 2.2 percent from a year earlier to 1,1120.6 million and imports dropped at a faster 6.5 percent to EUR 1,600.6 million. Considering the second quarter of 2019, the trade deficit shrank to EUR 1,607.8 million from EUR 1,713 million a year earlier, as exports rose 5.4 percent to EUR 3,485.8 million and imports went up 1.5 percent to EUR 5,093.5 million.
2019-08-23
Luxembourg Trade Gap Widens in May
The trade deficit in Luxembourg rose to EUR 592.1 million in May of 2019 from EUR 580.6 million in the same month of the previous year. Exports climbed 3.2 percent from a year earlier to EUR 1,145.5 million, boosted by sales of machinery and equipment (+6.5 percent); transport equipment (+15.1 percent); chemicals and related products (+5.1 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (+12.3 percent). Meantime, imports went up at a softer 2.8 percent to EUR 1,737.6 million, mainly due to higher purchases of transport equipment (+0.1 percent); machinery and equipment (+2.8 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (+36.3 percent) and mineral fuels and lubricants (13.9 percent).
2019-07-26
Luxembourg Trade Gap Narrows in April
The trade deficit in Luxembourg shrank to EUR 534.3 million in April of 2019 from EUR 566.4 million in the same month of the previous year. Exports jumped 14.7 percent from a year earlier to EUR 1,204 million, boosted by sales of manufactured articles of base metal (7.7 percent); machinery & equipment (19.9 percent); transport equipment (55.1 percent) and chemicals & chemical products (10.4 percent). Shipments advanced mainly to Germany (3.4 percent); France (15.2 percent); Belgium (14.3 percent) and the US (97.1 percent). Meantime, imports rose at a softer 7.6 percent to EUR 1,738 million, mainly due to higher purchases of transport equipment (5.9 percent); machinery & transport (8 percent); chemicals & chemical products (3.8 percent) and mineral fuels & lubricants (22.6 percent). Imports went up mainly from Belgium (9.7 percent); France (1.2 percent); the US (32.2 percent) and Japan (8.9 percent); while those from Germany fell 1.7 percent.
2019-06-25

Luxembourg Balance of Trade
Luxembourg is an export-intensive economy. The country has traditionally imported most of its consumer goods and exported industrial products (steel). Exports now also include chemical and rubber products, finished glass and the most profitable financial services. The nation remains dependent on energy imports. European Union is by far its largest trading partner, accounting for about 84% of exports and 87% of imports.