Pakistan recorded a trade deficit of 428275 PKR Million in May of 2019. Balance of Trade in Pakistan averaged -41466.83 PKR Million from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6457 PKR Million in June of 2003 and a record low of -452668 PKR Million in June of 2018.

Balance of Trade in Pakistan is expected to be -452000.00 PKR 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 Pakistan to stand at -340000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Pakistan Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -329000.00 PKR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-13 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -317.4B PKR -341.3B PKR -320B
2019-04-12 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -302.9B PKR -317.4B
2019-05-15 10:30 AM Balance of Trade PKR -375B PKR -302.9B PKR -362B
2019-06-18 10:15 AM Balance of Trade PKR -428B PKR -375B PKR -430B
2019-07-08 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -428B PKR -452B
2019-08-12 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -410B
2019-09-09 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -378B


Pakistan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -428275.00 -375354.00 6457.00 -452668.00 PKR Million [+]
Current Account -1973.00 -3851.00 1418.00 -6321.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.80 -4.10 4.90 -8.50 percent [+]
Exports 306303.00 295541.00 306303.00 51.00 PKR Million [+]
Imports 734578.00 670895.00 734578.00 96.00 PKR Million [+]
External Debt 105841.00 99086.00 105841.00 33172.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 59.60 57.10 94.83 49.17 Index Points [+]
Remittances 5065.00 5473.00 5557.00 906.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 64.60 64.60 65.44 64.38 Tonnes [+]
Capital Flows -5444.00 -2845.00 1620.00 -5444.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 92.00 95.00 97.00 50.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3794.70 3451.00 3794.70 2099.10 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 8.18 8.40 9.07 6.12 [+]

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Pakistan Balance of Trade

Pakistan has been running consistent trade deficit since 2003 mainly due to high imports of energy. Since 2012, China has emerged as Pakistan’s largest trading partner replacing the United States. In recent years, the biggest trade deficits were recorded with China, India, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Malaysia. Pakistan records trade surpluses with the United States, Afghanistan, Germany and United Kingdom. This page provides - Pakistan Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Pakistan Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-428275.00 -375354.00 6457.00 -452668.00 1957 - 2019 PKR Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 1373.00 May/19
Australia 4871.00 Apr/19
Brazil 6422.00 May/19
Canada -966.20 Apr/19
China 416.58 May/19
Euro Area 15671.60 Apr/19
France -4981.00 Apr/19
Germany 17900.00 Apr/19
India -15360.00 May/19
Indonesia 207.60 May/19
Italy 2884.57 Apr/19
Japan -967.11 May/19
Mexico 1370.00 Apr/19
Netherlands 4154.00 Apr/19
Russia 13705.00 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 180059.00 Dec/18
Singapore 3962.64 May/19
South Africa -3427.45 Apr/19
South Korea 2271.00 May/19
Spain -1605300.00 Apr/19
Switzerland 1654.00 May/19
Turkey -2982.01 Apr/19
United Kingdom -2740.00 Apr/19
United States -50791.00 Apr/19


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