Pakistan recorded a trade deficit of 302889 PKR Million in March of 2019. Balance of Trade in Pakistan averaged -40502.04 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
2019-01-11 11:30 AM Balance of Trade PKR -327.2B PKR -371.6B PKR -365.8B
2019-02-12 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -341.3B PKR -327.2B PKR -345B
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
2019-05-13 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -302.9B PKR -362B
2019-06-10 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -430B
2019-07-08 10:00 AM Balance of Trade PKR -452B


Pakistan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -302889.00 -317370.00 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 275384.00 261669.00 287798.00 51.00 PKR Million [+]
Imports 578273.00 579039.00 676992.00 96.00 PKR Million [+]
External Debt 99108.00 96735.00 99108.00 33172.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 59.60 57.10 94.83 49.17 Index Points [+]
Remittances 5473.00 5557.00 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 90.00 88.00 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-302889.00 -317370.00 6457.00 -452668.00 1957 - 2019 PKR Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 460.00 Feb/19
Australia 4801.00 Feb/19
Brazil 4990.00 Mar/19
Canada -2894.80 Feb/19
China 326.47 Mar/19
Euro Area 17938.00 Feb/19
France -4002.00 Feb/19
Germany 17900.00 Feb/19
India -10890.00 Mar/19
Indonesia 540.20 Mar/19
Italy 3267.83 Feb/19
Japan 528.50 Mar/19
Mexico 1222.00 Feb/19
Netherlands 5130.00 Feb/19
Russia 15671.00 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia 180059.00 Dec/18
Singapore 3615.50 Mar/19
South Africa 3990.00 Feb/19
South Korea 5222.00 Mar/19
Spain -4483276.00 Jan/19
Switzerland 2494.00 Mar/19
Turkey -2134.33 Feb/19
United Kingdom -4860.00 Feb/19
United States -49382.00 Feb/19


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