Slovenia posted a EUR 88.1 million surplus in November 2019, compared to a EUR 13.6 million deficit in the same month of the previous year, as exports jumped 4 percent, led by sales to non-EU countries (28.7 percent). Meanwhile, exports to the EU dropped 3.6 percent. Imports rose at a much softer 0.4 percent, as an increase in purchases from non-EU countries (24.5 percent) was partially offset by a sharp decline in shipments from EU members (-6.6 percent). In the first eleven months of the year, the trade deficit stood at EUR 152.2 million, with exports rising by 8.8 percent and imports by 10.6 percent.

Balance of Trade in Slovenia averaged -64.35 EUR Million from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 215.95 EUR Million in September of 2017 and a record low of -340.92 EUR Million in April of 2019. This page provides - Slovenia Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Balance of Trade in Slovenia is expected to be 140.00 EUR 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 Slovenia to stand at -150.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Slovenia Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -90.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Slovenia Balance of Trade

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
88.06 -141.66 215.95 -340.92 1992 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-10 08:30 AM Aug €20.2M €-27.5M €10M
2019-11-08 09:30 AM Sep €29M €20.2M €60M
2019-12-10 09:30 AM Oct €-103M €-36M €-130M
2020-01-09 09:30 AM Nov €88M €-142M
2020-02-07 09:30 AM Dec €88M € -70M


News Stream
2019-12-10
Slovenia Trade Gap Widens in October
Slovenia's recorded a trade deficit of EUR 103 million in October of 2019 compared to a shortfall of EUR 82 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. Imports surged 7.6 percent to EUR to EUR 3,182.1 million, as purchases from non-EU countries increased 45.1 percent while the ones from the EU declined 3.8 percent. Meantime, exports rose 7.1 percent to EUR 3,078.7 million, with sales to non-EU countries climbing 37.6 percent while those from the EU falling 1.5 percent.

2019-11-08
Slovenia Trade Balance Swings to Surplus
Slovenia recorded a trade surplus of EUR 29 million in September of 2019 compared to a deficit of EUR 10.58 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. Exports grew 15.2 percent to EUR 2,963.1 million, with sales to non-EU countries climbing 49 percent and those to the EU rising 5.5 percent. Meantime, imports rose at a slower 13.6 percent to EUR 2,934.1 million, as purchases from non-EU countries surged 29.6 percent and the ones from the EU advanced 8.6 percent. In the first nine months of the year, the country posted a trade deficit of EUR 35.2 million, as imports and exports grew 11.8 percent and 9.6 percent, respectively.

2019-10-10
Slovenia Trade Surplus Widens in August
Slovenia trade surplus increased to EUR 20.21 million in August of 2019 from EUR 8.24 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. Exports advanced 4.9 percent to EUR 2,317 million, with sales to non-EU countries increasing 28.9 percent while those to the EU declining 2.5 percent. Meantime, imports went up 4.3 percent to EUR 2,297 million, as purchases from non-EU countries jumped 28.3 percent while those from the EU fell 1.7 percent.

2019-09-09
Slovenia Trade Surplus Largest on Record in July
Slovenia trade surplus increased to EUR 937.05 million in July of 2019 from EUR 108.83 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. It was the largest trade surplus since the series began in 1992. Exports advanced 46.3 percent to EUR 3,962 million, with sales to the EU increasing 5.6 percent while those to non-EU countries advancing 185.4 percent. Meantime, imports went up 16.4 percent to EUR 3,025 million, as purchases from the EU jumped 62.3 percent while those from non-EU countries rose 62.3 percent.

2019-08-09
Slovenia Trade Surplus Widens Slightly in June
Slovenia trade surplus increased to EUR 124.9 million in June of 2019 from EUR 118.6 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. Exports advanced 3.3 percent to EUR 2,814 million, with sales to non-EU countries increasing 20.2 percent while those to the EU declining 1.8 percent. Meantime, imports went up 3.3 percent to EUR 2,689 million, as purchases from non-EU countries jumped 33 percent while those from the EU fell 5.0 percent.

2019-07-10
Slovenia Trade Balance Swings to Surplus in May
Slovenia recorded a trade surplus of EUR 128.5 million in May of 2019 compared to a EUR 28.59 million deficit in the same month of the previous year. Exports increased 10.6 percent to EUR 2.94 billion as sales to the EU went up 6.6 percent ant those to non-EU countries rose 24 percent. Imports advanced at slower 4.7 percent to EUR 2.81 billion as purchases from the EU increased 4.9 percent while those from non-EU countries went up 3.7 percent. Considering the January to May period, Slovenia posted a trade gap of EUR 61.33 million, as exports rose 10.3 percent year-on-year to EUR 14 billion while imports increased 12.6 percent to EUR 14.06 billion


Slovenia Balance of Trade
Trade in Slovenia equals about 120% of GDP (exports and imports combined). Slovenia exports mostly motor vehicles, furniture and household electrical equipment, pharmaceutical products and clothes. The country imports machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels and lubricants and food. European Union (Germany, Austria, Italy and France) is by far its largest trading partner accounting for about 71% of exports and 79% of imports.

Slovenia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 88.06 -141.66 215.95 -340.92 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 387.50 420.50 471.30 -363.70 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 7.00 7.20 7.20 -5.30 percent [+]
Imports 2848.21 3221.41 3221.41 320.80 EUR Million [+]
Exports 2936.27 3079.75 3079.75 346.40 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 44693.40 44495.30 44962.40 1059.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 230.10 440.70 1789.50 -1276.50 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 71.20 27.10 769.80 -223.30 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 291987.00 468269.00 1067416.00 153320.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 3.17 3.17 7.56 0.01 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 0.01 0.01 0.04 0.01 BBL/D/1K [+]