Bahrain Trade Balance

1966 - 2021 | Yearly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Bahrain's Trade Balance

  • Bahrain's Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 4.9 USD bn in Dec 2021, compared with a deficit of 127.1 USD mn in the previous year
  • Bahrain's Trade Balance data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1966 to Dec 2021, with an averaged value of 17.6 USD mn
  • The data reached an all-time high of 7.5 USD bn in Dec 2011 and a record low of -1.1 USD bn in Dec 2018
CEIC converts annual Trade Balance into USD. Central Informatics Organization provides Trade Balance in local currency. The Central Bank of Bahrain average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

Further information about Bahrain's Trade Balance

  • In the latest reports, Bahrain's Total Exports reached 8.6 USD bn in Jun 2022, an increase of 60.1% YoY (year-on-year)
  • Total Imports recorded 6.2 USD bn in Jun 2022, an increase of 60.1% YoY (year-on-year)

View Bahrain's Trade Balance from 1966 to 2021 in the chart:

Bahrain Trade Balance

What was Bahrain's Trade Balance in 2021?

Bahrain's Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 4.9 USD bn in Dec 2021, compared with a deficit of 127.1 USD mn in the previous year See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
4,904.0 2021 -127.1 2020 -1,066.5 2018 7,544.4 2011 USD mn yearly 1966 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -385.9 Aug 2022 monthly Oct 1998 - Aug 2022
Algeria (USD mn) -274.8 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Argentina (USD mn) -424.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2022
Armenia (USD mn) -266.9 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 1995 - Jul 2022
Australia (USD mn) 7,652.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1971 - Jul 2022
Austria (USD mn) -677.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 2,949.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 4,904.0 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) -3,134.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 550.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Belgium (USD mn) -5,609.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 60.8 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 1994 - Jul 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -470.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 159.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 4,106.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Aug 2022
Brunei (USD mn) 221.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Bulgaria (USD mn) -876.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) -1,286.3 May 2022 monthly Jun 2013 - May 2022
Canada (USD mn) 3,132.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jul 2022
Chile (USD mn) -989.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Aug 2022
China (USD mn) 79,393.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2022
Colombia (USD mn) -976.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Jul 2022
Croatia (USD mn) -1,413.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -954.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 47.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 328.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 243.3 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1992 - Jul 2022
Egypt (USD mn) -2,681.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Estonia (USD mn) -354.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
European Union (USD mn) -49,829.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Finland (USD mn) -1,276.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
France (USD mn) -14,782.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Georgia (USD mn) -743.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2022
Germany (USD mn) 5,490.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 131.1 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) -3,046.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -3,510.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -1,203.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jul 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -168.4 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
India (USD mn) -27,980.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 5,757.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - Aug 2022
Iran (USD mn) 23,368.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 4,022.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Jul 2022
Israel (USD mn) -3,356.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Italy (USD mn) -3,857.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 1,126.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2022
Japan (USD mn) -17,528.5 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Aug 2022
Jordan (USD mn) -1,455.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - May 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,800.8 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 1995 - Jul 2022
Kenya (USD mn) -1,260.5 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 1992 - Jun 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -9,487.2 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) -441.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -386.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -403.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) -653.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) -813.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) -647.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -469.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) -272.0 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 2022
Malawi (USD mn) -173.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2022
Malaysia (USD mn) 3,393.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Malta (USD mn) -893.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Jul 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) -332.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Mexico (USD mn) -4,400.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Moldova (USD mn) -422.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 454.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) -276.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Morocco (USD mn) -3,219.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) -49.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) 25.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2022
Nepal (USD mn) -1,134.5 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 1974 - Jul 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,883.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) -676.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 2,020.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Norway (USD mn) 20,359.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
Oman (USD mn) 1,895.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,588.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Aug 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -520.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2022
Panama (USD mn) -996.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Jul 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) -201.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2022
Peru (USD mn) -149.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Philippines (USD mn) -5,927.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Poland (USD mn) -1,867.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Jul 2022
Portugal (USD mn) -2,558.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 9,551.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Jul 2022
Romania (USD mn) -3,376.5 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 1990 - Jul 2022
Russia (USD mn) 22,518.0 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 123,329.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Serbia (USD mn) -898.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 2,713.5 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Aug 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) -27.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) -81.0 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 1991 - Jul 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 1,468.1 Jul 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Jul 2022
Spain (USD mn) -5,200.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -123.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Jul 2022
Sudan (USD mn) -286.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Sweden (USD mn) -202.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 3,427.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -13.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -4,576.393 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,433.202 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 3.7 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 38,068.4 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Jul 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 95.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BHD bn) 4.987 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BHD bn) 25.321 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BHD bn) 3.470 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Budget: Net Surplus or Deficit (BHD mn) -1,721.094 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Government Budget: Revenue: Non Oil: Taxation and Fees (BHD mn) 539.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Net Government Debt: Outstanding (BHD mn) 10,730.785 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
Domestic Public Debt Instruments: Outstanding (BHD mn) 14,316.800 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Jul 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.242 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 4,904.0 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 8,632.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 70.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 5,003,373.747 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,822.710 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,231.640 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,228.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 60.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 160,364.686 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 61,228.610 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 163.566 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 56.599 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 54.437 Jun 2022 monthly Nov 1994 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 199.019 Sep 2019 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2019
Exports (BHD mn) 3,246.400 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Imports (BHD mn) 2,342.400 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Exports: Annual: Re-Exports (BHD mn) 109.900 2007 yearly 1991 - 2007
Exports: HS: Annual (BHD mn) 8,410.900 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Imports: Annual (BHD mn) 6,566.600 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Energy Imports: Value: Crude Oil: Annual (USD th) 2,776,458.000 2020 yearly 1978 - 2020
Energy Exports: Volume: Petroleum Products (Barrel th) 7,489.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 64.3 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 2,027.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 15.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,759.2 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 72.325 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 18.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 0.895 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 23,433.782 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,403.989 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 1,515.160 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,572.606 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 2,572.606 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 111.170 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018
BH: BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 2017 yearly 1975 - 2017
BH: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn) 981.915 2011 yearly 1975 - 2011
BoP: Current Account: Goods (BHD mn) 1,844.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (BHD mn) -1,920.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net (BHD mn) -425.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (BHD mn) 978.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (BHD mn) -950.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account (BHD mn) -636.700 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Errors and Omissions (BHD mn) -341.800 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Workers' Remittances (BHD mn) -950.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (BHD mn) 4,837.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income (BHD mn) -950.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net (BHD mn) 97.200 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Assets (BHD mn) -397.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (BHD mn) -3,802.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (BHD mn) 970.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment (BHD mn) 637.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net: Assets (BHD mn) -1,316.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (BHD mn) 1,034.800 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Capital Account (BHD mn) 0.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Reserve Assets: Net (BHD mn) -946.300 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment: Net: Liabilities (BHD mn) 494.500 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net: Liabilities (BHD mn) 891.400 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
IIP: Assets (BHD mn) 53,494.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
IIP: Liabilities (BHD mn) 44,681.100 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (BHD mn) 8,813.000 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
No of Registrations: New Enterprises (Unit) 2,071.000 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.5 Mar 2018 semiannually Mar 2013 - Mar 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 8,825.758 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 37,278.937 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.6 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1975 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 5.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,341.0 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1965 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.131 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.7 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 6.648 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1966 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 51,411.265 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 51,114.8 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 1991 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.4 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 1992 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 30,168.235 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.85 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 68.57 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (BHD mn) 14,019.900 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Jul 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (BHD mn) 3,319.200 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1974 - Jul 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency Outside Banks (BHD mn) 535.600 Nov 2018 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2018
Money Supply: M3 (BHD mn) 15,152.300 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 1991 - Jul 2022
Currency in Circulation (BHD mn) 712.300 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Official Reserves (BHD mn) 1,708.300 Sep 2015 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2015
Deposits: Retail Banks (BHD mn) 19,334.800 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: NR: Business (BHD mn) 5,108.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: Non Bank Residents (NR) (BHD mn) 11,345.700 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Outstanding Loans: Retail Banks: NR: Personal (BHD mn) 5,644.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022

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