Bangladesh Trade Balance

1986 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Bangladesh Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 1.3 USD bn in Nov 2020, compared with a deficit of 915.4 USD mn in the previous month. Bangladesh Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jul 1986 to Nov 2020, with an averaged value of -373.1 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 14.6 USD mn in Mar 1987 and a record low of -2.5 USD bn in May 2018. CEIC converts monthly Trade Balance into USD. Bangladesh Bank provides Trade Balance in local currency. Bangladesh Bank average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

In the latest reports, Bangladesh Total Exports reached 2.9 USD bn in Nov 2020, an increase of 5.5 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 4.1 USD bn in Nov 2020, an increase of 4.1 % year on year.

View Bangladesh's Trade Balance from Jul 1986 to Nov 2020 in the chart:

Bangladesh Trade Balance

What was Bangladesh's Trade Balance in Nov 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-1,251.3 Nov 2020 -915.4 Oct 2020 -2,516.4 May 2018 14.6 Mar 1987 USD mn monthly Jul 1986 - Nov 2020

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -213.4 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Jan 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,480.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -229.8 Dec 2020 monthly Nov 1995 - Dec 2020
Australia (USD mn) 5,110.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Dec 2020
Austria (USD mn) -139.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -91.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) 856.2 2019 yearly 1966 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,251.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Nov 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 2.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Belgium (USD mn) -1,122.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) 127.2 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Jan 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -339.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Botswana (USD mn) -163.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 1,152.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Feb 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -127.5 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) -451.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (USD mn) -783.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Canada (USD mn) -1,299.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
Chile (USD mn) 1,739.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Jan 2021
China (USD mn) 78,173.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2020
Colombia (USD mn) -1,113.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1958 - Dec 2020
Croatia (USD mn) -566.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2020
Cyprus (USD mn) -575.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,817.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Dec 2020
Denmark (USD mn) 763.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) 115.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1965 - Dec 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -3,289.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -159.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
European Union (USD mn) 32,189.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2020
Finland (USD mn) 1,259.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2020
France (USD mn) -4,127.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Georgia (USD mn) -313.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Germany (USD mn) 20,016.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) 123.4 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Greece (USD mn) -1,776.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -3,253.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 497.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
Iceland (USD mn) -7.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
India (USD mn) -14,540.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,958.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Jan 2021
Iran (USD mn) 20,500.0 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 6,646.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1970 - Dec 2020
Israel (USD mn) -1,862.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jan 2021
Italy (USD mn) 6,803.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -146.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Japan (USD mn) 3,784.5 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Jan 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -775.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1972 - Dec 2020
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -100.7 Dec 2020 monthly Sep 1995 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) -940.3 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1992 - Dec 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 2,707.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -235.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,248.6 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -189.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2020
Laos (USD mn) 312.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Sep 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -318.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (USD mn) -842.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 120.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (USD mn) -579.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Nov 2020
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,352.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) -300.9 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Malawi (USD mn) -135.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 5,065.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2020
Malta (USD mn) -123.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (USD mn) -247.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2020
Mexico (USD mn) 4,154.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) -348.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (USD mn) 181.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -168.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2020
Morocco (USD mn) -1,243.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -146.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 8.2 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,064.3 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Jan 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,472.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1996 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (USD mn) -450.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -2,187.3 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 2,712.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Oman (USD mn) 813.3 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -2,674.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Jan 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -331.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Panama (USD mn) -670.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) -40.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Peru (USD mn) 1,079.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020
Philippines (USD mn) -2,148.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020
Poland (USD mn) 485.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1986 - Dec 2020
Portugal (USD mn) -1,667.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020
Qatar (USD mn) 2,360.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2014 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -2,375.7 Dec 2020 monthly Aug 1990 - Dec 2020
Russia (USD mn) 11,581.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 43,994.5 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -683.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 4,233.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jan 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 193.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (USD mn) -322.7 Dec 2020 monthly Nov 1991 - Dec 2020
South Africa (USD mn) 781.4 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Jan 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,031.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1985 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -562.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2020
Sudan (USD mn) -555.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 627.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 5,580.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -265.566 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,752.274 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1990 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 21.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BDT bn) 20,911.837 2025 yearly 2003 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 5,008.913 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 1,769,324.000 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 224,530.000 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Oct 2020
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -22,520.000 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Oct 2020
BD: Social Contributions (BDT mn) 0.000 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.292 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,251.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Nov 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,896.5 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Nov 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) 5.5 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1987 - Nov 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 667.168 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 115,240.626 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,502.325 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 4,147.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Nov 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) 4.1 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1987 - Nov 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 110,004.230 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 432,673.520 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 437.216 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 221.452 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 39.496 Oct 2020 monthly Nov 1998 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 938.138 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2020
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 259.380 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 225.950 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Exports: Europe: Germany Federal Republic (BDT mn) 521,442.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Exports: Europe: Spain (BDT mn) 214,662.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Petroleum Products (BDT mn) 27,583.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1999 - Nov 2020
Imports: Cotton (BDT mn) 16,570.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1999 - Nov 2020
Imports: Yarn (BDT mn) 13,621.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1999 - Nov 2020
Imports: Textile and Articles Thereof (BDT mn) 28,807.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1999 - Nov 2020
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 21,745.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 2005 - Nov 2020
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: India (BDT mn) 752,048.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Indonesia (BDT mn) 124,914.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Singapore (BDT mn) 48,343.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: China (BDT mn) 1,291,540.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Japan (BDT mn) 159,105.000 2019 yearly 1987 - 2019
BD: Export Volume Index (2000=100) 529.505 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
BD: Import Volume Index (2000=100) 365.055 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
BD: Export Value Index (2000=100) 614.369 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
BD: Import Value Index (2000=100) 681.021 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 6.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 305.0 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1997 - Oct 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 540.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7.158 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -4.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 11.785 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 66,427.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 9,526.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -9.365 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -43,296.952 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
BD: BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 43.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 3,534.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 320.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 9.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -715.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -2,093.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 48.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -667.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 6,816.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 540.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 43.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 68.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,039.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -154.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) -713.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) -3,098.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 9,697.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -11,736.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -585.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,508.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Sep 2020
Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 13.400 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
BD: External Debt: Debt Outstanding, Debt Ration and Debt Service (DOD): Stocks:... (USD mn) 52,124.148 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
BD: External Debt: DOD: Stocks: Long-Term (USD mn) 41,556.540 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 8.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 39,667.960 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 1986 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 174,373.172 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 1986 - Dec 2020
M2 Growth (%) 13.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1987 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 40,736.5 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1972 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Nov 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 837.114 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 160,056.580 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1986 - Nov 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 13.0 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1987 - Nov 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 160,799.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1987 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1988 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,818.479 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 1991 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 14.11 Sep 2020 monthly Jun 1992 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.05 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
BD: Bank Non-Performing Loans to Total Gross Loans (%) 8.902 2019 yearly 2011 - 2019

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