Bangladesh Trade Balance

1986 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Bangladesh Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 2.2 USD bn in Mar 2021, compared with a deficit of 2.0 USD bn in the previous month. Bangladesh Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jul 1986 to Mar 2021, with an averaged value of -378.5 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 2.7 USD bn in Feb 2021, a decrease of 12.9 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 5.5 USD bn in Mar 2021, an increase of 6.1 % year on year.

View Bangladesh's Trade Balance from Jul 1986 to Mar 2021 in the chart:

Bangladesh Trade Balance

What was Bangladesh's Trade Balance in Mar 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-2,193.3 Mar 2021 -2,006.4 Feb 2021 -2,516.4 May 2018 14.6 Mar 1987 USD mn monthly Jul 1986 - Mar 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -332.7 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Apr 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,003.2 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -171.5 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Apr 2021
Australia (USD mn) 5,671.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Apr 2021
Austria (USD mn) -959.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 432.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -2,193.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Mar 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 102.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 3,325.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 99.7 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Apr 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -310.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) -85.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 9,290.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - May 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 77.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) -585.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -708.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 2013 - Dec 2020
Canada (USD mn) 475.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Chile (USD mn) 1,313.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2021
China (USD mn) 45,539.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -1,608.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Mar 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -1,034.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -491.6 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 2,352.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 500.6 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 173.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Mar 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -2,686.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -221.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
European Union (USD mn) 17,054.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Finland (USD mn) -317.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2021
France (USD mn) -7,470.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -371.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Germany (USD mn) 18,976.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) -2,204.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -4,090.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 391.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -48.7 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
India (USD mn) -6,280.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 2,360.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - May 2021
Iran (USD mn) 594,735,573.2 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 6,550.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Mar 2021
Israel (USD mn) -2,799.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Italy (USD mn) 5,810.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -161.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Japan (USD mn) 597.7 Apr 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Apr 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -746.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Feb 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 990.1 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - Mar 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -1,083.1 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Mar 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 2,925.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -387.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,489.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -215.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -259.4 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -723.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -241.4 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -681.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,584.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -327.7 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Apr 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -112.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,738.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2021
Malta (USD mn) -304.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -250.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -2,905.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -343.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 58.7 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -179.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,000.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -177.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 68.7 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,310.9 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Apr 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 7,975.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 276.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -2,959.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Norway (USD mn) 2,025.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Oman (USD mn) 941.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,645.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -352.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Panama (USD mn) -641.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 301.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Peru (USD mn) 423.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -2,734.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Poland (USD mn) 688.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Mar 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -1,501.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Romania (USD mn) -2,067.7 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Apr 2021
Russia (USD mn) 10,816.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -676.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 4,074.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 240.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -63.8 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1991 - Apr 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,190.3 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Apr 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,316.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -832.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -555.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 211.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 4,526.4 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 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) -77.594 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,970.001 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1990 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 21.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BDT bn) 22,562.950 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (BDT bn) 5,574.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Government Debt: Domestic (DO): Net (BDT mn) 1,717,343.000 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2002 - Jan 2021
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 239,550.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -6,700.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.003 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,193.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,290.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 25.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Mar 2021
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) 5,483.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 32.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Mar 2021
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) 169.641 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 38.959 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,098.892 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Import Price Index (2005-2006=100) 277.030 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Export Price Index (2005-2006=100) 237.280 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Imports: Petroleum Products (BDT mn) 45,788.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Mar 2021
Imports: Cotton (BDT mn) 32,062.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Mar 2021
Imports: Yarn (BDT mn) 14,642.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Mar 2021
Imports: Textile and Articles Thereof (BDT mn) 31,791.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Mar 2021
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 18,403.900 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Mar 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 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) -688.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Feb 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,013.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -4.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7.158 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: % of GDP (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 10,986.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -10.942 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -44,326.496 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
BD: BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 2,616.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) -775.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,013.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 44.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 15.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 44.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -962.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -4,426.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -2,521.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 6,426.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -977.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 387.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2015 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 788.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -3.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 10.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) -3,057.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 9,064.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -13,490.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -260.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,261.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -3,758,886.898 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,315,879.964 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 8,074,766.863 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Outstanding External Debt as Percentage of GDP (%) 13.400 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 8.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 38,888.939 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 174,975.684 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Mar 2021
M2 Growth (%) 13.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1987 - Mar 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 42,926.7 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1972 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 795.972 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 163,973.880 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1986 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 161,643.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 11.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1988 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,780.601 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1991 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 13.38 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1992 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.05 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020

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