Bangladesh Trade Balance

1986 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Bangladesh's Trade Balance

  • Bangladesh's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 2.6 USD bn in Jun 2021, compared with a deficit of 2.1 USD bn in the previous month.
  • Bangladesh's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jul 1986 to Jun 2021, with an averaged value of -382.0 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 14.6 USD mn in Mar 1987 and a record low of -2.6 USD bn in Jun 2021.
  • 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's Total Exports reached 3.5 USD bn in Jun 2021, an increase of 54.4% YoY (year-on-year).
  • Total Imports recorded 6.1 USD bn in Jun 2021, an increase of 54.4% YoY (year-on-year).

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

Bangladesh Trade Balance

What was Bangladesh's Trade Balance in Jun 2021?

Bangladesh's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 2.6 USD bn in Jun 2021, compared with a deficit of 2.1 USD bn in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-2,575.5 Jun 2021 -2,080.3 May 2021 -2,575.5 Jun 2021 14.6 Mar 1987 USD mn monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -381.8 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Jul 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,576.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -198.9 Jul 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Jul 2021
Australia (USD mn) 8,729.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Jul 2021
Austria (USD mn) -1,875.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 1,675.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -2,575.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 303.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 2,078.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 194.8 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Jul 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -310.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) -57.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 7,637.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Aug 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -385.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) -498.1 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -973.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jun 2013 - Jun 2021
Canada (USD mn) 621.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jul 2021
Chile (USD mn) 5.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Aug 2021
China (USD mn) 58,331.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -1,876.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Jun 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -858.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -538.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 913.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 507.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 22.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Jul 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -2,876.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -186.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2021
European Union (USD mn) 10,161.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Finland (USD mn) -543.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Jul 2021
France (USD mn) -8,223.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -499.9 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Germany (USD mn) 21,171.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) -2,507.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -4,501.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Hungary (USD mn) -235.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jul 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -85.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
India (USD mn) -13,870.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 2,598.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Jul 2021
Iran (USD mn) 594,735,573.2 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 6,096.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2021
Israel (USD mn) -3,117.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jul 2021
Italy (USD mn) 5,613.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -32.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2021
Japan (USD mn) 478.3 Jul 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Jul 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -842.1 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jun 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 1,655.9 May 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - May 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -959.3 Jun 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Jun 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 1,646.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -434.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -331.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -472.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -723.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -333.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -699.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,783.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -252.9 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -112.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 2,895.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2021
Malta (USD mn) -616.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Jul 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -247.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -2,905.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -362.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 53.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -278.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,228.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -177.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 80.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Nepal (USD mn) -1,149.5 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Jul 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,898.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -280.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,658.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Norway (USD mn) 4,803.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Oman (USD mn) 1,702.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - May 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) -4,229.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Aug 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -352.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Panama (USD mn) -476.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 34.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2021
Peru (USD mn) 916.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -3,290.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Poland (USD mn) 711.1 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Jun 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -1,765.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Romania (USD mn) -2,583.6 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Jul 2021
Russia (USD mn) 23,516.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -728.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 2,931.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jul 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -12.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -44.3 Jul 2021 monthly Nov 1991 - Jul 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 2,542.9 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Jul 2021
Spain (USD mn) -2,396.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -606.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jul 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -406.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Sweden (USD mn) 823.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 6,736.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 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) 1,810.652 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1990 - Jul 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) 1,973,669.000 Jun 2021 monthly Apr 2002 - Jun 2021
Government Overall Balance: Excluding Grants (BDT mn) -97,340.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2021
Government Revenue & Foreign Grants (BDT mn) 264,570.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2008 - Apr 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.003 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,575.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,515.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 51.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 706.509 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 108,251.530 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,971.794 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,091.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 54.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jun 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 99,207.843 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 387,745.378 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
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
Exports: Europe: Germany Federal Republic (BDT mn) 379,452.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Exports: Europe: Spain (BDT mn) 162,189.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Petroleum Products (BDT mn) 54,966.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Yarn (BDT mn) 23,367.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Cotton (BDT mn) 27,194.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Imports: Capital Machinery (BDT mn) 26,023.700 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 2005 - Jun 2021
Imports: Textile and Articles Thereof (BDT mn) 35,132.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Jun 2021
Terms of Trade Index (2005-2006=100) 87.110 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: China (BDT mn) 1,123,512.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Indonesia (BDT mn) 15,463.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Singapore (BDT mn) 421,190.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: India (BDT mn) 656,981.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Imports: Asian Countries: excl Middle East: Japan (BDT mn) 179,697.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
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) -1,111.4 May 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - May 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 996.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2021
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) 70,671.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 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: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
BD: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payment(BoP): USD: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -3,977.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,885.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Official Transfers (USD mn) 3.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -65.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Import F.O.B (USD mn) -17,541.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 39.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account: Capital Transfers (USD mn) 38.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Reserve Assets (RA) (USD mn) -835.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services (USD mn) -860.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -908.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 996.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: FDI: of which net inflow (USD mn) 493.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance: Export F.O.B (USD mn) 9,509.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -869.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 38.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 22.300 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,032.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -2,745.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income: Private Transfers (PT) (USD mn) 5,781.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CF: Financial Account: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 4,323.700 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2021
IIP: Assets (BDT mn) 4,335,265.883 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
IIP: Liabilities (BDT mn) 8,118,898.147 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (BDT mn) -3,783,632.264 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
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) 45,395.142 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Jul 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 186,068.376 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Jul 2021
M2 Growth (%) 12.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1987 - Jul 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 43,857.9 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1972 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.000 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jun 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 806.931 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 170,612.864 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1986 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 12.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 170,532.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1988 - Jul 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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