Sri Lanka Trade Balance

1982 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Sri Lanka Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 564.5 USD mn in Nov 2020, compared with a deficit of 514.3 USD mn in the previous month. Sri Lanka Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1982 to Nov 2020, with an averaged value of -148.4 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 110.1 USD mn in Aug 2002 and a record low of -1.1 USD bn in Nov 2011. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka provides Trade Balance in USD.

In the latest reports, Sri Lanka Total Exports reached 848.4 USD mn in Oct 2020, a decrease of 16.3 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 1.4 USD bn in Nov 2020, a decrease of 20.5 % year on year.

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Sri Lanka Trade Balance

What was Sri Lanka's Trade Balance in Nov 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-564.5 Nov 2020 -514.3 Oct 2020 -1,100.6 Nov 2011 110.1 Aug 2002 USD mn monthly Jan 1982 - Nov 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -376.8 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1998 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 141.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -197.4 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 1995 - Nov 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,651.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Nov 2020
Austria (USD mn) -377.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 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) -915.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Oct 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 309.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.1 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Mar 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 9,715.872 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.9 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 78,253.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 91.3 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LKR bn) 4,748.005 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LKR bn) 23,368.660 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (LKR bn) 2,958.922 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Government Debt: Foreign (LKR mn) 6,528,826.088 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: Domestic (LKR mn) 7,940,278.132 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Overall Fiscal Surplus/Deficit (LKR mn) -418,100.932 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Revenue & Grants​: Revenue (LKR mn) 365,529.195 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Expenditure & Lending Minus Repayments (LR) (LKR mn) 784,282.227 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Expenditure & LR: Recurrent (LKR mn) 701,378.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Government Expenditure & LR: Capital & Net Lending (LKR mn) 82,903.927 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020

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